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  • O (O)

    In the beginning of creation, fourteen svaradhvani(s) (swaradhvani; vowel-sound) were created from the four-mouthed Brahmā (Brahma). Manu, ruler of the fourteen Manvantara, emanated from these fourteen vowels. O-kāra (O-kara)is the fifth among the vowel-sounds emanated from the mouth of Brahmā. From O-kāra, Uttama Manu was born. In Vāyupurāṇa (Vayupurana), these fourteen vowel-sounds from A to […]

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  • Odra (Oḍra)

    See Uḍra (Udra).

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  • Ojah (Ojaḥ)

    Ojaḥ (Ojah) is one of the Sahasranāma (Sahasranama; thousand names) of God Viṣṇu(Vishnu).

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  • Ojas – 1 (Ojas - 1)

    According to Bhāgavatapurāṇa (Bhagavatapurana), Ojas was one of the sons born of the womb of Lakṣmaṇā (Lakshmana), and sired by Kṛṣṇa (Krishna).

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  • Ojas – 2 (Ojas - 2)

    Ojas is mentioned as a Yakṣa (Yaksha; a kind of demi-god) in Purāṇa (Purana; Mythological Scripture).

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  • Ojastejodyutidhara (Ojastejodyutidhara)

    One of the thousand names of Lord Viṣṇu (Vishnu) in the stotra or hymns describing Lord Viṣṇu’s (Vishnu). It was mentioned in the Anuśāsanaparva (Anusasanparva) in the Mahābhārata (The Mahabharata, the epic).

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  • Ojistha (Ojiṣtha)

    According to the Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa (Brahmanda Purana), when in Cāṣuṣ (Chakshus) Manwantara, the deities will be divided into different gaṇa or clans. Pṛthuka (Prithuka) was one of the clans or gaṇa (Gana). Ojiṣtha (Ojistha) was one of the deities included in the Pṛthuka gaṇa (gana) or clan.

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  • Omkarabhavana (Omkārabhavana)

    Omkārabhavana (Omkarabhavana) is a sacred pitṛtīrtha (pitritirtha; a pilgrimage site sacred to the forefather’s spirits) located on the bank of the river Narmadā (Narmada). It is alternatively known as Oṁkāreśvara (Omkareswara). However, in Vāyupurāṇa(Vayupurana) and Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa (Brahmandapurana), the name is mentioned as Oṁkārapavana (Omkarapavana). It is a place ideal for performing śrāddha (sraddha; post-funeral rite […]

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  • Omkarapavana (Oṁkārapavana)

    See Oṁkārabhavana (Omkarabhavana).

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  • Omkareswaratirtha (Oṁkāreśvaratīrtha)

    Oṁkāreśvaratīrtha (Omkareswaratirtha) is a famous tīrtha (tirtha; site of pilgrimage) belonging to Vārāṇasīkṣetra (Varanasikshetra).

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  • Oshadhiprastha (Oṣadhiprastha)

    Oṣadhiprastha(Oshadhiprastha) is a valley-based city located in bosom of the Mountain Himālaya (Himalaya). Mahādeva (Mahadeva), whose flag is borne by his Vṛṣabha (Vrishabha; Ox), once settled upon a mountain range near Oṣadhiprastha. It seems that in this place, several oṣadhi (oshadhi; herbal medicine) beneficial to humankind, are available.

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