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Ūrujaḥ : Vaiśya (merchant class). Synonym as per Amarakośa is Vaiśya. It is masculine. It is derived as “born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman. It is derived as ūru + Jan + ḍa. It has been stated in Viṣṇu Purāṇa: The merchant class is mixed with rajas and tamas. (1.6.4). it is also the name of a sage belonging to the lineage of bhṛgu. He is known by the name Ourva. See Ourva word.
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Ūrujaḥ means “born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman." It refers to Vaiśyas (merchant class).
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==Gender==
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Ūrujaḥ is a masculine form.
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==Synonym==
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Vaiśya<ref>As per Amarakośa</ref>
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==Origin==
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Ūrujaḥ can be split as ūru + Jan + ḍa.  
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==Ūrujaḥ As per Viṣṇu Purāṇa==
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It has been stated in Viṣṇu Purāṇa:<blockquote>The merchant class is mixed with rajas and tamas.<ref>Viṣṇu Purāṇa 1.6.4</ref></blockquote>
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==Ūrujaḥ - A Sage==
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Ūrujaḥ is also the name of a sage belonging to the lineage of bhṛgu. He is known by the name Ourva.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 08:12, 4 November 2014

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Urujah, UrujaH, UUrujah


Ūrujaḥ means “born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman." It refers to Vaiśyas (merchant class).

Gender

Ūrujaḥ is a masculine form.

Synonym

Vaiśya[1]

Origin

Ūrujaḥ can be split as ūru + Jan + ḍa.

Ūrujaḥ As per Viṣṇu Purāṇa

It has been stated in Viṣṇu Purāṇa:
The merchant class is mixed with rajas and tamas.[2]

Ūrujaḥ - A Sage

Ūrujaḥ is also the name of a sage belonging to the lineage of bhṛgu. He is known by the name Ourva.

References

  1. As per Amarakośa
  2. Viṣṇu Purāṇa 1.6.4
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu