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Vayu, 5 Definition(s)

AKA: Vāyu

'Vayu' belongs in these categories: Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, Pali

5 DEFINITION(S):

A deity, whose son was Vijjadhara. See the Samugga Jataka.

Added: 12.Apr.2009 | Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Vayu is one of the principal Devas, and is responsible for the wind. He is very powerful, capable of blowing away mountains with his mighty gusts. His wife is Anjala, and he had many sons. The most famous of those sons is Hanuman, followed by Bheema, whom he begat on Kunti.

Added: 24.Jun.2012 | Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
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Vayu (वायु): The god of air and wind who is also father of Bhima and Hanuman.

Added: 29.Jun.2012 | Source: WikiPedia: Glossary of Hinduism terms
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vāyu : (nt.) wind; the mobile principle.

Added: 03.Aug.2014 | Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Vāyu,(Vedic vāya,fr. vāyati2) wind Miln.385; PvA.156.See next.(Page 609)

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