བདུད་

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བདུད། (Wyl. bdud) n. Pron.:

  • Devil [Christianity]
  • Satan [Christianity]
  • Skt. māra. [Classes of beings]
  • Skt. कृष्णबन्धुः, kṛṣṇabandhu, Pron.: krishnabandhu. From Sanskrit: friend of darkness [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW
  • Skt. मारः, māra, Pron.: mara. From Sanskrit: killing, destroying | death, pestilence | slaying, killing | an obstacle, hindrance | the passion of love, god of love | who tempts men to indulge their passions and is the great enemy of the Buddha and his religion | four Māras are enumerated in | and | but the later Buddhist theory of races of gods led to the figment of millions of Māras ruled over by a chief Māra | the thorn-apple [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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