HINDU LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR-ARJUNA! (Post No.5635)

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Date: 7 November 2018

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Post No. 5635

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R N U G 6 L A F 7 S T Y
U N U T A 14 T N A
N P 8 A D A A N A A S
A A A Y R A H R A
N R K A A K B A C
D T E J H A I P 9 H
A H S I B 10 N B 11 I
N A H A V 12 A T E V S 13

FIND THE NAMES OF ARJUNA IN THE WORD SEARCH OR CROSSWORD

THIS CAN BE PALYED AS WORDSEARCH OR CROSSWORD.

LEVEL ONE – WORD SEARCH

LEVEL TWO- CROSSWORD

IF YOU ARE RAMILIAR WITH ARJUNA’S NAMES GO TO CROSSWORD.

I HAVE GIVEN THE FIRST LETTER OF EACH NAME

ARJUNA WORD SEARCH

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H A 2 N A N J Y A S 3
K 4 I R I T I P A
U J 5 I S H N U A V
R N U G 6 L A F 7 S T Y
U N U T A 14 T N A
N P 8 A D A A N A A S
A A A Y R A H R A
N R K A A K B A C
D T E J H A I P 9 H
A H S I B 10 N B 11 I
N A H A V 12 A T E V S 13

ARJUNA  CROSS WORD

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A 2 S 3
K 4
J 5
G 6 F 7
A 14
P 8
P 9
I B 10 B 11
V 12 S 13

ACROSS

1.DHANANJAYA; 4.KIRITI ; 5.JISHNU; 7.FALGUNA; 13. SVETAVAHANA

DOWN

2.ARJUNA, 3.SAVYASACHI, 4.KURUNANDAN, 6.GUDAKESA, 14.ANAKAN

  1. PARTHA, 9.PARANTAPA, 10. BHARATA, 11.BIBHATSU, 12.VIJAYA

HINDU LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR!

MEANING OF ARJUNA’S NAMES

Children in India are taught to recited Arjuna’s TEN NAMES when there are thunderstorms. Since God Indra was the deity of Thunder and lightning, and Arjuna was the son of Indra, people recite to get rid of the fear about thunder and lightning.

Buildings have lightning conductors to safeguard it from the thunder strikes. In the same way children have TEN NAMES of ARJUNA to protect them from the fear of Thunder. This boosts children’s confidence.

The names are called Arjuna Ten.

The Ten Names included in the ‘Arjuna Ten’ are

1.Arjuna =Pure , white

2.Bibhatsu- one who makes his enemies scared or hated
3.Dhananjaya = Winner of wealth; went upto Uttarakuru and brought home huge treasure

4.Flaguna- one who was born under the Panguni Uttara star

5.Gudakesa = who has conquered sleep

6.Krishna- one who gets rid of nescience, ignorance
7.Kritee = crowned by Indra
8.Savyachacin = He can use even his Left hand to fire arrows
9.Svetavahana – one who has a chariot with white horses

10.Vijayan- ever victorious (ALSO JISHNU)

In Bhagavad Gita and other scriptures the following names are used. In the Gita 13 different names are used for Arjuna.

Arjuna =Pure , white
Bharata = Descendent of Bharata
Dhanamjaya = Winner of wealth;went upto Uttarakuru and brought home huge treasure
Gudakesa = who has conquered sleep
Kapi dwaja = Having Flag of Monkey ; Hanuman is in the flag of Arjun
Partha = Son of Prtha; (Prtha is another name of Kunti)
Paramtapa = Oppressor of the enemies
Pandava = Pandu’s son
Savyachacin = He can use even his Left hand to fire arrows
Anakan =sinless
Kauntheyan = Son of Kunti
Kritee = crowned by Indra
Kurunandana = Born in Kuru clan

–subham–

FIND THE SEERS OF INDIA (Post No.5625)

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Date: 4 November 2018

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Post No. 5625

 

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THE FOLLOWING CROSSWORD IS ABOUT THE SAPTA RISHIS (SEVEN SAGES) AND OTHERFAMOUS RISHIS OF ANCIENT INDIA.

FIND 7+10 RISHIS/ SEERS. SOLUTION IS GIVEN AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

JUST TO HELP YOU I HAVE GIVEN THE FIRST LETTER OF THE NAMES OF  SAGES.

LEVEL 1– LOOK AT THE TIPS AND FIND OUT

LEVEL 2- LOOK AT THE CROSSWORD ITSELF AND FIND OUT.

Just some tips:

1.A (Shortest of the sages)

2.A (one of the Sapta Rsis)

3.A (First in the 7 sages)

4.B (who gave a feast to Rama)

5.B(one of the Sapta Rsis)

6.D (Blind sage OF RIG VEDA)

7.D (Angry sage,a terror to everyone)

8.G(Ahalya’s husband)

9.K (one of the Sapta Rsis)

10.K (one of the Sapta Rsis)

11.R ( Mr Hairy Feet)

12.S (Seven Sages in Sanskrit)

13.V (AUTHOR OF RAMAYANA)

14.V (WHO COMPILED THE FOUR VEDAS)

15.V ( Owner of Kamadenu also OF RIG VEDA)

16.V ( Who took Rama and Lakshmana to Mithila, also OF RIG VEDA)

17.V (OF RIG VEDA)

 

 

ANSWER

1.AGASTYA (Shortest of the sages)

2.ANGIRASA (one of the Sapta Rsis)

3.ATRI (First in the 7 sages)

4.BHARADWAJA (who gave a feast to Rama)

5.BRGU (one of the Sapta Rsis)

6.DIRGATAMAS (Blind sage OF RIG VEDA)

7.DURVASA (Angry sage,terror)

8.GAUTAMA (Ahalya’s husband)

9.KAS(H)YAPA (one of the Sapta Rsis)

10.KUTSA (one of the Sapta Rsis)

11.ROMAPADA ( Mr Hairy Feet)

12.SAPTA RSI (Seven Sages in Sanskrit)

13.VALMIKI (AUTHOR OF RAMAYANA)

14.VYASA (WHO COMPILED THE FOUR VEDAS)

15.VASISTHA ( Owner of Kamadenu also OF RIG VEDA)

16.VISVAMITRA ( Who took Rama to Mithila, also OF RIG VEDA)

17.VAMADEVA (OF RIG VEDA)

–SUBHAM–

HINDU FESTIVALS CROSS WORD PUZZLE (Post No.5616)

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Date: 2 November 2018

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Post No. 5616

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IN THIS HINDU FESTIVAL CROSSWORD PUZZLE, THERE ARE OVER 15 NAMES OF HINDU FESTIVALS. JUST TO HELP YOU FIND THE WORDS, I HAVE NUMBERED THE STARTING POINTS.

 

I HAVE GIVEN THE SOLUTION BELOW THE PUZZLE.

1 2 3 4
XXX 5 6
7
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9 10 11
12
13 14
15
16
17

SOLUTION:–

 

HINDU FESTIVAL NAMES

1.RAKSHABANDAN; 2.SHIVRATRI; 3.NAVARATRI; 4.ONAM

5.HOLI; 6.DIWALI; 7.RAMNAVAMI; 8.VIJAYADASAMI

9.DURGA PUJA; 10.UGADI; 11.BOGI

12.NAGAPANCHAMI; 13.MELA;  14.JANMASHTAMI;

15.EKADASI; 16.SANKRANTI (PONGAL); 17.GANESH CHATURTI

XXX  KUMB MAY BE JOINED WITH MELA (NO.13)

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U I M A V A N M A R7 V A
M V8 I J A Y A D A S A M
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A N E S H C H A T U R T I

–SUBHAM–

Part 4 of 100 Great Indian Women Quiz (Post No.5600)

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Date: 28 October 2018

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Post No. 5600

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Part 4 of 100 Great Indian Women Quiz (Post No.5600)

In part-4, see whether you recognize some foreign women who served Hindu culture or Indian independence

61.Do you know the Gujarati Parsi woman who supported the Independence movement?

62.Who was the great Theosophist woman who supported self rule for the Indians and the Irish?

63.Margaret Elizabeth Noble became Swami Vivekananda’s disciple. What is the name given to her by Swamiji?

  1. Who was Mirra Alfasa?

65.A poet born in Uttar Pradesh, wrote patriotic poems, courted arrest as woman Satyagrahi;her poem Jhansi ki Rani in Hindi is a very popular poem. Who is she?

 

66.Captain Of INA formed by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose…

67.12th century poet of Kannada language and a prominent Lingayat…………..

68.Who founder Rashta Sevika Samiti, a parallel organisation of RSS for women only

69.Emperor Asoka sent his daughter to Sri Lanka and other places to spread Buddha’s message. What is her name?

  1. Daughter of Madhavi of Tamil Epic Silappadikaram; also name of a goddess of marine traders…………….

71.A political and social leader of Nagaland who revolted against British rule, queen of Naga tribe..

72.Two Daughters of Tamil Philanthropist Pari who were saved by poet Kapilan, part of 2000 year old Sangam literature

  1. A woman leader who raised the profile of India in international arena by exploding a nuclear device….

74.A Tamil queen who jumped into funeral pyre of a Pandya king 2000 years ago. Her poem is part of Sangam literature……..

75.Mathematics wizard who beat super fast computers and entered Guinness Book of Records

76.A courtesan of Vaisali kingdom of Bihar who met Buddha and became a monk.

77.Wife of famous Tamil poet Valluvar, who is known for her miraculous powers.

78.First Indian Space woman who lost her life in Colombia Space shuttle accident.

79.Famous dancer, theosophist, choreographer born in Madurai.

80.A great scholar who was the judge in the debating contest between her husband Mandana Mishra and the greatest Hindu philosopher Adi Shankara.

 

ANSWERS

61.MADAM BHIKAIJI CAMA

62.ANNIE BEASANT

63.NIVEDITA

64.Mirral Alfasa born to Egyptian mother a Turkish father is known as MOTHER OF AUROBINDO ASHRAM

65.SUBHADRAKUMARI CHAUHAN

66.CAPTAIN LAKSHMI OF INA

67.AKKAMAHADEVI

68.LAKSHMI BHAI KELKAR

69.SANGAMITRAI

70.MANIMEGALAI

71.RANI GAIDINLIU OF NAGALAND

72.ANGAVAI, SANGAVAI (Paari Makalir)

73.INDIRA GANDHI

74.BHUTHAPANDIYAN DEVI

  1. SHAKUNTALADEVI, MATHEMATICIAN
  1. AMRA PALI (AMBA PALI)

77.VASUKI (Mathanubhangi is her other name)

78.KALPANA CHAWLA

79.RUKMINIDEVI ARUNDALE, DANCER

80.UBHAYA BHARATI

to be continued………….

 

XXXXXX SUBHAM XXXXXX

VEDIC GODS WORD SEARCH (Post No.5585)

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Date: 24 October 2018

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Post No. 5585

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FIND OUT THE 24 VEDIC GODS IN THE SQUARE BELOW

Numbers may help you to start from that point

 

ANSWERS ARE GIVEN BELOW

1.VISHNU, VAYU

2.YAMA

3.ILA

4.AJA EKA PAD

5.BHAGA

6.VASUS

7.KA (BRAHMA)

8.AUM

9.MARUT

10.AGNI

11.VAC

12.KUHU

13.VARUNA

14.VRSAKAPI

15.RAKA

16.PUSAN

17.USHAS

18.ASVINS

19.RUDRA

20.INDRA

21.GAYATRI

22.GO (MATA)

23.SOMA

24.MITRA

–SUBHAM–

MAHABHARATA WORD SEARCH AND SOLUTION (Post No.5576)

 

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Post No. 5576

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MAHABHARATA WORD SEARCH AND SOLUTION (Post No.5576)

MORE THAN 20 MAHABHARATA CHARACTERS ARE IN THE SQUARE; IDENTIFY ALL THOSE PEOPLE; AND THE SOLUTION IS GIVEN BELOW FOR YOU TO VERIFY YOUR ANSWERS.

 

 

–subham–

SWAMI HINDU CROSSWORD PUZZLE 6 WITH SOLUTION 6 (Post No.5572)

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Date: 21 October 2018

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Post No. 5572

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PUZZLE 6 AND SOLUTION 6 ARE GIVEN HERE.

ACROSS

2.MEASUREMENT OF DISTANCE, 5 TO 8 MILES

3.PEOPLE

5.A BIG NUMBER

6.A LEATHER STRAP USED BY ARCHERS, A CLAPPER USED IN MUSIC, BEATS IN MUSIC, LEVEL

9.SON OF RAMA

  1. POSTURE, PART OF YOGA

15.VEHICLE

16.SON OF RAMA

17.LUTE IN THE HANDS OF GOD AND GODDESS

20.A FEMALE DEMON WHO OBSTRUCTED HANUMAN’S TRAVEL ACROSS THE SEA.

DOWN

1.LOTUS, ALSO A THOUSAND BILLION

2.WORD USED WITH FOUR AGES

2.NEW YEAR BEGINNING

3.WATER, MAGIC

4.NEW ALSO NUMBER NINE

7.KUBERA’S CAPITAL

8.A GIANT KILLED BY VALI,HINDU ARCHITECT, HINDU CIVILIZATION IN SOUTH AMERICA, ALSO DELUSION

10.SMALLEST UNIT, ALSO SECOND SON OF YAYATI

11.PARASURAMA’S OLDER BROTHER, ALSO EIGHT SONS OF KASHYAPA AND ADITI

12.MOTHER

13.BEGINNING

14.GREAT COOK

15.GOD OF DEATH

16.TIME, GOD OF DEATH, ALSO ARTS, GODDESS OF ARTS

18.UNTIMELY, ALWAYS GOES WITH DEATH

19.BOUNTIFUL GODDESS MENTIONED IN RIG VEDA.

XXXXX

 

SOLUTION

ACROSS

2.YOJANA

3.JANA

5.AYUTA

6.TALA

6.TAALA

6.TAALAM

9.LAVA

13.ASANA

15.YANA

16.KUSA

17.VINA

20.SURASA

 

DOWN

1.PADMA

2.YUGA

2.YUGADI

3.JALA

3.JAALA

4.NAVA

7.ALAKA

8.MAYAVI

8.MAYA

8.MAAYAA

8.MAYA

CIVILIZATION

10.ANU

11.VASU

11.VASUS

12.MA

13.ADI

14.NALA

15.YAMA

16.KAALA

16.KALAA

18..AKAALA

19.RAKA

—-SUBHAM—-

Swami Tamil Hindu Word search- சிவ பெருமானின் 14 நாமங்கள் (Post No.5571)

 

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Post No. 5571

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Swami Tamil Hindu Word search- சிவ பெருமானின் 14 நாமங்கள் (Post No.5571)

கீழேயுள்ள கட்டத்தில்

சிவ பெருமானின் 14 நாமங்கள் உள. கண்டுபிடித்து, 

உரக்க உச்சரித்து புண்ணியம் பெறுங்கள்.

ரு த் ன் ம் லி
கோ தா ண் ங்
ன் சா சி   ஜா கோ
சா ம் சி யோ  த்
ஹா தே ம் நீ த்
 த் ம்  ச
மா தி தி பா
TAMIL WORD SEARCH SHIVA NAMES SWAMI HINDU

Answer:-

ருத்ரன், சதாசிவம், நீலகண்ட, சத்யோஜாதம், லிங்கோத்பவ,

பவ, சிவ, ஈசன், ஈசானன்,அகோர, த்ரயம்பக, மஹாதேவ, சபாபதி,உமாபதி

–SUBHAM–

SOLUTION TO CROSSWORD PUZZLE-5 (Post No.5567)

 

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Post No. 5567

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SWAMI HINDU CROSSWORD PUZZLE FIVE SOLUTION

U1 A2 K R U R A3
L N R N
U A U G
K V R4 U5 K6 M I
A K7 A T R
M8 A R9 U T I A
U L S10 A T I
R I R11 A V I
T12 A R K A
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N D U M A T I
S W A MI HINDU PUZZLE FIVE

 

ACROSS

2.akrura–YADAVA AMBASSADOR BETWEEN KAMSA ANS KRISHNA

4.rukmi—BROTHER OF RUKMINI

  1. ka—ONE LETTER WORD FOR BRAHMA (IN SANSKRIT)

8.maruti–SON OF VAYU DEVA

10.sati–WIFE DYING WITH HUSBAND

11.ravi–SUN’SNAME

12.tarka, arka—STUDY OF LOGIC; SUN’S NAME  IS ALSO THERE.

13 indumati, indu– FAMOUS QUEEN IN KALIDASA’S KAVYA; ALSO MOON’SNAME IS THERE

DOWN

1.uluka—SON  OF SHAKUNI; ALSO OWL IN SANSKRIT

3.angira–A GREAT RISHI, MARRIED SHRADDHA

5.uttara, uttaraa—SON OR DAUGHTER OF KING OF VRATA (IF FEMALE ONE ‘A’ IS ADDED IN SANSKRIT)

6.kuru—-ANCESTOR OF A GREAT DYNASTY

  1. kaaliyan, kali, kaali—KRISHNA DANCED ON IT; ALSO ONE YUGA; ALSO GODDESS

8.murti—SIMPLE MEANING ‘GOD’; ATTACHED  WITH HINDU TRINITY

9.ravana–DEMON OF LANKA

–subham–

SWAMI HINDU CROSSWORD PUZZLE- 5 (Post No.5562)

 

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Post No. 5562

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PUZZLE  5

U 1 A 2 A 3
R 4 U  5 K 6
K 7
M  8 R 9
S 10
R 11
T  12
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S W A MI HINDU PUZZLE FIVE

ACROSS

2.YADAVA AMBASSADOR BETWEEN KAMSA ANS KRISHNA

4.BROTHER OF RUKMINI

7.ONE LETTER WORD FOR BRAHMA (IN SANSKRIT)

8.SON OF VAYU DEVA

10.WIFE DYING WITH HUSBAND

11.SUN’SNAME

12.STUDY OF LOGIC; SUN’S NAME  IS ALSO THERE.

13 FAMOUS QUEEN IN KALIDASA’S KAVYA; ALSO MOON’SNAME IS THERE

DOWN

1.SON  OF SHAKUNI; ALSO OWL IN SANSKRIT

3.A GREAT RISHI, MARRIED SHRADDHA

5.SON OR DAUGHTER OF KING OF VRATA (IF FEMALE ONE ‘A’ IS ADDED IN SANSKRIT)

6.ANCESTOR OF A GREAT DYNASTY

  1. KRISHNA DANCED ON IT; ALSO ONE YUGA; ALSO GODDESS

8.SIMPLE MEANING ‘GOD’; ATTACHED  WITH HINDU TRINITY

9.DEMON OF LANKA

—SUBHAM—