English Cross Word 1712019 (Post No.5947)

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Date: 17 JANUARY 2019

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Post No. 5947

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ACROSS

1. – SUN’S NORTHWARD COURSE

6. – DEVANIKA’S SON; ONE OF THE ANCIENT KINGS

7. GIRLS NAME;MEANS FINALE IN A HINDU EVENT

9. – GODDESS OF WEALTH, GODDESS OF SPEECH

10. – one of the 56 Vinayakas in Kasi, daughter of Sakka in Buddhism

11. -swarga, Heavens

15. – garden abounded with honey filled flowering plants and trees; one of the seven sacred forests on the bank of Yamuna; region that belongs to Demon Madhu

16. – the fire that comes from the sea at end of the world

17. Brahma; also means Shiva, one who doesn’t born

DOWN

1. – The famous emperor of sixth century BCE; hero of may legends; expert in  playing on Veena

2. – That is the Truth (God)

3. demon in the Veda in the form of a snake

4. – Hymns, name of the first Veda with such hymns

5. – feminine name means night, crazy, artistic

8. – one mango tree; famous temple of Shiva in Kancheepuram where the tree is.

12 – God Shiva in Yajur Veda in his aggressive form

13. legendary Hindu boy who became PoleStar

14. – Greatest writer and compiler in the world; He collected all the Vedas, all the legends for Mahabharat, all the Puranas.

18. – Indian gooseberry;

ANSWERS

ACROSS

1.UTTARAYANA- SUN’S NORTHWARD COURSE

6.AHINAGU- DEVANIKA’S SON; ONE OF THE ANCIENT KINGS

7.ARTI- GIRLS NAME; MEANS FINALE IN A HINDU EVENT

9.SRI VAK- GODDESS OF WEALTH, GODDESS OF SPEECH

10.ASA- one of the 56 Vinayakas in Kasi, daughter of Sakka in Buddhism

11.TRIDIVAM-swarga,Heavens

15.MADHUVANA- garden abounded with honey filled flowering plants and trees; one of the seven sacred forests on the bank of Yamuna; region that belongs to Demon Madhu

16.BADAVA- the fire that comes from the sea at end of the world

17.AJA-Brahma; also means Shiva, one who doesn’t born

DOWN

1.UDAYANA- The famous emperor of sixth century BCE; hero of may legends; expert in  playing on Veena

2.TATSAT- That is the Truth (God)

3.AHI- demon in the Veda in the form of a snake

4.RIKS- Hymns, name of the first Veda with such hymns

5.YAMINI- feminine name means night, crazy, artistic

8.EKAMRA- one mango tree; famous temple of Shiva in Kancheepuram where the tree is.

12.RUDRA- God Shiva in Yajur Veda in his aggressive form

13.DRUVA- legendary Hindu boy who became PoleStar

14.VYASA- Greatest writer and compiler in the world; He collected all the Vedas, all the legends for Mahabharat, all the Puranas.

18.AMLA- Indian gooseberry.

subham


English Cross word 1412019 (Post No.5936)

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Date: 14 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London –19-52
Post No. 5936
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Spelling for Sanskrit words are slightly altered to fit into the boxes

ACROSS

1. means balance; goes with the temple ceremony of weighing oneself with equal weight of some offering from gold to banana.

4. Sanskrit root for death, English word mortal

6. Sanskrit suffix that goes with seven underground worlds ; another meaning -rhythmic pattern, beats

7. – That meaning God in the Upanishad mantra Purnama……………..

8. – meaning enemy

9 – face, mouth

10. day time; always used with another word; e.g …. Ratri=dayand night

11. (FROM RIGHT TO LEFT)  Soul; very much discussed/used word in Hindu philosophical works.

DOWN

1. A- girls’ name; meaning religious dot on forehead or mark on forehead

2. – Of the three types of people, the first or the best, meaning good person

3. – Indian gooseberry

5. – third day

–subham–

ENGLISH CROSS WORD 1312019 (Post No.5930)

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Date:13 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London –16-07
Post No. 5930
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ACROSS

1. ONE OF THE DEMON TWINS WHO LOST HIS BROTHER VATAPI WHEN HE TRIED TO TRICk AGASTYA

4. -NAME OF BUDDHA’S SON; CONQUEROR OF MISERIES; ALSO ONE OF THE PROMINENT POLITICIANS IN INDIA.

6. GENERAL MEANING DUMB; BUT ONE OF THE GREATEST SANSKRIT POETS WHO COMPOSED 500 VERSES (Arya Sataka)  WHEN HIS DUMBNESS WAS CURED

8. START FROM RIGHT END—SHORTEST OF THE TEN AVATARS; SYNONYMOUS WITH SHORTNESS

BONUS WORD 7.  – BRAHMA

DOWN

1. VEDIC GODDESS

2. POTATO IN HINDI; ALOOKAM IN SANSKRIT

3. –  INDIAN EMPEROR WHO CHANGED RELIGION AFTER KALINGA WAR

4. GIRL’S NAME MEANING LINES; ALSO LINES STUDIED IN PALMISTRY, LINE; THE LINE DRAWN BY LAKSHMANA IS A PHRASE IN INDIAN LANGUAGES

5. – SWAN; WORD LINKED TO GREAT SAINTS

7. -START FROM BOTTOM–  EMBODIMENT OF SPEECH; VEDIC GODDESS

Answer

—subham–

ENGLISH CROSS WORD 1212019 (Post No.5924)

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Date:12 JANUARY 2019


GMT Time uploaded in London – 17-01
Post No. 5924
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FIND OUT ATLEAST 11 WORDS FROM THE CROSS WORD BELOW

ACROSS

1. – Name of a film; name of Jain saint Gomateshwara in Karnataka; name of Hanuman; general meaning- strong armed person

5. – When Bhima acted like a cook in incognito period, he had this name

6.– offering in fire sacrifice; oblation; rice cake offered into fire with butter

8. – general meaning thigh; in Vedas it is linked to Angiras; in Puranas son of Manu

9. – Upanishad word meaning THAT referring to God

10. – general meaning sun gem; name of Vedic Goddess in the form of Full Moon Rays

BONUS WORDS (if we read the words in opposite direction you get these)

a) Lord’s name; one of the Trinity

b) son of Rama

 c)arm

 d)name of a king who was sent to Patala by Trivikrama; Hindu island in Indonesia; sacrificial offering

DOWN

1. – name of Siva in Yajur Veda; name of a saint in Rig Veda

2. – another name of Balarama; famous king and poet who made the book Gatha Sapta sati in Prakrit

3. -name of India; also name of two great kings of India

7. – speech; personified as Goddess of speech in the Rig Veda

4. – There is a famous Sahasra nama in this Goddess name; general meaning tender, elegant, brilliance

ANSWERS


ACROSS

1.BAHUBALI- 5.BALLAVA- ,6.HAVIS –,8.URU- 9.TAT- 10.RAKA

BONUS WORDS (if we read the words in opposite direction you get these)

SIVA- Lord,LAVA- son of Rama,BAHU- arm,BALI- name of a king who was sent to Patala by Trivikrama; Hindu island in Indonesia; sacrificial offering

DOWN

1.BABHRU,2.HALA- ,3.BHARATA-,4.LALITA- ,7.VAK

ENGLISH CROSS WORD 1112019 (Post No.5918)

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Date: 11 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London –17-11
Post No. 5918
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FIND OUT SIX WORDS IN THE CROSSWORD

ACROSS

2.This is the basic living unit in India. There are over 6 lakhs of them in India

4.The Iron Age in the Four Eras in Hindu Calendar

5.Sanskrit word for ‘Immovable’; this suffix is used with all the mountains in India.

DOWN

1.Greatest of the ancient Indian poets and playwrights; author of seven works

2.that which is moving in the sky; there are nine planets according to Hindu astrology

3.younger brother; Rama’s younger brother is also known by this name

Answers

ACROSS

2.GRAMA- This is the basic living unit in India. There are over 6 lakhs of them in India

4.KALIYUG- The Iron Age in the Four Eras in Hindu Calendar

5.ACALA- Sanskrit word for ‘Immovable’; this suffix is used with all the mountains in India (HIMACHALA; VINDHYACALA)

DOWN

1.KALIDAS- Greatest of the ancient Indian poets and playwrights; author of seven works

2.GRAHA- that which is moving in the sky; there are nine according to Hindu astrology (NAVAGRAHA)

3.ANUJA- younger brother; Rama’s younger brother is also known by this name (RAMANUJA)

–subham–

English Crossword 912019 (Post No.5906)

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Date: 9 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London –8-02 am
Post No. 5906
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English cross word 8-1-2019 (Post No.5902)

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Date: 8 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London –19-15
Post No. 5902
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Find at least 8 words from Hindu History and Religion

ACROSS

1. Name of Musical Veda; name of a raga; one of the four methods suggested by statemen of ancient India;with short sound equal.

4. Vedic goddess ofspecch; meaning word

6.– medicine man in Sanskrit; also means treatment

7. – Name of a King of solar dynasty; means  Brahma; ; also goat in Sanskrit lessons

8.– means actor in Sanskrit dramas, natya sastra; from which the word for drama or dance  came in Indian languages

DOWN

2. – City in Haryana with cantonment and Air Force base; famous for cloth industry; name came from a Rajput who founded it or from Mangoes.

3. – attention, focus in Sanskrit; even Sri Lankan Tamils use this word in day to day language

5. -a caste name; writers caste; Swami Vivekananda’s caste ( one last letter a is missed to fit in the space.

English Cross word 6-1-2019 (Post No.5891)

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Date: 6 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London – 14-29
Post No. 5891
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FIND AT LEAST 12 WORDS in cross word

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Across

3. – DISCIPLE OF VISWAMITRA WHOTRIED TOASCEND RO HEVEN WITH HUMAN BODY AND PUSHED BACK; REPRESENTED BYSOUTHERN CROSS CONSTELLATION

7. = HUMAN

8. =EARTHWAS NAMED AFTER THE FIRST KING

10. = PRINCIPLE; IN SANKYA25 AND IN SHAIVISM 36 PRINCIPLES ARE LISTED

11 = VEDIC GODDESS OF SPEECH; MOTHER OF PURURUVAS. ALSO GOD IN NORSE AND GERMAN MYTHOLOGY

12 =FIRST AMONG THE27 STARS

123.I (RIGHT TO LEFT)= SNAKE DRAGON KILLED BY INDRA (swamindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com)

Down

1. =GIRL’S NAME IF IT IS LONG VOWEL SOUND; MAN IF IT IS SHORT VOWEL AT THE END- SON OFPULASSTYA; SON OF MANU; MEANING LOVABLE, AFFECTIONATE

2. A- GREATEST SURGEON OF ANCIENT WORLD WHO INVENTED NOSE TRANSPLANTATION ANDSURGERY;HIS MEDICAL BOOKS ARE OF GREAT VALUE

4. = FIRST OF THE THREE GUNAS; MEANS GOOD,SERENE,BALANCED

5. – ANOTHER NAME OF INDRA ANDSIVA;MEANING= WORTHY, DESERVING

6. – NINE GEMS IN SANSKRIT

9. = BELOVED OF KRISHNA; FIRST AMONG THE GOPIS

Answers (posted by swamindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com)

Across

3.TRISANKU- DISCIPLE OF VISWAMITRA WHOTRIED TOASCEND RO HEVEN WITH HUMAN BODY AND PUSHED BACK; REPRESENTED BYSOUTHERN CROSS CONSTELLATION

7.NARA= HUMAN

8.PRITHVI=EARTHWAS NAMED AFTER THE FIRST KING

10.TATVA= PRINCIPLE; IN SANKYA25 AND IN SHAIVISM 36 PRINCIPLES ARE LISTED

11.IDA= VEDIC GODDESS OF SPEECH; MOTHER OF PURURUVAS. ALSO GOD IN NORSE AND GERMAN MYTHOLOGY

12.ASWINI=FIRST AMONG THE27 STARS

123.AHI (RIGHT TO LEFT)= SNAKE DRAGON KILLED BY INDRA

Down

1.VINITA=GIRL’S NAME IF IT IS LONG VOWEL SOUND; MAN IF IT IS SHORT VOWEL AT THE END- SON OFPULASSTYA; SON OF MANU; MEANING LOVABLE, AFFECTIONATE

2.SUSRUTA- GREATEST SURGEON OF ANCIENT WORLD WHO INVENTED NOSE TRANSPLANTATION ANDSURGERY;HIS MEDICAL BOOKS ARE OF GREAT VALUE

4.SATVA= FIRST OF THE THREE GUNAS; MEANS GOOD,SERENE,BALANCED

5.ARHA- ANOTHER NAME OF INDRA ANDSIVA;MEANING= WORTHY, DESERVING

6.NAVAMANI- NINE GEMS IN SANSKRIT

9.RADHA= BELOVED OF KRISHNA; FIRST AMONG THE GOPIS

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–subham–

English crossword 512019 (Post No.5887)

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Date: 5 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London 16-49
Post No. 5887
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FIND AT LEAST TEN WORDS IN THE CROSS WORD; ALL THE WORDS ARE FROM HINDU SCRIPTURES

1- Vedic God of ocean and waters;

4.- Vedic God suffixed with word for wisdom

6. important stage in the four stages of a Hindu’s life starting with Studentship (Brahmacharya)

7. – Vishnu’s popular name with four letters

8. – Last stage of a Hindu’s life; but only saffron clad people are identified with this word nowadays

1 – Forest dwelling stage in a Hindu’s life (retired life)

2. – a queen with the name of beautiful, splendorous

5. – ambassador in Ramayana and Mahabharata

3. – Vedic God of Death

9. – Goddess of wealth with three letters

10. (GO UPWARD)- Vedic god; worshipped through out Roman empire; also means friend in Sanskrit

answers 

1VARUNA- Vedic God of ocean and waters;

4.JNANENDRA- Vedic God suffixed with word for wisdom

6.GRAHASTHA- important stage in the four stages of a Hindu’s life starting with Studentship (Brahmacharya)

7.HARI- Vishnu’s popular name with four letters

8.SANYASA- Last stage of a Hindu’s life; but only saffron clad people are identified with this word nowadays

1.VANAPRASTHA- Forest dwelling stage in a Hindu’s life (retired life)

2.RANI SHOBA- a queen with the name of beautiful, splendorous

5.DHUTA- ambassador in Ramayana and Mahabharata

3.YAMA- Vedic God of Death

9.SRI- Goddess of wealth with three letters

10.MITRA (GO UPWARD)- Vedic god; worshipped throughout Roman empire; also means friend in Sanskrit


English Cross word 412019 (Post No.5883)

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Date: 4 JANUARY 2019
GMT Time uploaded in London 21-05
Post No. 5883
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Lord Vishnu’s five weapons are called Panchayudha. Children are supposed to wear it in their waist band.

The square has the Sanskrit words for the five weapons. I have given the meaning so that it would be easier for you to identify them. There are other words as well, in total 10.

Across

3. =  in Sanskrit it means ‘and’

4. = conch

6. = name of Vishnu’s Sword

7. = girl’s name; Durga’s form; one who holds a garland

9. I=bow of Vishnu

Down

1. = one who wears a forest garland; attribute of Lord Vishnu

2. = new year

3. = wheel of Vishnu

5 = mace

8. = God’s name in Sri Rangam of Tamil Nadu; another name of Vishnu

answers

Across

3.CA =  in Sanskrit itmeans ‘and’

4.SANGI= conch

6.NANDAKI= name of Vishnu’s Sword

7.MALINI= girl’s name; Durga’s form; one who holds a garland

9.SARNGI=bow of Vishnu

Down

1.VANAMALI = one who wears a forest garland; attribute of Lord Vishnu

2.UGADHI = new year

3.CHAKRI = wheel of Vishnu

5.GADHI = mace

8.RANGA= God’s name in Sri Rangam of Tamil Nadu; another name of Vishnu.

–subham–