Varuna
noun Etymology: Sanskrit Varuṇa a chief Vedic god responsible for natural and moral order in the cosmos

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  • Varuna —    Varuna is a sky god of the VEDAS who has many, sometimes contradictory traits. He is the Indian counterpart of the Greek Ouranos. Varuna is paired with several deities in rituals and hymns, most commonly with MITRA. By himself, Varuna is seen… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Varuna — Vàruna m DEFINICIJA hind. bog moralnog poretka u Vedama; često u spoju s Mitrom, koji u tom slučaju predstavlja pravednost i savez među ljudima, dok je Varuna magični i spekulativni vid božanstva …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Varuna — Va*ru na (v[.a]*r[udd] n[.a]), n. [Skr. Varu[.n]a.] (Hindu Myth.) The god of the waters; the Indian Neptune. He is regarded as regent of the west, and lord of punishment, and is represented as riding on a sea monster, holding in his hand a snaky… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Varuna — (ind. Myth.), eine der acht Schutzgottheiten der Erde, Gott des Wassers, vgl. Kasyapa. Seine Tochter war Varuni, so v.w. Suradewi, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Varūna — Varūna, einer der höchsten indischen Götter der vedischen Zeit. Seinem Wesen nach läßt er sich in die indo iranische Zeit zurückverfolgen; er ist mit dem Ahura Mazda des zarathustrischen Glaubens verwandt. Viele halten ihn für einen Himmelsgott… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Varuna — ind. Gott, wahrscheinlich Gott der Gewässer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • VARUNA — VARU ビA L’une des divinités les plus importantes du panthéon védique. Parmi elles, Varu ユa occupe même une place prépondérante: avec son coadjuteur Mitra, il a la charge de veiller au bon ordre des choses dans l’univers; on dit qu’il est le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Varuna — [var′o͞o nə, vu′ro͞onə] n. [Sans] the Hindu god of the cosmos …   English World dictionary

  • Varuna — Hdeity infobox| Caption = The God Varuna on his mount makara, 1675 1700Painting; Watercolor, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper,Made in: India, Rajasthan, Bundi placed in LACMA museum Name = Varuna / Waruna Devanagari = वरुण Sanskrit… …   Wikipedia

  • Varuna — Cet article concerne le dieu Varuna. Pour corps céleste, voir (20000) Varuna. Varuna (devanāgarī वरुण [ʋəruɳə]) est l un des dieux les plus importants du panthéon du védisme et de l hindouisme …   Wikipédia en Français

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