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Meaning of KAMA

Pronunciation:  'kâmâ

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  god of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara
 

KAMA is a 4 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: Hindu deity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ka"ma\, n. [Skr. k[=a]ma love, the god of love.]
    The Hindoo Cupid. He is represented as a beautiful youth,
    with a bow of sugar cane or flowers.
    
    
  2. \Ka"ma\ (k[aum]"m[aum]), n. (Theosophy)
    Desire; animal passion;
    
    Note: supposed to create the
    
    {ka"ma ru"pa} (r[=oo]p[.a]) [Skr. r[=u]pa shape, image], a
       kind of simulacrum or astral likeness of a man which
       exists after his death in an invisible plane of being,
       called
    
    {ka"ma lo"ca} (l[=o]"k[.a]) [Skr. l[=o]ka space, world],
       until the impulses which created it are exhausted and it
       finally fades away.
    
    
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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