Terms

mAraka

Maraka mAraka mfn. (ifc. f. %{A}) , killing a killer , murderer (cf. {tri-} and {daza-mArikA}) calcining (cf. {lohamAraka}) ; m. any deadly disease , plague , pestilence (personified as the god of death) a falcon , hawk (also n.) death of all creatures at the dissolution of the universe ({ikA}) f. a plague , pestilence
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