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vajra

[vuhj-ruh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. (in Vedic mythology) the thunderbolt of Indra.

Origin of vajra

From Sanskrit
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Historical Examples

  • The classical keraunos is still preserved in Tibet as the dorje, which is identified with Indra's thunderbolt, the vajra.

    The Evolution of the Dragon

    G. Elliot Smith