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Vajra

John Bowker

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780192800947
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727221
Vajra

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(Skt.; Tib., rdo.rje, ‘diamond’, ‘thunderbolt’).

1 In Hinduism, the weapon of Indra. Although often described as his ‘thunderbolt’,

Reference Entry.  108 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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