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- from the root abhi (toward) + cara (to go) – to direct towards a person a charm, spell, or sorcery, usually for harming or punishing, causing death or disease.
- mesmeric power deployed through socrcery, usually in Tantrik rituals.
Sometimes transliterated as: Abhicara, AbhicAra, Abhicaara