Indrāṇī

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Indrāṇī – f. indrasya aiśvaryaśālinaḥ surarājasya vā patnī (The wife of Indra =an affluent man, or the king of Gods). Grammatically, the word is derived as indra+ṅīṣ, along with ānuk augment, as given by the aphorism indra-varuṇa-bhava-śarva-rudra-mṛḍa-hima-araṇya-yava-yavana-mātulācāryāṇāmānuk. 1. The goddess Durgā. 2. The wife of Indra. 3. The personified energy of Indra. 4. The Indrasurisa tree.. 5. Sense organ of women – Medinī. 6. The blue Sinduvāra tree (Vitex negundo). 7. Large cardamoms 8. Small cardamoms - Rājanirghaṇṭa. 9. The name of one of the eight mātṛkā-s - Smṛti Its Synonyms: as the wife of Indra – 2. pulomajā 3. śacī - Amara 4. paulomī - Medinī 5. pūtakratāyī 6. Māhendrī 7. jayavāhinī 8. aindrī 9. Śatāvarī - śabdaratnāvalī In the sense of Durgā, the word is found used in Devīpurāṇam, 45th chapter. Trans. The goddess is called Indrāṇī, an epithet derived from the root इदि परमैश्वर्ये (idi, which denotes supreme sovereignty), because her powers are supreme, and all the Gods and Demons are under her control. In the sense of Wife of Indra, we find it used in bhaviṣyatpurāṇam, in the ṣaṭpañcamīvratakathā. Trans. “As indrāṇī is to Indra, and as Lakṣmī is to Lord Viṣṇu…” In the sense of śakti (personified energy) of Indra, ṛgveda, 1|22|12 “Here I invite the Indrāṇī and the Varuṇānī”. Indrāṇī means the personified energy of Indra, Sūrya or Vāyu, according to the commentary of Dayānanda Sarasvatī.