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Meaning & History

Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) meaning "a drop" and (ra) meaning "acquiring, possessing". Indra is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Hindu text the Rigveda.

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Brass statue of IndraBrass statue of Indra

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male to female, rain, rain deities, sky deities, supreme gods, war deities, water, weather
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute