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maitrI

Maitri maitrI f. friendship , friendliness , benevolence , good will (one of the 4 perfect states with Buddhists Dharmas. 16 ; cf. MWB. 128) MBh. Kav. &c. Benevolence personified (as the daughter of Daksha and wife of Dharma) BhP. close contact or union Megh. Vcar. (ifc.) equality , similarity Prasannar. N. of the Nakshatra Anuradha L. N. of an Upanishad (cf. under {maitri}).
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