SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 2812019 (Post No.5998)

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Date: 28 JANUARY 2019
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Post No. 5998
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FIND OUT 19 WORDS INA THE FOLLOWING SQUARE

ACROSS

1. Hindu girls name; desire

4. – weapon of Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali

7. desire; delusion

8. acquiring  in Sanskrit

9. – Nine Planets in Hindusim

12. – Roja in English

14. – Water in Sanskrit and other langauges

16. – girls name ; morning in ,dawn in Sanskrit

17 – Belly button; son of Agnidhara, Year governed by—- Varsha

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1. – Pranava

2. – A star name that goes with Uttara and Purva

3. Vedic goddess

5. – Dependable, reliable; goes with …….. friend

6. – seed; many mantra roots also have this name

9. – means Man; coupled with + Narayana

10.– They are group of eight Vedic gods; means wealth , brilliance

11. – common name of King; found in masculine name from Kashmir to Kandy

13. – God in Sanskrit, particularly Shiva

15.- fearless; used as a preposition in Sanskrit … Vriddhi etc.

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1.ASHA- Hindu girls name; desire

4.SULA- weapon of Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali

7.MOHA- desire; delusion

8.APTI- acquiring  in Sanskrit

9.NAVAGRAHA – Nine Planets in Hindusim

12.ROSE- Roja in English

14.JALA- Water in Sanskrit and other langauges

16.USHA- girls name ; morning in ,dawn in Sanskrit

17.NABI- Belly button; son of Agnidhara, Year governed by—- Varsha

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1.AUM- Pranava

2.ASADA- A star name that goes with Uttara and Purva

3.ILA- Vedic goddess

5.APTA- Dependable, reliable; goes with …….. friend

6.BIJA- seed; many mantra roots also have this name

9.NARA- means Man; coupled with + Narayana

10.VASU – They are group of eight Vedic gods; means wealth , brilliance

11.RAJAN- common name of King; found in masculine name from Kashmir to Kandy

13.ESA- God in Sanskrit, particularly Shiva

15.ABI- fearless; used as a preposition in Sanskrit … Vriddhi etc.

–subham–

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 2612019 (Post No.5990)

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Date: 26 JANUARY 2019
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Post No. 5990
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1.mood; emotions; temperament; According to Hindu scriptures there are nine different moods shown through drama and dance. Also juice

4. Vedic gods of storm,wind

5. general meaning husband in Sanskrit; suffix for lot of Hindu gods.

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1.greatest hero of Ramayana

2.sub division,chapter in Sanskrit books.

3. First among the Seven Rishis; Dattatreya’s father

–subham–

Swami’s Cross word 2512019 (Post No.5987)

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Date: 25 JANUARY 2019
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Post No. 5987
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4. SON OF UGRASENA; MUSICAL (DRUM) INSTRUMENT

5. OWL. AS WELL AS NAME OF VISVAMITRA; SON OF HIRANYAKSHA

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(HINDI SPELLINGS FOLLOWED)

1. – GOD OF WATERS ;GOD OF SEA IN VEDAS

2. – VEHICLE OF VISHNU

3. – VILLAIN IN RAMAYANA

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4.ANAKA- SON OF UGRASENA;MUSICAL (DRUM) INSTRUMENT

5.ULUKA- OWL. AS WELL AS NAME OF  VISVAMITRA; SON OF HIRANYAKSHA

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(HINDI SPELLINGS FOLLOWED)

1.VARUN- GOD OF WATERS ;GOD OF SEA IN VEDAS

2.GARUD- VEHICLE OF VISHNU

3.RAVAN- VILLAIN IN RAMAYAN

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 2312019 (Post No.5978)

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 2312019 (Post No.5978)

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Date:23 JANUARY 2019


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Post No. 5978


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1.Ruler of Manipura; father of Chitrangada

5.A king Dravidian who was cursed to become an elephant by Agastya;

9.The first Thesaurus in the world; it is in Sanskrit

10.Grandson of Chyavana rishi who gave half of his life to revive his life to revive his would be wife Pramadvara

13.- Magadha prince who fought on the Kaurava side.

15.- sea shell used in temples

16.son of Kashyapa rishi; also name of a Jain Tirtankara

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1.consciousness and bliss; name of a saint who led Divine Life Society after Swami Sivananda.

2.country known as Bharat and Hindustan

3.god  of wind

4.(go upward)- name of brahma/Prajapati in Rig Veda

6.Alarka- mighty king of ancient India who left his kingdom for the sake of truth and righteousness

7.son of Brahma who is father of Kashyapa rishi

8.Name of Indra, Siva , Vishnu;also ‘fit’ in Sanskrit

11.owl;name of Visvamitra; name of son of Shakuni who acted as emissary of Duryodhana

12.first of the seven great rishis; founder of Chandra vamsa- lunar dynasty

14.another name of Sarasvati

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SWAMI’S CROSSWORD 2212019 (Post No.5973)


Susruta’s surgical instruments

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Date:22 JANUARY 2019


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2. Holiest river in India

4.– Great Ayurvedic author (not Susruta)

5. Sanskrit word for Ignorance, Unwise, Illusion (not Maya)

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1. -Indra’s wife

2. -Secret , hidden; also organ of generation

3 – radiant, praising in Sanskrit (difficult  word for many!!!)

–subham–

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 2112019 (Post No.5969)

Indra killing snake dragon; wikipedia picture

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Date:21 JANUARY 2019


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Post No. 5969


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FIND AT LEAST 20 WORDSIN THE CROSS WORD

1.—one of Lord Ganesh’s 16 names, meaning long stomach

5 – A demon in Rig Veda; snake dragon killed by Indra; another name Vritra

6. – one of the Chaya (shadow) grahas in the Naha Grahas (Nine heavenly bodies)

7. ancient king who started mummifying bodies’ also girls name meaning twinkling of the eyes. Sanskrit word NIMISHA English word Minute came from his name; son of Dattatreya who initiated Sraddha ceremony for the dead

8. – Indra’s other name; also applied to Vishnu, Shiva

9. I- Hindu Spring Festival of colours; Festival celebrating Kama Dahanam

10. -Jamadagnis wife; girls name; means pollen, grain of sand, atom

13. – word used for fundamental principlse that supports the basic structure of the body; they are seven in number; used in Mlaysia, Philippines and Indonesia as a honorific title

14. – another name of Agni in the Vedas

17.. – enemy; several kings has this  epithet

18 – Holy town in TamlNadu with a big Shiva temple; famous for Sangeetha Trinity

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1. – husband of Goddess of wealth

2. – spacepilot inMahabharata; hedrives spache shuttles going between heaven earth; an  inter galactic traveller

3.- In Mahabharata war he was killed by Satyaki; grandson of Bahlika who is Shantanus’ brother.

4.- God Shiva worshipped by Lord Rama; one of the 12 Jyotirlingas; God  in Rameswaram

7. Inter galactic traveller and messenger of the Gods

12. one of the Chaya grahas that causes eclipses

15. – enemy; lion like; leonine.

16 – a hero,brave, heroic

17. -This word comes as an epithet meaning ‘a lot’

1.LAMBODARA—one of Lord Ganesh’s 16 names, meaning long stomach

5.AHI- A demon in Rig Veda; snake dragon killed by Indra; another name Vritra

6.KETU- one of the Chaya (shadow) grahas in the Naha Grahas (Nine heavenly bodies)

7.NIMI- ancient king who started mummifying bodies’ also girls name meaning twinkling of the eyes. Sanskrit word NIMISHA English word Minute came from his name; son of Dattatreya who initiated Sraddha ceremony for the dead

8.ARHA- Indra’s other name; also applied to Vishnu, Shiva

9.HOLI- Hindu Spring Festival of colours; Festival celebrating Kama Dahanam

10.RENU-Jamadagnis wife; girls name; means pollen, grain of sand, atom

13.DATU- word used for fundamental principlse that supports the basic structure of the body; they are seven in number; used in Mlaysia, Philippines and Indonesia as a honorific title

14.PAVAKA- another name of Agni in the Vedas

17..ARI- enemy; several kings has this  epithet

18.TIRUVARUR- Holy town in TamlNadu with a big Shiva temple; famous for Sangeetha Trinity

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1.LAKSHMIPATI- husband of Goddess of wealth

2.MATALI- spacepilot inMahabharata; hedrives spache shuttles going between heaven earth; an  inter galactic traveller

3.BHURI- In Mahabharata war he was killed by Satyaki; grandson of Bahlika who is Shantanus’ brother.

4.RAMANATHAR- God worshipped by Lord Rama; one of the 12 Jyotirlingas; God  in Rameswaram

7.NARADA- Inter galactic traveller and messenger of the Gods

12.RAHU- one of the Chaya grahas that causes eclipses

15.ARI- enemy; lion like; leonine.

16.VIRA- a hero,brave, heroic

17.ATI -This word comes as an epithet meaning ‘a lot’

Indra killing Asura; wikipedia picture

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 1912019 (Post No.5955)

image of Duryodhana

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Date:19 JANUARY 2019


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Post No. 5955
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1.King in Sanskrit; very common masculine name from Kashmir to Kandy

4.Snake in Sanskrit; Kalidasa mentioned a town with this name in Raghuvamsa as the capital of Pandyas, where he meant Madurai whichisknown as Alavay, Halasya (snake town)

5. Vedic Goddess Dawn; very common feminine name

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2. Name of sky, a surface to air  missile in Indian army

3. Water in Vedas; Brahmins use this word in everyday Sandhya Vandana ritual

4. Manu’s son, Thigh in Sanskrit; word used in the famous anecdote in  Bhasa’s drama and Mahabharata where Duryodhana’s thigh was broken.

–Subham–

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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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

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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

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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

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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
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Post No. 5936
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Spelling for Sanskrit words are slightly altered to fit into the boxes

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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.

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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
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Post No. 5930
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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

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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–