Indrakila Mountain

On the Indrakila mountain Arjuna received Paushupata.


A King Indradyumna placed the image of Jagannatha. He was married to Gundicha.

Another King Indradyumna was cursed by saga Agastya to be born as an elephant, Gajendra.


Indra’s net, the Vedic cosmic hologram. A net of reflecting jewels symbolizing unity in plurality and plurality in unity.


The old name of Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first discourse.


The musth is a testosterone boost in the bull elephant, when a liquid, ichor, drops from the temples.

Used in poetry as a metaphor for aggressiveness.

Indumati and Aja

Mother and father of Dasharatha.


The five Tamil epics, composed by Buddhists and Jainas.

Silappatikaram – Ilango Adigal
Manimekalai – Chithalai Sathanar (continuation of Silappatikaram)
Civaka Cintamani – Tirutakkatevar
Kuntalakesi – Natakutanar
Valaiyapati – Author unknown

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Mother of Kubera.


One of the Ashtasakhi, eight (ashta) friends (sakhi) of Radha, Krishnas favorite Gopi.

Lalita, Vishaka, Campakalata, Citra, Tungavidya, Indulekha, Rangadevi, Sudevi.

Indulekha can handle snakes, weaves garments and knots garlands. She brings Krishna’s love messages to Radha and vice versa.

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One of the eight Siddhis, supernatural powers of a Siddha.

Isatva – Lordship over the creation.