Difference between revisions of "Ūrvaśī"

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Ūrvaśī means a heavenly damsel. She is the one who is born out of the thighs of nārāyana.  
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Ūrvaśī refers to a damsel in Indraloka (the world of Indra). She is the one who is born out of the thighs of nārāyana.  
  
 
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Revision as of 06:54, 20 November 2014

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Urvasi, UrvaZI, UUrvashi


Ūrvaśī refers to a damsel in Indraloka (the world of Indra). She is the one who is born out of the thighs of nārāyana.

Gender

Ūrvaśī is a feminine form.

Origin

Ūrvaśī can be split as ūru + Aś + Ac + ṅīp.


References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu