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meanings of "puNya" [1]

a.{a-stem}

1.holy;

2.good;

3.auspicious (as a day);

4.agreeable;

5.sweet (as odour);

6.solemn

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meanings of "puNya" [2]

n.{a-stem}

1.virtue;

2.a virtuous or meritorious act;

3.purity;

4.a trough for watering cattle;

5.a religious ceremony, especially one performed by a wife to return her husband's affection and to obtain a son;

6.(astrol.) the seventh mansion from janmalagna;

7.the union of meSa, karka, tulaa and makara

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