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# badly clad; poorly or distastefully clothed  
 
# badly clad; poorly or distastefully clothed  
# [[a]] famous asetic appearing in many of the purāņa texts, as well as in the epic literature, who was the son of [[Atri]] and Anasūyā, and who is ill-reputed as being of an extremely short-tempered, aggressive, rude, unpredictable; impateient and intolerant, who was extremely hard to please, of [[a]] rather sadistic and cruel naturein his dealings with ordinary innocent people, and who had the tendency to put a curse somebody at the slightest pretext, however minor the genuine or perceived offence might be.   
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# [[a]] famous asetic appearing in many of the purāņa texts, as well as in the epic literature, who was the son of [[Atri]] and [[Anasūyā]], and who is ill-reputed as being of an extremely short-tempered, aggressive, rude, unpredictable; impateient and intolerant, who was extremely hard to please, of [[a]] rather sadistic and cruel naturein his dealings with ordinary innocent people, and who had the tendency to put a curse somebody at the slightest pretext, however minor the genuine or perceived offence might be.   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:37, 16 December 2016

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Durvasa, DUrvAsA, Duurvaasaa


  1. badly clad; poorly or distastefully clothed
  2. a famous asetic appearing in many of the purāņa texts, as well as in the epic literature, who was the son of Atri and Anasūyā, and who is ill-reputed as being of an extremely short-tempered, aggressive, rude, unpredictable; impateient and intolerant, who was extremely hard to please, of a rather sadistic and cruel naturein his dealings with ordinary innocent people, and who had the tendency to put a curse somebody at the slightest pretext, however minor the genuine or perceived offence might be.