From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
- favorable, coinciding or matching opinion or will
- assent, sanction, permission, approval.
- personification of approval as a goddess (Ŗ Veda, A. Veda); 15th day of the lunar phase personified as a daughter of Ańgiras and Smŗtī (Vi. Pur.); a goddess who bestows wealth and offsprings (Bg. Pur.); a goddess present in the crowning ceremony of Skanda (M. Bh.).