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vitastastA

vitastastA f. N. of a river in the Panjab (now called Jhelum or Bitasta or Bihat = the Hydaspes or Bidaspes [Ptolemy] of the Greeks ; it rises in Kasmir ; cf. {paJca-nada}) RV. MBh. &c. {-tva} n. Rajat.) ; = {vi-tasti} (in {tri-vitasta} q.v.) {--khya} ({-tastAkhya}) n. N. of the habitation of the serpent-demon Takshaka in Kasmira Rajat. -purI} f. N. of a town Cat. {-mAhAtmya} n. N. of wk.
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