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 índra [ indra ]


as m. ( for etym. as given by native authorities see Nir. x, 8 Sāy. on RV. i, 3, 4 Uṇ. ii, 28; according to BRD. fr. in = √ inv with suff. ra preceded by inserted d, meaning ' to subdue, conquer'; according to Muir, S. T. v, 119, for sindra fr. √ syand, ' to drop '; more probably from √ ind, ' to drop ', q.v., and connected with indu above ), the god of the atmosphere and sky

the Indian Jupiter Pluvius or lord of rain ( who in Vedic mythology reigns over the deities of the intermediate region or atmosphere; he fights against and conquers with his thunder-bolt [ vajra ] the demons of darkness, and is in general a symbol of generous heroism; Indra was not originally lord of the gods of the sky, but his deeds were most useful to mankind, and he was therefore addressed in prayers and hymns more than any other deity, and ultimately superseded the more lofty and spiritual Varuṇa; in the later mythology Indra is subordinated to the triad Brahman, Viṣṇu, and Śiva, but remained the chief of all other deities in the popular mind ) RV. AV. ŚBr. Mn. MBh. R. etc.; ( he is also regent of the east quarter, and considered one of the twelve Ādityas ) Mn. R. Suśr. etc.

in the Vedānta he is identified with the supreme being

a prince

ifc. best, excellent, the first, the chief ( of any class of objects ; surêndra, rājêndra, parvatêndra, etc. ). Mn. Hit.

the pupil of the right eye ( that of the left being called Indrāṇī or Indra's wife ) ŚBr. BṛĀrUp.

the number fourteen, Sūryas

N. of a grammarian

of a physician

the plant Wrightia Antidysenterica ( see kuṭaja ) L.

a vegetable poison L.

the twenty-sixth Yoga or division of a circle on the plane of the ecliptic

the Yoga star in the twenty-sixth Nakshatra, ? Pegasi

the human soul, the portion of spirit residing in the body

night L.

one of the nine divisions of Jambu-dvīpa or the known continent L.

( ā ), f. the wife of Indra, see indrāṇī

N. of a plant L.

( ī ), f. N. of an attendant of Devī




índra-ṛṣabhā [ indraRSabhA ]

( índra° ), f. ' having Indra as a bull, or impregnated by Indra ', the earth AV. xii, 1, 6



índra-karman [ indrakarman ]

m. ' performing Indra's deeds '

N. of Viṣṇu R.



índra-kavi [ indrakavi ]

m. N. of a poet



índra-kārmuka [ indrakArmuka ]

n. rainbow VarBṛS.



índra-kīla [ indrakIla ]

m. N. of a mountain MBh.

a bolt, cross-beam AV. Par. Suśr.



índra-kukṣi [ indrakukSi ]

m. ' Indra's belly ', N. of particular Soma sacrifices TāṇḍyaBr.



índra-kuñjara [ indrakuJjara ]

m. Indra's elephant ( airāvata ) L.



índra-kūṭa [ indrakUTa ]

m. N. of a mountain Hariv.



índra-kṛṣṭa [ indrakRSTa ]

mfn. ' ploughed by Indra ', growing in a wild state MBh.



índra-ketu [ indraketu ]

m. Indra's banner Lalit.

N. of a man BhP.



índra-kośa [ indrakoza ]

m. a platform



índra-koṣa [ indrakoSa ]

m. a platform



índra-koṣaka [ indrakoSaka ]

m. a platform

a scaffold

a projection of the roof of a house, a kind of balcony or terrace

a pin or bracket projecting from the wall R. and L.



índra-krośa [ indrakroza ]

m. N. of a place TāṇḍyaBr.



índra-giri [ indragiri ]

m. N. of a mountain Rājat



índra-gupta [ indragupta ]

( índra° ), mf ( ā ) n. guarded or protected by Indra AV. xii, 1, 11

(as) m. N. of a Brāman



índra-guru [ indraguru ]

m. teacher of Indra, N. of Kaśyapa



índra-gopa [ indragopa ]

or ā mfn. Ved. having Indra as one's protector RV. viii, 46, 32

(as) m. the insect cochineal of various kinds

a fire-fly ( in this sense also indra-gopaka )



índra-ghoṣá [ indraghoSa ]

m. ' having the name Indra ', N. of a particular deity VS. MaitrS.



índra-candana [ indracandana ]

n. = hari-candana L.



índra-cāpa [ indracApa ]

m.n. Indra's bow, the rainbow MBh. Megh. VarBṛS.



índra-cirbhiṭī [ indracirbhiTI ]

f. N. of a plant L.



índra-cchanda [ indracchanda ]

m. a necklace consisting of 1008 strings VarBṛS. Pañcad



índra-ja [ indraja ]

m. N. of the ape Vālin L.



índra-jatu [ indrajatu ]

n. bitumen Nir



índra-janana [ indrajanana ]

n. Indra's birth. ( indra-jananīya [ gana indra-jananâdi Pāṇ. iv, 3, 88 ], mfn. treating of Indra's birth. )



índra-jā [ indrajA ]

mfn. descended from Indra AV. iv, 3, 7



índra-jānu [ indrajAnu ]

m. N. of a monkey R.



índra-jālá [ indrajAla ]

n. the net of Indra AV. viii, 8, 8

a weapon employed by Arjuna MBh.

sham, illusion, delusion, magic, sorcery, juggle

the art of magic etc. Kathās. Ratnāv. Prab. Vedāntas. Sāh. etc.

-jña m. knowing the art of magic, a juggler, sorcerer VarBṛS.

-paricaya m. knowledge of magic art Kshem

-puruṣa m. a phantom of a man Daś

-vidyā f. the science of magic art



índra-jālika [ indrajAlika ]

m. a juggler, a conjurer



índra-jālin [ indrajAlin ]

m. a juggler, sorcerer Kathās

N. of a Bodhi-sattva Lalit.



índra-jit [ indrajit ]

m. ' conqueror of Indra ', N. of the son of Rāvaṇa R. Ragh

of a Dānava Hariv.

of the father of Rāvaṇa and king of Kāśmīra Rājat

of a king and protector of Keśava-dāsa. indrajid-vijayin m. ' conqueror of Indra-jit ', N. of Lakshmaṇa L.



índra-jūta [ indrajUta ]

( indrá- ), mfn. promoted or excited or procured by Indra RV. and AV.



índra-jyeṣṭha [ indrajyeSTha ]

( índra- ), mfn. one whose chief is Indra, led by Indra RV. AV. TS.



índra-tanū' [ indratanU ]

f. N. of a kind of bricks TS.



índra-tama [ indratama ]

mfn. most Indra-like RV. VS.



índra-taru [ indrataru ]

m. Terminalia Arjuna VarBṛS. Nir



índra-tā [ indratA ]

f. power and dignity of Indra



índra-tāpana [ indratApana ]

m. N. of a Dānava MBh. Hariv.



índra-tūrīyá [ indratUrIya ]

n. a particular rite TBr. ŚBr.



índra-tūla [ indratUla ]

n. a flock of cotton or a flocculent seed etc. blown about in the air L.



índra-tūlaka [ indratUlaka ]

n. a flock of cotton or a flocculent seed etc. blown about in the air L.



índra-tejas [ indratejas ]

n. Indra's thunderbolt BhP.



índra-toyā [ indratoyA ]

f. N. of a river MBh.



índra-tva [ indratva ]

n. Indra's power and dignity

kingship



índra-tvôta [ indratvota ]

( índra° ), mfn. ' favoured or protected by thee, O Indra ' RV. i, 132, 1 ; viii, 19, 16



índra-datta [ indradatta ]

m. N. of a Brāhman Kathās



índra-damana [ indradamana ]

m. N. of an Asura



índra-dāru [ indradAru ]

m. the tree Pinus Devadāru Bhpr.



índra-devī [ indradevI ]

f. N. of the wife of king Megha-vāhana

-bhavana n. N. of the monastery built by the above Rājat



índra-dyumna [ indradyumna ]

m. N. of several men

( am ), n. N. of a lake MBh. Hariv.



índra-dru [ indradru ]

m. the trees Terminalia Arjuna and Wrightia Antidysenterica L.



índra-druma [ indradruma ]

m. Terminalia Arjuna L.



índra-dviṣṭa [ indradviSTa ]

( índra° ), mfn. hated by Indra RV. ix, 73, 5 MBh.



índra-dvīpa [ indradvIpa ]

m. one of the nine Dvīpas or divisions of the known continent VP.



índra-dhanús [ indradhanus ]

n. Indra's bow, the rainbow AV. xv, 1, 6



índra-dhruva [ indradhruva ]

m. N. of a man



índra-dhvaja [ indradhvaja ]

m. Indra's banner VarBṛS.

N. of a Tathāgata

of a Nāga L.



índra-nakṣatrá [ indranakSatra ]

n. Indra's lunar mansion

N. of Phalgunī ŚBr. ii, 1, 2, 11



índra-nīla [ indranIla ]

m. a sapphire Ragh. Megh. Śiś. BhP.

-ka m. an emerald L.



índra-patnī [ indrapatnI ]

f. the wife of Indra cf. RV. cf. VS.



índra-pada [ indrapada ]

m. = indra-tā



índra-parṇī [ indraparNI ]

f. N. of a plant ( perhaps Methonica Superba ) Suśr.



índra-parvata [ indraparvata ]

m. N. of a mountain MBh.



índra-pātama [ indrapAtama ]

mfn. most worthy to be drunk by Indra RV. ix, 99, 3



índra-pā'na [ indrapAna ]

mfn. worthy to be Indra's drink RV.



índra-pāla [ indrapAla ]

m. N. of a king



índra-pālita [ indrapAlita ]

m. ' protected by Indra ', N. of a king VP.

also of a Vaiśya Comm. on Pāṇ. viii, 2, 83



índra-pīta [ indrapIta ]

( índra° ), mfn. drunk by Indra RV. KātyŚr.



índra-putrā [ indraputrA ]

f. ' having Indra as son ', Indra's mother AV. iii, 10, 13



índra-purogama [ indrapurogama ]

mfn. preceded or led on by Indra, having Indra as leader



índra-purohitā [ indrapurohitA ]

f. the asterism Pushya L.



índra-puṣpa [ indrapuSpa ]

m.



índra-puṣpā [ indrapuSpA ]




índra-puṣpikā [ indrapuSpikA ]

f. the medicinal plant Methonica Superba Bhpr. Suśr. L.



índra-puṣpī [ indrapuSpI ]

f. the medicinal plant Methonica Superba Bhpr. Suśr. L.



índra-pramati [ indrapramati ]

m. a pupil of Paila and author of some verses of the Ṛg-veda RAnukr. BhP. VP. AgP.



índra-pramada [ indrapramada ]

m. N. of a man



índra-prasūta [ indraprasUta ]

( índra° ), mfn. caused or impelled by Indra RV. x, 66, 2



índra-prastha [ indraprastha ]

n. ' Indra's place ', N. of a city ( now called Delhi, the residence of the Pāṇḍavas ) MBh.



índra-praharaṇa [ indrapraharaNa ]

n. Indra's weapon, the thunderbolt L.



índra-phala [ indraphala ]

n. = indra-yava, q.v. L.



índra-bāhu [ indrabAhu ]

m. du. Indra's arms R. v, 21, 32



índra-bīja [ indrabIja ]

n. = indra-yava, q.v.



índra-brāhmaṇa [ indrabrAhmaNa ]

m. N. of a man



índra-bhaginī [ indrabhaginI ]

f. ' Indra's sister ', N. of Parvatī L.



índra-bhājaná [ indrabhAjana ]

n. a substitute for Indra ŚBr. iii, 4, 2, 15



índra-bhū [ indrabhU ]

m. N. of a teacher VBr.



índra-bhūti [ indrabhUti ]

m. N. of one of the eleven Gaṇādhipas of the Jainas



índra-bheṣaja [ indrabheSaja ]

n. dried ginger L.



índra-makha [ indramakha ]

m. a sacrifice to Indra



índra-mada [ indramada ]

m. a disease to which fish and leeches are liable Suśr.



índra-mantrin [ indramantrin ]

m. N. of Bṛhaspati ( the planet Jupiter ) Comm. on VarBṛS.



índra-maha [ indramaha ]

m. a festival in honour of Indra MBh. Hariv. etc.

-karman or -kamuka m. a dog L.



índra-mahôtsava [ indramahotsava ]

m. a great festival in honour of Indra



índra-mādana [ indramAdana ]

mfn. animating or delighting Indra RV. vii, 92 , 4



índra-mārga [ indramArga ]

m. N. of a Tīrtha MBh.

( ā ), f. N. of a river R.



índra-medin [ indramedin ]

( índra° ), mfn. one whose friend or ally is Indra AV. v, 20, 8



índra-yajña [ indrayajJa ]

m. a sacrifice for Indra PārGṛ.



índra-yava [ indrayava ]

n. Indra's grain

the seed of the Wrightia Antidysenterica Suśr.



índra-yaṣṭi [ indrayaSTi ]

m. N. of Nāga



índra-yāga [ indrayAga ]

m. = indra-yajña



índra-yogá [ indrayoga ]

m. Indra's union or uniting power AV. x, 5, 3



índra-rājan [ indrarAjan ]

mfn. having Indra as king TBr. i, 5, 6, 4



índra-lupta [ indralupta ]

m. n. morbid baldness of the head

loss of beard



índra-luptaka [ indraluptaka ]

n. morbid baldness of the head

loss of beard



índra-loká [ indraloka ]

m. Indra's world

Svarga or paradise ŚBr. Mn. R. etc.

-lokâgamana n. ' ( Arjuna's ) journey to Indra's world ', N. of a section of the third book of the Mahā-bhārata

-lokêśa m. the lord of Indra's world, i.e. Indra

a guest ( as conferring paradise on his host )



índra-vaṃśā [ indravaMzA ]

f. a metre of four lines ( each of which contains twelve syllables )



índra-vajra [ indravajra ]

n. Indra's thunderbolt VarBṛS.

N. of a Sāman

( ā ), f. a metre of four lines occurring frequently in epic poetry ( each line contains eleven syllables )



índra-vat [ indravat ]

( índra° ), or in some cases ( RV. iv, 27, 4 and x, 101, 1 ) índrā-vat mfn. associated with or accompanied by Indra RV. AV. v, 3, 3 AitBr.



índra-vana [ indravana ]

n. N. of a place



índra-varman [ indravarman ]

m. N. of a warrior



índra-vallarī [ indravallarI ]

f. the plant Cucumis Colocynthis L.



índra-vallī [ indravallI ]

f. the plant Cucumis Colocynthis L.



índra-vasti [ indravasti ]

m. the calf ( of the leg ) Suśr.



índra-váh [ indravah ]

( in strong cases °vāh ), mfn. conveying Indra ( said of his horses ) RV.



índra-vātatama [ indravAtatama ]

mfn. much desired by Indra RV. x, 6, 6



índra-vāyú [ indravAyu ]

ū m. du. Indra and Vāyu AV. iii, 20, 6 RV.



índra-vāruṇikā [ indravAruNikA ]

f. Colocynth, a wild bitter gourd, Cucumis Colocynthis



índra-vāruṇī [ indravAruNI ]

f. Colocynth, a wild bitter gourd, Cucumis Colocynthis

the favourite plant of Indra and Varuṇa Comm. on KātyŚr. L.



índra-vāh [ indravAh ]

See -vah



índra-vāha [ indravAha ]

m. N. of a man BhP.



índra-vāhana [ indravAhana ]

n. Indra's chariot Vām



índra-vīja [ indravIja ]

See -bīja



índra-vīrudh [ indravIrudh ]

f. Indra's snare PārGṛ.



índra-vṛkṣa [ indravRkSa ]

m. = indra-dru, q.v. Suśr. Nir



índra-vṛkṣīya [ indravRkSIya ]

[ gaṇa utkarâdi Pāṇ. iv, 2, 90 ], belonging to or coming from the above



índra-vṛddhā [ indravRddhA ]

f. a kind of abscess Suśr.



índra-vṛddhika [ indravRddhika ]

m. a kind of horse L.



índra-vaidūrya [ indravaidUrya ]

n. a kind of precious stone Suśr.



índra-vairin [ indravairin ]

m. Indra's enemy, a Daitya L.



índra-vrata [ indravrata ]

n. ' Indra's rule of conduct ', one of the duties of a king ( to distribute benefits, as Indra pours down rain ) Mn. ix, 304



índra-śakti [ indrazakti ]

f. Indrāṇī the wife or personified energy of Indra



índra-śatru [ indrazatru ]

( índra° ), mfn. one whose enemy or conqueror is Indra, conquered by Indra RV. i, 32, 6 TS. ŚBr.

m. ' Indra's enemy ', N. of Prahlāda Ragh. vii, 32 BhP. vi, 9, 11 ( with both the meanings )



índra-śarman [ indrazarman ]

m. N. of a man



índra-śalabha [ indrazalabha ]

m. N. of a man



índra-śaila [ indrazaila ]

m. N. of a mountain



índra-śreṣṭha [ indrazreSTha ]

( índra° ), mfn. having Indra as chief, led by Indra ( cf. indra-jyeṣṭha ) ŚBr.



índra-sakhi [ indrasakhi ]

( índra° ), mf ( ā ) n. one whose ally or companion is Indra RV. AV.



índra-saṃjaya [ indrasaMjaya ]

n. N. of a Sāman ĀrshBr.



índra-saṃdhā' [ indrasaMdhA ]

f. connexion or alliance with Indra AV. xi, 10, 9



índra-savá [ indrasava ]

m. a particular Soma sacrifice MaitrS. Kāṭh



índra-sārathi [ indrasArathi ]

( índra° ), mfn. Indra's companion, N. of Vāyu RV. iv, 46, 2 and 48, 2



índra-sāvarṇi [ indrasAvarNi ]

m. N. of the fourteenth Manu BhP.



índra-sâhva [ indrasAhva ]

n. = indra-yava, q.v.



índra-siṃha [ indrasiMha ]

m. N. of a poet



índra-suta [ indrasuta ]

m. ' son of Indra ', N. of the monkey-king Vālin

of Arjuna

of Jayanta L.



índra-surasa [ indrasurasa ]

m. a shrub ( the leaves of which are used in discutient applications ), Vitex Negundo L.



índra-surā [ indrasurA ]

f. a species of Colocynth Suśr.



índra-surisa [ indrasurisa ]

m. = -surasa



índra-sūnu [ indrasUnu ]

m. ' the son of Indra ', N. of the monkey- king Vālin



índra-sena [ indrasena ]

m. N. of several men

N. of a Nāga

of a mountain BhP.

( ā' ), f. Indra's army RV. x, 102, 2

N. of a goddess

of several women

-dvitīya mfn. attended by Indra-sena



índra-stút [ indrastut ]

m. ' praise of Indra '



índra-stoma [ indrastoma ]

m. ' praise of Indra '

N. of particular hymns to Indra in certain ceremonies ŚBr. ĀśvŚr. KātyŚr.



índra-sthāna [ indrasthAna ]

n. the place of Indra's banner VarYogay



índra-s-vat [ indrasvat ]

( índras-vat ), mfn. similar to Indra

accompanied by Indra, possessed of power ( ? ) [ Sāy. ] RV. iv, 37, 5



índra-havá [ indrahava ]

m. invocation of Indra RV. ix, 96, 1



índra-hasta [ indrahasta ]

m. a kind of medicament L.



índra-hū [ indrahU ]

m. N. of a man



índra-hūti [ indrahUti ]

( índra° ), f. invocation of Indra RV. vi, 38, 1



indrā-kutsa [ indrAkutsa ]

ā m. du. Indra and Kutsa RV. v, 31, 9



indrâgní [ indrAgni ]

ī m. du. Indra and Agni RV. AV. TāṇḍyaBr.

-devatā f. the sixteenth lunar mansion

-daiva mfn. having Indra and Agni as deities VarBṛS.

-daivata n. the Nakshatra Viśākhā ib.

-dhūma m. frost, snow L.



indrâṅka [ indrAGka ]

m. a species of crab L.



indrâditya [ indrAditya ]

m. N. of a man



indrânuja [ indrAnuja ]

m. ' the younger brother of Indra ', N. of Viṣṇu or Kṛshṇa



indrā-parvata [ indrAparvata ]

ā m. du. Indra and Parvata RV.



indrā-pūṣan [ indrApUSan ]

ṇā m. du. Indra and Pūshan RV. AV.



indrā-pū'ṣan [ indrApUSan ]

ṇā m. du. Indra and Pūshan RV. AV.



índrā-bṛ'haspáti [ indrAbRhaspati ]

ī m. du. Indra and Bṛhaspati RV.



indrābrahmaṇaspati [ indrAbrahmaNaspati ]

ī m. du. Indra and Brahmaṇaspati RV.



indrâbha [ indrAbha ]

m. N. of a son of Dhṛtarāshṭra MBh.

a species of fowl



indrā-marut [ indrAmarut ]

tas m. pl. Indra and the Maruts RV.



indrâyatana [ indrAyatana ]

mfn. depending on Indra ŚBr.



indrâyudha [ indrAyudha ]

n. ' Indra's weapon ', the rainbow MBh. VarBṛS. Ragh

diamond L.

(as) m. a horse marked with black about the eyes

( ā ), f. a kind of leech ( marked with rainbow tints ) Suśr.

-maya mfn. consisting of rainbow Kād

-śikhin m. N. of a Nāga



indrâri [ indrAri ]

m. Indra's enemy, an Asura or demon L.



indrāvat [ indrAvat ]

See índra-vat



indrâvaraja [ indrAvaraja ]

m. ' the younger brother of Indra ', N. of Viṣṇu or Kṛshṇa VP.



índrā-váruṇa [ indrAvaruNa ]

ā m. du. Indra and Varuṇa RV. AV.



índrā-víṣṇu [ indrAviSNu ]

ū m. du. Indra and Viṣṇu RV.



indrâśana [ indrAzana ]

m. hemp ( dried and chewed )

the shrub which bears the seed used as a jeweller's weight, Abrus Precatorius L.



indrâsana [ indrAsana ]

n. the throne of Indra, any throne

a foot of five short syllables



índrā-sóma [ indrAsoma ]

ā m. du. Indra and Soma RV. AV.



índrā-somī'ya [ indrAsomIya ]

mfn. consecrated to Indra and Soma TBr. i, 7 , 23



indrâhva [ indrAhva ]

n. = indrayava, q.v.



indrêjya [ indrejya ]

m. N. of Bṛhaspati, the preceptor of the gods L.



indre-ṇata [ indreNata ]

mf ( ā ) n. naturally curved ( as a reed ) TāṇḍyaBr. xv, 5, 20 Lāṭy. iv, 1, 7



indrêśvara [ indrezvara ]

m. N. of a Tīrtha

-liṅga n. N. of a Liṅga



índrêṣita [ indreSita ]

mfn. sent or driven or instigated by Indra RV. AV.



indrôtá [ indrota ]

m. ' upheld or promoted by Indra ', N. of a teacher RV. ŚBr. MBh.



indrôtsava [ indrotsava ]

m. a festival in honour of Indra Kathās