From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

  1. born of water, born in the ocean.
  2. lotus, conch, pearl; coral
  3. another name for the Moon, and the thunderbolt of Indra; the Indian Oak (Barringtonia acutangula); (fem: ambujā): another name for Lakşmī, who emerged out of the cosmic ocean during the churning of the ocean by the devas and asuras.

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