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By Jit Majumdar

  1. carrier of the staff or sceptre; bearer of punishment or retribution
  2. Yama, who bears the staff of justice and punishment; a son of Dhŗtarāşţra according to an alternative list (M. Bh.); a king of Magadha (M. Bh.); a warrior of the Pañcālas (M. Bh.).

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