Arundhatī

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Arundhati, ArundhatI, Arundhati


  1. unrestrained; whom no one can rule
  2. fidelity; loyalty
  3. the morning star Alcor in the Great Bear or Ursa Major constellation, personified as the wife of Vaśişţha and the daughter of the prajāpati Kardama and Devāhutī, regarded as the epitome of conjugal devotion (M. Bh.); the daughter of Dakśa and the wife of Dharma and the mother of the earthly divisions (Hv. Pur.); another name for the Kundalinī energy.