From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By M. A. Alwar
Sometimes transliterated as: Ilvalah, IlvalAH, Ilvalaah
It is the five stars at the head of the mṛgaśīrṣa.
Ilvalāḥ is a feminine form. It is compulsorily used in plural form.
It can be split as Ila+valac.
- As per Orion and Amara.
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu