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By M. A. Alwar

Sometimes transliterated as: Indranujah, IndrAnujaH, Indraanujah


Indrānujaḥ is a masculine form.


It is derived from 'anu paścāt jāyate ityanujaḥ kaniṣṭhaḥ.' It means 'He who is born later, i.e, the younger brother is called anuja. The younger brother of Indra'.


It means Lord Viṣṇu [1].

After Indra, Viṣṇu was born as Vāmana from Kaśyapa in the womb of Aditi.

More details can be seen under the word Vāmana.


  1. as per Hemacandra
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu