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ˈrɑ məRa·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rama(noun)

    avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama

    "in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law"


  1. Rama(ProperNoun)

    A name of the goddess Lakshmi (Devanagari: u0930u092Eu093E).

  2. Rama(ProperNoun)

    used in India.


  1. Rama

    Rama is the seventh avatar of the God Vishnu in Hinduism, and a king of Ayodhya in Hindu scriptures. In a few Rama-centric sects, Rama is considered the Supreme Being, rather than an avatar. Rama was born in Suryavansha later known as Raghuvansha after king Raghu. When depicted with his brother Lakshman and consort Sita, with Hanuman kneeling in a state of prayer, this form is called Ram Parivar, and is the typical fixture depicting Rama in Hindu mandirs, or temples. The Hindi word parivar translates as "family." Prior to the eleventh century there were no temples to Rama, since he was viewed as human. Rama bhakti poetry starts to emerge only in the sixteenth century. However, the Archaeological Survey of India found ancient remains of a temple in the Rama Janmabhoomi in a survey conducted in 1992 indicating the existence of pre-ancient Rama worship. Rama is one of the many popular figures and deities in Hinduism, specifically Vaishnavism and Vaishnava religious scriptures in South and Southeast Asia. In Ayodhya, the Indian city believed to be the birthplace of Rama, he is also worshipped as an infant or Rama Lalla. Most of the details of Rama's life come from the Ramayana, one of the two great epics of India.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Râma

    in the Hindu mythology an avatar of Vishnu, being the seventh, in the character of a hero, a destroyer of monsters and a bringer of joy, as the name signifies, the narrative of whose exploits are given in the "Râmâyana" (q. v.).

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Anagrams for Rama »

  1. maar

  2. mara, Mara

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rama in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rama in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Rama in a Sentence

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