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By Jit Majumdar

  1. wealth; splendour; power; fortune; the 6 qualities or “powers”, namely: divinity; wealth, beauty; knowledge; fame and strength/valour
  2. dispenser (of boons); lord; patron; the female vagine or vulva
  3. a son of Kaśyapa and Aditī (Bhāg. Pur.); one of the 11 Rudras (Ŗg Veda); the Sun; the Moon; the regent of the Uttara Phālgunī nakşatra (V. Bŗ. Samhitā); the dispenser of boons and the husband of Siddhi (M.Bh.).