From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

  1. without body, formless, limbless, incorporeal.
  2. another name for Kāma, the god of love and desire – whose body was burnt to ashes by Śiva’s fire of anger, thus rendering him incorporeal or formless – referring to the formless omnipresence and subtlety of love and desire.

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