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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A snake that swallows the sun or the moon causing eclipses. He is depicted in art as a dragon with no body riding a chariot drawn by eight black horses. Rahu is also one of the navagrahas (nine planets) in Vedic astrology.


Sanskrit राहु (rāhú) (Wiktionary)



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