Devayānī

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Devayani, DevayAnI, Devayaani


  1. vehicle or chariot of the gods (fem.)
  2. one invested with godly locomotion; godly affluence
  3. the daughter of Śukracārya, the preceptor of the daityas & danavas, and Ūrjasvatī, the queen of Yayāti and the mother of Yadu and Turvasu (Hv. Pur.).