Dīpaka

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dipaka, DIpaka, Dipaka


  1. lighting; illuminating; inflaming
  2. lamp; flame
  3. another name for Kāma; the saffron plant (Crocus sativus); a famous rāga, which is rarely sung in modern times and is considered as having he power to set the surroundings on fire if sung perfectly.