To die at one's own will. Bheeshm had this boon from his father
Shaantanu that he will die only when he would want to, not that the
death would come to him. So he chose the
Makar Sankraanti day, an auspicious day to leave this world.
Eekh. Gannaa. Sugarcane.
One of the three Vaidik Devee - Ilaa, Bhaaratee, and Saraswatee.
Bhaaratee was the prototype of Lakshmee, and Ilaa was the prototype of Durgaa.
(2) The feminine name of
Rajaa Sudyumn when he got cursed of being a
woman by Paarvatee Jee in her forest. At some places his name is given
as Iraa also.
Whose fruits are not certain to get, that Tap is called indefinite Tap.
Another name of Lakshmee.
Indra's wife. Known as Shachee also.
Indrajaal is another name of black magic - a book normally containing
black magic techniqes.
Neelam or Sapphire.
Singular of Indriyaan. Sense faculty.
Control on one's Indriyaan. Restraining the senses of pleasure.
see Ilaa above
see also Poort
(1) Desired. (2) Preferred. (3) Agnihotra, Tap, Truth, Yagya, Daan,
hospitality, meditation etc religious activities are called Isht.
(1) End. End of anything, for example when a book is finished, "Iti"
is written at then end of it.
(2) Iti means these six things, unfavorable to crops - excessive rain,
drought, rats, locusts, birds, and a neighboring hostile king.
(1) History. (2) Raamaayan and Mahaabhaarat books are called Itihaas.