Balāhaka

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Balahaka, BalAhaka, Balaahaka


  1. that which calls forth or summons power
  2. thunderclap; thundercloud
  3. a serpent who was a member of Varuņa’s court (M.Bh.); a brother of Jayadratha the king of Sindhu (M.Bh.).