From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
Revision as of 05:37, 26 March 2011 by HindupediaSysop (Adding glossary defn)
- that which brings or establishes hope
- the Indian month (June-July) that heralds the monsoons (thus bringing in ‘hope’ for the rains that would bring respite from the heat of the preceding summer month of Jyeşţha (May-June)).
- another name for Śiva; a sacred staff.
Sometimes transliterated as: Asadha, AsADha, Ashaadha