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vajra

[vuhj-ruh] /ˈvʌdʒ rə/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
(in Vedic mythology) the thunderbolt of Indra.
Origin of vajra
< Sanskrit
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  • The classical keraunos is still preserved in Tibet as the dorje, which is identified with Indra's thunderbolt, the vajra.

    The Evolution of the Dragon G. Elliot Smith

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