Asita

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By Jit Majumdar


  1. not white; unbound
  2. dark; night; dark blue; black
  3. an epithet for Śani (Saturn) (V.B. Sańhitā); a son of Bharata (V. Rām.); the comon Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria); a mountain; (fem: asitā) – a daughter of Vīraņa and wife of Dakşa (Hv. Pur.); another name for the river Yamunā.