vajra

[ vuhj-ruh ]
/ ˈvʌdʒ rə /

noun Hinduism.

(in Vedic mythology) the thunderbolt of Indra.

Origin of vajra

From Sanskrit
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Examples from the Web for vajra

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