Ūrvaśī

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Urvasi, UrvaZI, UUrvashi


Ūrvaśī refers to a damsel in Indraloka (the world of Indra). She is the one who is born out of the thighs of nārāyana.

Gender

Ūrvaśī is a feminine form.

Origin

Ūrvaśī can be split as ūru + Aś + Ac + ṅīp.


References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu