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Bákura [bākurá dṛ́ti]locked

  • Alastair Dick


Indian term found in the ancient Sanskrit Ṛgveda (pre-1000 bce), sometimes interpreted, but without certainty, as a musical instrument. It occurs only twice, both times connected with the verb dhmā (‘to blow’), once in the simple form bákura (i, 117.21) and once in the adjectival form ...

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