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Ukāra, aka: Ukara, Ūkāra; 1 Definition(s)

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Ukāra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

1a) Ukāra (उकार).—The fourth face of Brahmā whence came Tāmasa Manu of copper colour.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 36.

1b) (Svarita, Bhuva.)*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 20. 8-9.

2) Ūkāra (ऊकार).—The fifth face of the fourteen faced god, Cariṣṇava Manu of the pīta colour.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 37.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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