By Jit Majumdar
- shining; luminous
- the generic name for divine beings of various classes, who are considered to be 33 crore in number (1 crore : 10 million)
- the 22nd Jaina arhat of the future Utsarpinī (J.S. Kośa); the Kadama tree (Anthocephalus cadamba); the vine Balsam Apple or Karela (Momordica balsamina).