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Ūrujaḥ means “born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman." It refers to Vaiśyas (merchant class).  
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Ūrujaḥ means “born out of ūru (thigh) of [[Brahman]]." It refers to Vaiśyas (merchant class).  
  
 
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==Ūrujaḥ As per Viṣṇu Purāṇa==
 
==Ūrujaḥ As per Viṣṇu Purāṇa==
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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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>
  
 
==Ūrujaḥ - A Sage==
 
==Ūrujaḥ - A Sage==
Ūrujaḥ is also the name of a sage belonging to the lineage of bhṛgu. He is known by the name Ourva.
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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==

Latest revision as of 16:52, 19 December 2016

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