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Words Starting with U

 

Uccaiśravā (उच्चैश्रव) – the horse that emerged from the churning of the ocean

 

Uddhava (उद्धव) – cousin of Lord Kṛṣṇa

 

Udyoga Parvana (उद्योग पर्वन) – the fifth book of the Mahābhārata describing the efforts and preparations for the war

 

Ugrasena (उग्रसेन) –king of Mathurā who was imprisoned by his son, Kaḿsa

 

Ugra-siḿha (उग्रसिंह) – “angry lion”, name of Lord Nsiḿhadeva

 

Umā (उम) – Pārvatī

 

Umeśa (उमेश) – Lord Śiva

 

Upaniṣad (उपनिषद) – philosophical treaties that appear within the Vedas (one-hundred eight total)

 

uptāla jhampaka (उपताल झम्पक) – an obscure tāla with 8½ beats

 

Upendra (उपेन्द्र) – the birthname of Lord Vāmanadeva

 

Urmilā (उर्मिल) – Lord Lakṣmaṇa’s wife

 

Ūṣā (ऊष) – consort of Aniruddha

 

Utkaca (उत्कच) – the son of Hiraṇyakṣa who took form of a cart to kill Lord Kṛṣṇa

 

Uttama (उत्तम) – son of Uttānapāda and Suruci

 

Uttānapāda (उत्तानपाद) – father of Dhruva and Uttama

 

Uttara (उत्तर) – the son of King Virāṭa

 

Uttarā (उत्तर) – mother of King Parikṣit; wife of Abhimanyu

 

Uttara Kāṇḍa (उत्तर काण्ड) – the canto of the Rāmāyaṇa describing the coronation of Lord Rāma (may contain events that describe Sītā’s exile and disappearance, Rāma’s rule, and His disappearance)

 

UPDATED: July 6, 2009