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Bhogavati

Bhogavati Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary bhogavat mfn. (for 2. see col. 3) furnished with windings or curves or rings , ringed , coiled (as a serpent) furnished with a hood (cf. {mahA-bh-}) a serpent or serpent-demon {atI}) f. a serpent-nymph N. of one of the Matris attending on Skanda the city of the serpent-demons in the subterranean regions (also {-gA-vatI} L.) ; the sacred river of the serpent-demons (or a Tirtha in that river sacred to the serpent-king Vasuki) MBh.
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