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A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
महा—माया  f. f.gr° deceit or illusion, the divine power of ill° (which makes the universe appear as if really existing and renders it cognizable by the senses), the illusory nature of worldly objects personified and identified with दुर्गा, [Pur.]
N. of a wife of शुद्धोदन, [Buddh.]

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
महामाया  f.  (-या)
1. A name of DURGĀ.
2. Worldly illusion or unrea- lity; the divine power of illusion which makes the material uni- verse appear what we see it to be.
E. महा great, माया illusion.

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
corruptly महामय f A name of Durgá. 2 Worldly illusion; the unreality and illusiveness of the universe, appearing as material and of distinct subsistence whilst it is but the expanded spirituality of Brahma. 3 Applied appellatively and revilingly to a woman hated as a shrew or scold; or viewed as occasioning ill-luck &c.

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
 f  Wordly illusion. Fig. A shrew. Durga.

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