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vajra

[ vuhj-ruh ]
/ ˈvʌdʒ rə /
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noun Hinduism.
(in Vedic mythology) the thunderbolt of Indra.
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Origin of vajra

From Sanskrit
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How to use vajra in a sentence

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

  • Bika Daikoku, a priest, with Mallet in right hand, vajra-hilted sword in left.

    Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
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