Yamadeva, aka: Yāmadeva; 1 Definition(s)
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Yāmadeva (यामदेव).—Residents of Maharloka; by turns go to Janaloka; born of Prajāpati.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 2. 51-55.
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