n.Name of one of the 18 purāṇa-s (said to have been revealed to the Earth by viṣṇu- in his form of varāha-q.v;it contains an account of the creation, the various forms or incarnations of viṣṇu-, and a number of legends and directions relating to the vaiṣṇava- sect)
वाराह a. (-ही f.) [वराहस्येदं प्रियत्वात् अण्] Relating to a boar; वाराहीमात्मयोनेस्तनुमवनविधावास्थितस्यानुरूपाम् Mu.7. 19; Y.1.259; शक्तिः साप्याययौ तत्र वाराहीं विभ्रती तनुम् Devīmāhātmya. -हः 1 A boar. -2 A kind of tree. -Comp. -कर्णी Physalis Flexuosa (अश्वगन्धा). -कल्पः N. of the present Kalpa (that in which we are at present living). -पुराणम् N. of one of the 18 Purāṇas.
noun (masculine) a banner with the representation of a boar
a kind of bulbous plant
Dioscorea (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Kalpa
name of a mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a school of the Black Yajurveda (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Viṣṇu in his third incarnation Frequency rank 8016/72933
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