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kama


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kama  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kama  \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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Kama 
  n  :  god  of  love  and  erotic  desire;  opposite  of  Mara  [syn:  {Kama}] 




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