(fr. √2. vā) wind , air (as one of the 5 elements ; in MBh. 7 winds are reckoned) RV. &c
|(H1) vāyú 1 [p= 942,2] [L=191228]||m.|
indra in the ṛg-veda , as vāta [q.v.] with parjanya , but although of equal rank with indra , not occupying so prominent a position ; in the puruṣasūkta he is said to have sprung form the breath of puruṣa , and elsewhere is described as the son-in-law of tvaṣṭṛ ; be is said to move in a shining car drawn by a pair of red or purple horses or by several teams consisting of ninety-nine or a hundred or even a thousand horses [cf. ni-yút] ; he is often made to occupy the same chariot with indra , and in conjunction with him honoured with the first draught of the soma libation ; he is rarely connected with the maruts , although in i , 134 , 4 , he is said to have begotten them from the rivers of heaven ; he is regent of the nakṣatra svāti and north-west quarter » loka-pāla) ib.
|[L=191229]||the god of the wind (often associated with |
|[L=191230]||breathing , breath |
prā*ṇa , apā*na , samāna , udāna , and vyāna ; or nāga , kūrma , kṛkara , devadatta , and dhanaṃ-jaya) Hariv. Sa1m2khyak. Veda7ntas.
|[L=191231]||the wind of the body , a vital air (of which 5 are reckoned , viz. |
|[L=191232]||(in medicine) the windy humour or any morbid affection of it |
Ka1d. Vcar. (cf. -grasta)
|[L=191233]||the wind as a kind of demon producing madness |
astron.) N. of the fourth muhūrta
N. of the letter ya Up.
|[L=191235]||a mystical |
of a vasu Hariv.
|[L=191237]||of a |
|[L=191238]||of a king of the |
|[L=191239]||of a |
the maruts Katha1s. Ma1rkP.
(fr. √ vai) tired , languid RV. vii , 91 , 1.
|(H1) vāyú 2 [p= 943,1] [L=191393]||mfn.|
(fr. √ vī) desirous , covetous , greedy (for food , applied to calves) TS.
|(H1) vāyú 3 [L=191394]||mfn.|
|[L=191395]||desirable , desired by the appetite |