Abhasura, aka: Ābhāsura; 1 Definition(s)


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Ābhāsura (आभासुर).—a. Splendid, bright, shining.

-raḥ 1 A collective name of 64 demigods.

2) Name of an attendant Gaṇa.

3) Name of a particular set of 12 subjects; आत्मा ज्ञाता दमो दान्तः शान्तिर्ज्ञानं शमस्तपः । कामः क्रोधो मदो मोहो द्वादशाभास्वरा इमे (ātmā jñātā damo dāntaḥ śāntirjñānaṃ śamastapaḥ | kāmaḥ krodho mado moho dvādaśābhāsvarā ime) || (tārānātha tarkavācaspatikośa.)

See also (synonyms): ābhāsvara.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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