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Vāma, aka: Vama, Vāmā; 3 Definition(s)

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3 Definition(s) from various sources:

1a) Vāma (वाम).—A name of Śiva.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 3. 8.

1b) A son of Bhūta and Sarūpā: a Rudra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 17.

1c) A son of Kṛṣṇa and Bhadrā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 17.

1d) A horse of the moon's chariot;1 sons of Kratu.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 53.
  • 2) Ib. 62. 9.

2) Vāmā (वामा).—A Śakti.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 19. 73; 44. 140.
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Vāma, (adj.) (Vedic vāma) 1. left, the left side (always opposed to dakkhiṇa) J. IV, 407 (°akkhi); Pv IV. 78; Miln. 295 (°gāhin left-handed); PvA. 178 (°passa left side). As “northern” at J. V, 416. vāmaṃ karoti to upset J. IV, 101.—Instr. vāmena on the left Sn. p. 80. ‹-› Abl. vāmato from or on the left J. III, 340; Pv. II, 320 (as much as “reverse”; PvA. 87=vilomato).—2. beautiful; only in cpd. vām-ūru having beautiful thighs D. II, 266; J. II, 443. So read at both places for vāmuru. (Page 609)

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vāma : (adj.) left; agreeable.

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