Difference between revisions of "Ūravyah"

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Synonym as per Amarakośa is Vaiśya. It is masculine. It is derived as It has been stated in the Yajurveda as: “The brāhmaṇa was born out of the mouth of Brahman, kṣatriya out of arms, Vaiśya out of the thighs and śūdra out of the feet” (31.11)
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It is stated in the Yajurveda that:<blockquote>“The brāhmaṇa was born out of the mouth of Brahman, kṣatriya out of arms, Vaiśya out of the thighs and śūdra out of the feet”.<ref>Yajurveda 31.11</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 07:28, 4 November 2014

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Uravyah, Uravyah, UUravyah


Ūravyah means belonging to Vaiśya (Merchant) class.

Gender

Ūravyah is a masculine form.

Origin

Ūravyah originates from "born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman."

Synonym

Vaiśya[1]

Vedic References

It is stated in the Yajurveda that:
“The brāhmaṇa was born out of the mouth of Brahman, kṣatriya out of arms, Vaiśya out of the thighs and śūdra out of the feet”.[2]

References

  1. As per Amarakośa.
  2. Yajurveda 31.11
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu

By M. A. Alwar