Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary: siMha m. (ifc. f. {A} ; prob. fr. {sah}) the powerful one a lion (also identified with {Atman}) RV. &c. &c. the zodiacal sign Leo or its Lagna VarBr2S. MarkP. a hero or eminent person (ifc. = chief or lord of , to express excellence of any kind ; cf. {puruSa-s-} , {rAja-s-} , and the similar use of {RSabha} , {vyAghra} &c. ; sometimes also = prince , king e.g. {nAga-pura-s-} , the king of Naga-pura ; cf. {siMhadvAr} and {siMhAsana}) a partic. form of temple a partic. place prepared for the building of a house a Moringa with red flowers (= {rakta-zigru}) (in music) a kind of tune Samgit. the symbol or emblem of the 24th Arhat of the present Avasarpini N. of a son of Krishna of a king of the Vidya-dharas Kathas. of a king (the father of Sahi-deva) of the Venkata mountain (with {AcArya}) of an astronomer V of various other persons Buddh. a partic. mythical bird {A}) f. a partic. grass or plant (= {nADI}) {I}) f. see below.