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Noun1.Vajra - Indra's thunderbolt
Hindu deity - a deity worshipped by the Hindus
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The ten K9 Vajra guns have been imported from Hanwha Techwin of South Korea in semi-knocked-down state and have been assembled by L&T in India, and the rest 90 will be manufactured here.
India is developing strong military hardware cooperation with South Korea as the Indian Army has already inducted the K-9 Vajra self-propelled howitzers built in partnership with the Indian firm Larsen and Toubro.
Next up was the the newly-inducted K-9 Vajra self-propelled howitzer and the M 777 A2 Ultra Light Howitzer (ULH), which were inducted last year.
This is the first private facility in the country where the K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns will be manufactured.
At the L&T complex, he felicitated the entire team for building the state-of-the-art K-9 Vajra Self-Propelled Howitzer guns, terming it as "a significant contribution towards India's defence sector and protecting the country and its 1.3bn people." He checked the guns and even took a ride in one of the vehicles on display at the complex.
Thetop of the wooden columnis carved in the shape ofa stupa and the bottom iscarved to resemble a vajra.The column is divided into several sections.
Scindia, the suave and sophisticated face of the Congress party, was seen seated atop the anti-riot 'Vajra' vehicle, clenching his fist and chanting slogans like "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan".
Vajra is interpreted as the diamond and as lightning; both these interpretations connect to the qualities of indestructibility, power or shakti, brilliance, immortality, enlightenment and tangible forms of the permanence of divinity.
"I always believe that power enhances with restraint and education enhances with humility." He referred to mythological rishi Dadhichi by recalling how he gave the ultimate weapon ' vajra ' to Indra.
Gankhgiin Prevbat, the founder of the Mongolian Institute of Buddhist Art at Ulan Bator Buddhist University, told the Siberian Times, a news website: "The lama is sitting in the lotus position vajra, the left hand is opened, and the right hand symbolises of the preaching Sutra.