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By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Barhisa, Barhisa, Barhisha
- ether; fire; sacrifice; light’ splendour; radiance
- the Kuśa grass (Desmostachya bipinnata), considered sacred because it is believd to be the material that serves as the seats for the gods; sacred, illuminating; respected; preeminent.