By M. A. Alwar
Ūrujaḥ means “born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman." It refers to Vaiśyas (merchant class).
Ūrujaḥ is a masculine form.
Ūrujaḥ can be split as ūru + Jan + ḍa.
Ūrujaḥ As per Viṣṇu Purāṇa
It has been stated in Viṣṇu Purāṇa:
The merchant class is mixed with rajas and tamas.
Ūrujaḥ - A Sage
Ūrujaḥ is also the name of a sage belonging to the lineage of bhṛgu. He is known by the name Ourva.
- As per Amarakośa
- Viṣṇu Purāṇa 1.6.4
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu