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Indra

[in-druh]
noun
  1. Hinduism. the chief of the Vedic gods, the god of rain and thunder.
  2. a male given name.
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  • He may be compared to Indra, who dwells in a heaven that also comprises 33 halls.

  • Indra and Agni are frequently so treated; so are Varuna and Mitra.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • Indra also obtained soma from the mountain by similar means.

  • Indra, in the time of Buddha worshiped by the people as the most powerful god.

    The Buddha

    Paul Carus

  • He shows no reverence for Issara, And Indra is to him a fairy tale.

    The Buddha

    Paul Carus


British Dictionary definitions for indra

Indra

noun
  1. Hinduism the most celebrated god of the Rig-Veda, governing the weather and dispensing rain
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