Dhātā

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dhata, DhAtA, Dhaataa


  1. establisher; creator; founder
  2. Brahmā, the Creator; one of the 12 Ādityas (M. Bh.); a son of Bhŗgu and Khyāti and the husband of Āyati (Vi. Pur.); (fem: dhātŗ):
  3. conceiver; mother
  4. the Divine Femine or the Great Goddess who is the primordial and supreme cosmic creatrix.