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अरुंधति (aruṃdhati)


अरुन्धती (arundhatīf

  1. (botany) a medicinal climbing plant
  2. (Hinduism) the wife of वसिष्ठ
  3. the wife of धर्म.
  4. the little and scarcely visible star Alcor (belonging to the Great Bear, and personified as the wife of one of its seven chief stars, वसिष्ठ, or of all the seven, the so-called seven ऋषिs; at marriage ceremonies अरुन्धती is invoked as a pattern of conjugal excellence by the bridegroom).
  5. name of a kind of super natural faculty (also called कुण्डलिनी)