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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rudra(noun)

    father of the Hindu storm gods Marut; controller of nature; sometimes identified with Siva


  1. Rudra

    Rudra is a Rigvedic deity, associated with wind or storm, and the hunt. The name has been translated as "the roarer". The theonym Shiva originates as an epithet of Rudra, the adjective shiva being used euphemistically of the god who in the Rigveda also carries the epithet ghora. Usage of the epithet came to exceed the original theonym and by the post-Vedic period, and the name Rudra has been taken as a synonym for the god Shiva and the two names are used interchangeably.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Rudra

    in the Hindu mythology the old deity of the storm, and father of the Marutz.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rudra in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rudra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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