Meaning of Māra

Mā•ra

Pronunciation: (mär'u), [key]
— n.
  1. the god of death, sometimes seen as one aspect of a god whose other aspect is Kama, or erotic desire.
  2. Satan, who tried to seduce the Buddha at the time of his Enlightenment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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