|Paarvati : Uma,
wife of Siva.
Paataala : The nether regions.
Paayasam : A sweet preparation of milk and rice.
Parasuraama : The sixth incarnation of Vishnu who curbed
the growing arrogance of the Kshatriyas.
Pinaaka : Bow of Siva.
Pooja : Worship.
Prajaapati : The Creator.
Puraanas : Sacred legends.
Pushpaka Vimaana : Aerial chariot of Raavana which
originally belonged to Kubera. Sitting in this chariot, one could obtain anything he or
Raajagriha : The capital of the Kekaya country.
Raajasabha : Council of State.
Raajasik : Appertaining to the principle of activity
Raakshasas : Evil-minded strong beings similar to Asuras.
Raakshasi : Feminine of Raakshasa.