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- proper n. Name of one of the two demigod gatekeepers (Dvarapala) of the abode of Vishnu, known as Vaikuntha.
- proper n. Name of the Arjuna in Mahabharata.
- proper n. A male given name commonly used in India.
- proper n. Name of Hindu goddess Parvati.
- proper n. A female given name commonly used in India.
"Uttara said, 'Tell me truly why art thou called Vijaya, and why
My bow, called Vijaya, is the foremost of all weapons (of its kind).
Once on a time, while wandering for the sake of practising weapons on my bow called Vijaya, O king, I had, by shooting many fierce shafts of terrible forms, heedlessly struck the calf of a (brahmana's) homa cow with one of those shafts, and unwillingly killed it white it was wandering in a solitary forest.
Drawing his formidable bow called Vijaya that was decked with gold, the Suta's son of immeasurable soul began to resist the son of
The mighty car-warrior Karna, filled with rage, shook his foremost of bows called Vijaya, and cutting off the bow of Dhrishtadyumna, as also his arrows resembling snakes of virulent poison assailed Dhrishtadyumna himself with nine arrows.
Gandiva owned by Varuna, the bow called Vijaya owned by Indra, and that other celestial bow of great energy said to have been owned by Vishnu.
And Rukmi having obtained the bow called Vijaya whose twang resembled the roar of the clouds came to the Pandavas, as if inspiring the whole universe with dread.
Then Arjuna also called Vijaya, vanquishing Dussasana in battle, O king, in the very sight of all the troops, proceeded against
A Hindu called Vijaya who apparently started from the region of Broach about 500 B.C. led an expedition to
"Tomorrow Tuesday onwards, people will start buying gold jewelry for Vijaya Dashami ," said T.K Chandran of DKTM Jewellery Ltd., which owns a chain of gold jewelry shops in southern India.
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