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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dhira, DhIra, Dhira

  1. calm; patient; forbearing; enduring; fortuitous
  2. the Indian redwood or rosewood tree “śīşam” (Dalbergia sissoo); the plant “lavańga latā” or “gandhakokilā” (Luvunga scandens); the medicinal plant “amrita” or “gulañca” (Tinospora cordifolia).