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azleSA

azleSA
 
Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary
 
azleSA f. sg. or {As} f. pl. (= {azleSA4} q.v.) N. of the seventh (in later times the ninth) lunar mansion (containing five stars) MBh. xiii , 3262 Jyot. VarBr2S.
 
2 AzleSa m. intimate connection , contact ; slight contact L. ; embracing , embrace ; intwining MBh. BhP. Megh. Amar. &c. ; adherence , clinging to Nya1yam. ; (%{A4}) f. and (%{A4s}) f. pl.N. of the seventh Nakshatra AV. TS. Sus3r. MBh. VarBr2S. ---------------------------------- The 5 stars in azleSA relate to the 5 (panch) in Nagpanchami. Ashlesha is also called Ayilyam
 
 
 
Nakshatra 7
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