SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 19919 (Post No.6986)

WRITTEN BY LONDON SWAMINATHAN

swami_48@yahoo.com


 Date: 19 SEPTEMBER 2019

British Summer Time uploaded in London – 13-50

Post No. 6986

Pictures are taken from various sources; beware of copyright rules; don’t use them without permission; this is a non- commercial, educational blog; posted in swamiindology.blogspot.com and tamilandvedas.com simultaneously. Average hits per day for both the blogs 11,000.

Sanskrit words used in this crossword are known to most of the people.

ACROSS

1. – (6 letters) -reply, northern direction

6– (6) forest

9. – (4) invincible, Indumati’s husband in Raghuvamsa

11 – (4) one of 12 Sun’s names in Surya namaskara

12. – (6) one of 2 sun’s names in Surya namaskara

DOWN

  1. (7) minister in Dwaraka; friend of Krishna; a Gita is named after him

2. – (6) omkara mantra’s name

3. – (5) goddess

4. – (4) universe, egg, earth

5. – (7) snake, Shiva’s ornament

7. – (6) monkey

8. – (4) vigour, vitality

10. – (4) vehicle; used in two Buddhist sects

—subham–

SWAMI’S CROSSWORD 2919 (Post No.6967)

Punjabi women near village well

Written by London Swaminathan


swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 2 SEPTEMBER 2019


British Summer Time uploaded in London –6-52 am

Post No. 6967

Pictures are taken from various sources; this is a non- commercial, educational blog; posted in swamiindology.blogspot.com and tamilandvedas.com simultaneously. Average hits per day for both the blogs 12,000.

1. – 8- – OLD NAME OF PUNJAB

8.– 6–STAR OF SHIVA N THE SKY

9. – 4–RIVER AND VALLEY NAME IN PAKISTAN

10. –   4—SANSKRIT WORD FOR COLOUR

11– 6–PEOPLE OF INDIA

1. – 8–LAST MONTH OF HINDU CALENDAR

2. – 7– ONE OF THE PHILANTHROPISTS, OF MIDDLE GROUP, BEGINNING WITH LETTER ‘A’

3. – 6– WORD FOR DANCE IN SANSKRIT

4. –6–  NAME OF KING, WITH LONG SOUND FEMININE NAME, PRAISED BY POET BANA

5.– 6– MAN WHO SACRIFICED HIMSELF BEFORE THE MAHABHARATA  WAR

6.– 7– CREEPER; FEMININE NAME, BEGINNING WITH ‘L’

7.  — 8– MAN WITHOUT WIFE IN SANSKRIT

10.– 3—SEER ; MIRROR IMAGE OF SANSKRIT WORD IS ‘SEER’

–SUBHAM–

–subham–

Swami’s Crossword 29819 (Post No.6950)

 Written  by London Swaminathan


swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 29 AUGUST 2019  

British Summer Time uploaded in London – 18-11

Post No. 6950

Pictures are taken from various sources; this is a non- commercial, educational blog; posted in swamiindology.blogspot.com and tamilandvedas.com simultaneously. Average hits per day for both the blogs 12,000.

Though all are Sanskrit words or place names, they are well known throughout India and used in most of the Indian languages. Spellings are slightly adjusted to fit into the grid.

Across

1.Bikshu – 6 letters–Buddhist monk

7.Kedarnath –9– Shiva Shrine in Himalaya with Cedar trees

8.Udyoka – 6–job, profession, work

9.Asasdhya –8– Impossible, difficult to do

10.Krama – 5–order, method, turn

11.Asirvadh- 8–Blessing

Down

1.Biksha – 6 letters–begging offering, alms

2.Indumati – 8–great Swayamvaram described by Kalidas; she chose Ajay

3.Surya -5– sun

4.Udaka – 5–water

5.Uttamam- 7–best, better than he middle and low positions

6.Rahasyam -8—secret

–subham–

–subham–

Swami’s Cross word25819 (Post No.6933)

WRITTEN BY LONDON SWAMINATHAN

swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 25 AUGUST 2019  

British Summer Time uploaded in London – 7-43 am

Post No. 6933

 Pictures are taken from various sources; this is a non- commercial, educational blog; posted in swamiindology.blogspot.com and tamilandvedas.com simultaneously. Average hits per day for both blogs 12,000.

Across

1.– 9—CHARIOT PROCESSION OF HINDU GODS

7. – 5–VEDIC GODDESS; beginning with letter ‘r’

8. -4—KING; VIJYANAGARA KINGS HAD THIS SUFFIX

9. -4— NAME OF GOD OF DEATH

11- – 5- QUIET, CALM, ; MALE NAME IN GUJARAT, NEPAL ETC.

13.–7—NO FEAR, KILLING FEAR

14. 7–LAKE; FAMOUS LKE IN HIMALAYA HAS THIS SUFFIX

15. –6– BENT; GANESH HAND IS LIKE THIS

Down

1. – 6–HYMN ON SIVA IN YAJUR VEDA WHERE NAMA SIVAYA OCCURS FOR THE FIRST TIME

2.– 5–THREE EDAS ARE GROUPED WITH THIS WORD

3. – 4–SATAVAHANA KING WHO COMPILED GATHA SAPTA SATI

4. – 6- FEMININE NAME; MEANS NIGHT

5. – 6—SPACE IN HEART WHERE GOD RESIDES

6. – EIGHT ANGLED/ BENDS AS A FAMOUS RISHI; CLASHED WITH BANDI IN JANAKA’S COURT

10 -5- MYSTERIOUS; SECRET; HIDDEN

12. – 4–DIET ;FOOD

–subham–

Swami’s Cross word 21819 (Post No.6912)

WRITTEN BY LONDON SWAMINATHAN


swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 21 AUGUST 2019  

British Summer Time uploaded in London – 14-47

Post No. 6912

 Pictures are taken from various sources.  ((posted by swamiindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com))

Known Sanskrit words are used in this crossword. Most of the Indian languages use them.

ACROSS

1.- 7 LETTERS-THREE WORLDS

5. – 4- DEBT

6.- 4–BLACK COLOUR BIRD; VAHANA OF SANI

7.- 7–SENSE ORGAN

10.– 4—HARE;RABBIT

11. –7– GRANDFATHER OF KUNTI’S FATHER SHURA

12.- 5–CALF

13. -4- FOREMOST, CHIEF

14.- 4–PART

DOWN

1.- 8–ANOTHER NAME OF VISWARUPA; THREE HEAD MAN

8.- 6–ORANGE

2.- 5–GOD WHO HAS MORE HYMNS IN THE VEDAS

9- 6–LORDSHIP; ONE OF THE 8 SIDDHIS

3. -4– BODY

4.- 5–SKY

6a.-5—GARDEN

–SUBHAM–

Swami’s Cross word 19819 (Post No.6902)

WRITTEN by London Swaminathan


swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 19 AUGUST 2019  

British Summer Time uploaded in London – 18-33

Post No. 6902

 Pictures are taken from various sources.  ((posted by swamiindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com))

1. – 8-LETTERS- ABODE OF ICE LINGA

7. – 6- GOOD CHARACTER

9. -7– BRAHMIN MINISTER IN SANSKRIT

12. – 5–MEDITATION

13. – 4–GREED; KAMA, KRODHA………………..

14. – 4–LIFE SPAN; AGE

1. -9 LETTERS– LAND OF SUNRISE; NORTH EASTERN STATE

2. – 5–ROOT; NAME OF A STAR IN SANSKRIT

3. – 7–INDESTRUCTIBLE; DRAUPADI HAD THIS VESSEL

4. – 7–ANOTHER NAME FOR VEDIC TWINS  ASVINS

5. -8– SOUTHERN CROSS STARS; HINDUS NAMED IT AFTER A KING WHO TRIED TO GO TO HEAVEN IN HUMAN BODY.

6. – 4-KING WHO COMPOSED PRAKRIT GATHA SAPTA SATI

8. – 6–NEW YEAR FOR TELUGUS, KANNADIGAS ETC.

10. – 4–WORSHIP

11. –5– GHEE RICE PLACED IN SACRIFICIAL FIRE

Swamis Cross word Puzzle15819 (Post No.6884)

WRITTEN BY LONDON SWAMINATHAN

swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 15 AUGUST 2019  


British Summer Time uploaded in London –  21-07

Post No. 6884

 Pictures are taken from various sources.  ((posted by swamiindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com))

ACROSS

1. – 9-FREEDOM, LIBERATION

6. – 7- BOOK; A TYPE OF GLYPH

7.– 4-  FLOWER WORSHIP TO SUN AND ITS BENEFITS

8. – 6-EYE; PART OF MANY GIRLS’ NAMES

9.- 5- MOTHER OF ARJUNA

10.– 8- DEMON KILLED BY GHATOTKACHA

DOWN

1. – 8- GOOD SMELLING

2. a- 8- FOREST TREATISE IN VEDIC LITERATURE

3. – 4-IN, INSIDE

4. – 7-GO

5. – RAIBHYA’S SON; ACCUSED BY PARVAVASU OF PATRICIDE

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD12819 (Post No.6767)

Written by  London Swaminathan

swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 12 AUGUST 2019  
British Summer Time uploaded in London –  20-15

Post No. 6767

 Pictures are taken from various sources.  ((posted by swamiindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com))

Sanskrit words used here are used in most of the Indian languages.

1. – 7 letters- ancient city that was devoured by sea after Lord Krishna’s demise

5. – 5-half in Sanskrit; used in most of Indian languages

7. -4- destroyed; hurt; hopeless

8. – 5-kind, good ; always goes with speech

9. – 7- this river is life line of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh; another name Rewa

10. – 6-theist ;opposite of Nastika; also the name of a saint

1. – south in Sanskrit

2. – 6- ancient Malwa region of India; Ujjaini was its capital.

3. – southern state where Telugu is spoken; now split into two states

4. – ancient king who abandoned his kingdom for the sake of truth.

6. – 4- big; English word Mega is derived from this Sanskrit word.

Subham–

Swami’s Crossword Puzzle7819 (Post No.6743)

Written  by London Swaminathan

swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 7 AUGUST 2019  
British Summer Time uploaded in London –1
9-11

Post No. 6743

 Pictures are taken from various sources.  ((posted by swamiindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com))

ACROSS

1. -7 LETTERS—most famous Sanskrit poet

6. – 4/5– – virtue

7. — 6- father of Ashtavakra; he argued with Bandi and lost in Janaka’s court

8. -6- Number 4

9. -6- Hindu’s horoscope

DOWN

1.– 5 LETTERS-  tenth incarnation of Vishnu

2. – 5- light, easy in Sanskrit and many other Indian languages

3. A -5- stick, one of the four methods to solve problem; punishment, fines

4. -3- goat, brahma

5. – 7- Indonesian island near Java ruled by Hindus for 1000 years

–subham–

–subham–

Swami’s Mahabharata Puzzle 1819(Post No.6714)


Written by London Swaminathan

swami_48@yahoo.com

 Date: 1 AUGUST 2019


British Summer Time uploaded in London – 20-4
9

Post No. 6714

 Pictures are taken from various sources.  ((posted by swamiindology.blogspot.com AND tamilandvedas.com))

Mahabharata , the longest epic in the word, has at least 24 names ending with the suffix ‘SENA’ can you identify some of those ‘Sena’s?

1.- SON OF TAKSHAKA AND GOKARNA. KILLED BY ARJUNA IN THE WAR.

2. STRONGEST PANDAVA

3. – SON OF KARNA; KILLED BY SATYAKI

4. – FATHER OF SATYAVAN, KING OF SHALVA

5.- A KING WHO FOUGHT ON THE SIDE OF PANDAVAS AND KILLED BY DRONA.

6. – A KAURAVA CHIEF KILLED BY DHRISTADHYUMNA.

7.-SON OF NALA AND DAMAYANTI

7.-CHARIOTEER AND ATTENDENT OF YUDHISHTHIRA

7.- DAUGHTER OF NALA AND DAMAYANTI.

8. KING OF AVANTI; HUSBAND OF KUNTI’S SISTER RAJADHIDEVI

9.-MAGSDHA CHIEF F FIGHTING ON THE KAURAVA SIDE.

10.- KILLED BY A LION WHILE GE WAS WEARING A GEM; BROTHER OF SATYABHAMA’S FATHER SATRAJIT.

–subham–