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Who is Amaru?

Amaru is famous in Indian intellectual history, but still largely unknown except for the literary legacy he left behind. In using the name Amaru, we cannot be certain of designating a specific individual who is the author of the poems included in the collection bearing his name. Biography in India is hagiography, and in this case, the hagiographical embellishments become important components in later interpretations of his poems.


Amaru is a fictional character from the 2008 film Naruto: Shippūden the Movie 2.


Amaru: In mythology of Andean civilizations of South America, the amaru or amaro is a mythical serpent or dragon, most associated with the Tiwanaku and Inca empires. In Inca mythology, the amaru is a huge double-headed serpent that dwells underground. Illustrated with the heads of a bird and pumas, amarus can be seen emerging from a central element in the center of a stepped mountain or pyramid motif in the Gateway of the Sun at Tiwanaku, Bolivia. When illustrated on religious vessels, the amaru is often seen with bird-like feet and wings, so that it resembles a dragon. The amaru was believed capable of transgressing boundaries to and from the spiritual realm of the subterranean world.

Phrases with Amaru

  1. tupac amaru revolutionary movement
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Google previewPoetry of the Earth: Mapuche Trilingual Anthology (2014)

by Sergio Holas

Amaru is an Inca name that means “serpent of the sun” or “shining serpent”. 15 Mapuche men who are rich and respected, powerful economically. 16The dance of the choike is a Mapuche dance where the men imitate the Rhea darwini, ...

Google previewIndian Kavya Literature (1988)

by A. K. Warder

The anthologist perhaps was called Amaruka or Amaruka, variant forms, that is all we may affirm about the name (Amaru is a shortened form originally metri causa, sometimes used, generally in inferior manuscripts). The main argument here is ...

Google previewTravels in Peru and India (1862)

While Superintending the Collection of Chinchona Plants and Seeds in South America, and Their Introduction Into India by Sir Clements Robert Markham

Amaru means serpent in Quichua, and Tupac royal or.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (2011)

by Gus Martin

The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (Movimiento Revolucionario Túpac Amaru; MRTA) is a Peruvian Marxist guerrilla...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2002)

by Harvey W Kushner

AMARU. REVOLUTIONARY. MOVEMENT. MSALAM,. FAHID. MOHAMMED. ALLY. (1976–) aka Fahid Mohammed Ally, Fahid Mohammed Ali Musalaam, Fahid Mohammed Ali Msalam, Fahid Muhamad Ali Salem, Mohammed Ally Msalam, ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of International Relations: S-Z (2002)

by Cathal J. Nolan

Tupac Amaru II left, so too did most colons. After the Algerian war Bourguiba kept a low profile in foreign affairs, concentrating on a fairly progressive domestic agenda, by Middle Eastern or North African standards, and cultivating trade and ...

Google previewA Maori-English Lexicon: Being a Comprehensive Dictionary of the New Zealand Tongue (1898)

Including Mythical, Mythological, "taboo" Or Sacred, Genealogical ... and Other Names and Terms of and Allusions to Persons, Things, Acts, and Places in Ancient Times; Also, Showing Their Affinities with Cognate Polynesian Dialects and Foreign Languages; with Copious Pure Maori Examples ... by William Colenso

Amaru , s- 1. A creeping, climbing, woody plant, a red-flowered species of Metrosideros.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

TUNIS— TUPAC AMARU. TUPAC AMARU— TUPELO. TUPELO— TURENNE. TURENNE. TURENNE— TURKESTAN. TURKESTAN— TURKEY. rosso, Charles V, and Barbery States.) In 1574, the Algerine Turks obtained possession of ...

Google previewDictionary of Wars (2013)

by George Childs Kohn

In 1988 Senderista guerrillas backed ageneral strike that paralyzed Peru,and latertheysupported the Movimiento Revolucionario Tupac Amaru (MRTA), another guerrilla movement, tryingto topplethe new government ofPresident Alberto ...

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The only thing that comes to a sleeping man are dreams. (Tupac Amaru Shakur)
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1R1U1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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