Indrapraharaṇam

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Indrapraharanam, IndrapraharaNam, Indrapraharanam


Gender of word

Indrapraharaṇam is a neutral form.

Origin

It is derived from indrasya praharaṇam which means "The weapon of Indra".

Definition

Indrapraharaṇam refers to Indra's vajra or the weapon of Indra.[1]

References

  1. Halāyudha
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu