SWAMI CROSSWORD 762020 (Post No.8126)

EMPEROR ASOKA
ASOKA’S INDIA

SWAMI CROSSWORD 762020 (Post No.8126)

WRITTEN BY LONDON SWAMINATHAN

Post No. 8126

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ACROSS

  1. – (6 letters) Busddhist temple  or monastery; state name Bihar is derived from this word.

4.—(6) – Sacred grass used in Vedic rituals

5. – (6) –violent, suddenly, rashness in Sanskrit

8—(4) –Unborn, Brahma

9—(5)—Wife of Lord Shiva; means White

10.—(6) – Necklace, neck.

DOWN

  1. – (6 letters) – town in Madhya Pradesh where from Emperor Asoka’s Chief queen came; se was the beautiful daughter of a banker.
  2. – (6)—author of Ratnavali drama; great emperor.
  3. — (9)- All India Radio’s name that comes in news bulletins

6. – (5) – unborn

7.—(5) – elixir, that came from the ocean according to Hindu scriptures

BRAHMA SENT BY LALGUDI VEDA

—SUBHAM–

Swami Crossword 1232020 (Post No.7685)

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Post No.7685

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ACROSS   

1.J – (5 letters )BIRTH IN SANSKRIT

4.J – (4)old age; English word gerontology came from this sanskrit word.

8. – (4) – food IN SANSKRIT

9.  -(10) – love and hatred IN SANSKRIT

10. (5) immovable with short A; conduct, behaviour with long A

11. – (9) – Son of King  Sagara; very wicked who threw boys into River Sarayu

12.– good faced; auspiscious in the meaning.  Name of ancient king; now name of Ganesh

13. – certain planet is giving trouble in one’s  horoscope or evil effect

DOWN

1. – (7) semi civilized tribes  of Andaman islands

2. – (8) snake missile used in Ramayana and Mahabharata

3. – (6) egg; egg born animals

5.—(6)- anger

6.– (5) — seer

7. –(5) – sky

SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 211119 (Post No.7243)

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Date: 21 NOVEMBER 2019

Time  in London – 17-39

Post No. 7243

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SWAMI’S CROSS WORD 9419 (Post No.6247)

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Date: 9 April 2019


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Post No. 6247

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Sagar Island

Across

1.– A saint who wrote commentaries to vedas

7. – a set of books explaining temple rituals

8. – saint who composed Gita Govinda and gave Dasavatar status to Gautama Buddha

9. – wool

10. – great saint who cursed 60,000 sons of King Sagara; another with the same name was the author of Sankhya philosophy

11. – One of the 12 Jyotir Lingas; meaning Three  eyed

15. -Sanskrit meaning is beautiful; women’s name beginning with L

16. – Support, evidence, proof

Down

1. – Heroine of Kalidasa’s most famous drama

2 – fire sacrifice

3. – hero, leader; later kings of Madurai also called themselves with this title.

4. – Hindu books; four in number

5. – means New

6. – God’s incarnation on  earth. Traditionally ten in number.

12. – horse

13. – illusion; deceptive

14. – seer, poet

Sagar island temple of great Muni


–subham–

ENGLISH CROSS WORD 10-12-18 (Post No.5764)

FIND THE SIX WORDS IN THE SQUARE; SOME TIPS ARE GIVEN HERE.ANSWERS ARE GIVEN AT THE END.

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Date: 10 December 2018


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Post No. 5764


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1. Best of the milk maids/Gopis. Lover of Krishna

4. A seer and foster father of Sakuntala (Sakuntalam of Kalidasa)

5. Meaning lower, inferior, used for mentioning funeral rituals

DOWN

1. Meaning line; most famous line drawn by Lakshman; in palmistry the lines in the hand etc

2. One of the four tactics used by the kings; meaning rod, stick (hard punishment)

3. Another name of sage Vasishtha in Mahabharata

ANSWERS

ACROSS

1.RADHA- Best of the milk maids/Gopis. Lover of Krishna

4.KANVA- A seer and foster father of Sakuntala (Sakuntalam of Kalidasa)

5.APARA- meaning lower, inferior, used tomention funeral rituals

DOWN

1.REKHA- meaning line; most famous line drawn by Lakshman; in palmistry the lines in the hand etc

2.DANDA – One of the four tactics used by the kings; meaning rod, stick (hard punishment)

3.APAVA- Another name of sage Vasishtha in Mahabharata

–subham–

MAHABHARATA PLACE NAMES CROSS WORD (Post No.5711)

 

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Date: 28 November 2018


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Post No. 5711




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AT LEAST 13 PLACE NAMES FROM THE MAHABHARATA ARE IN THIS CROSS WORD; IF YOU CANT IDENTIFY WITHIN 30 MINUTES THEM LOOK AT THE ANSWERS.

1.
2
A 3.
4. 5 6
7 8
9
10
11

ACROSS

  1. MODERN DELHI, ANOTHER CAPITAL OF PANDAVAS

2.COUNTRY OF KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA

6.THE UTOPIA OF INDIAN MYTHOLOGY; LAND OF GOLD WHERE ARJUNA GOT GOLD

8.KING SHALVA RULED FROM HERE ,WHO AMBA WANTED TO MARRY

10.HIRANYAVARMA RULED FROM HERE. SHIKANDI MARRIED HIS DAUGHTER.

  1. PLACE WHERE A WAX HOUSE WAS CONSTRUCTED TO KILL PANDAVAS

DOWN

  1. CAPITAL OF KURU DYNASTY
  2. PANDAVAS WERE EMPLOYED HERE
  1. COUNTRY OF KAIKEYI, ALSO FIGURE IN MAHA BHARATA
  2. COUNTRYOF AMBA, AMBALIKA AND AMBIKA
  3. KARNA WAS MADE KING OF THIS COUNTRY
  4. MIGHTY STATE OF INDIA,MODERN BIHAR; JARASANDHA WAS FROM HERE.
  5. – THE FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD

I N D R A P R A S T H A
Y R
H A I H A Y A A T
A K G M E
S E N A H
T U R U K A R A T T U S
I A S U
N M S H A U B Y A R
A A I A U
P G K
U A A N R A S A D
R D
A A T A R V A N R A V

ANSWERS

ACROSS

1.INDRAPRASTHA- MODERN DELHI, ANOTHER CAPITAL OF PANDAVAS

2.HAIHAYA- COUNTRY OF KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA

6.UTTARAKURU- THE UTOPIA OF INDIAN MYTHOLOGY; LAND OF GOLD WHERE ARJUNA GOT GOLD

8.SHAUBYA- KING SHALVA RULED FROM HERE ,WHO AMBA WANTED TO MARRY

10.DASARNA-  HIRANYAVARMA RULED FROM HERE. SHIKANDI MARRIED HIS DAUGHTER.

11.VARNAVRATA- PLACE WHERE A WAX HOUSE WAS CONSTRUCTED TO KILL PANDAVAS

DOWN

  1. HASTINAPURA- CAPITAL OF KURU DYNASTY
  2. MATSYA- PANDAVAS WERE EMPLOYED HERE

4.KEKAYA- COUNTRY OF KAIKEYI, ALSO FIGURE IN MAHA BHARATA

4.KASHI- COUNTRY  OF AMBA, AMBALIKA AND AMBIKA

5.ANGA- KARNA WAS MADE KING OF THIS COUNTRY

  1. MAGADA- MIGHTY STATE OF INDIA,MODERN BIHAR; JARASANDHA WAS FROM HERE.

9.KURUKSHETRA- THE FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD

tags- Place names , Maha bharata, cross word

–subhm–

H FOR HINDU WORD SEARCH (Post No.5695)

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Date: 24 November 2018

GMT Time uploaded in London –9-07 AM
Post No. 5695

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H FOR HINDU WORD SEARCH HAS AT LEAST 18 WORDS STARTING IN H. IF YOU CANT FIND THE 18 WORDS, READ THE TIPS. IF YOU STILLMISS SOMEWORDS GO TO THE ANSWER GIVEN AT THE END.

IFYOU FINISH THE TIPS WITH QUESTION MARKS, YOU MAY USE IT AS A QUIZ

H R A D I K A H A PU
I H A H U H A H A V A I
D O Y H A R H H R H A S
I M A A R A A A I S H A
M A L L A W N Y S A D K
B H A A H D U A C Y U A
A A M H I I M G H R Y Y
I V I A R R A R A A A N
T I H L A A N I N H L A
S S A H H V D A R
A H S K A Y N A R I H I
H A L A Y U D H A R A H

TIPS FOR YOU

1 A YADAVA WHO FOUGHT ON THE KAURAVA SIDE; FATHER OF KRITA GRANDFATHER OF KUNTI’S FATHER SHURA ALSO HAD THE SAME NAME

2.RAKSHASI MOTHER OF GHATOTKACHA BY BHIMA

  1. HEAVENLY MUSICIAN’ USED BY LORD SHIVA LIKE ‘WALKMAN’ (SONY) IN HIS EARS TO LISTEN TO MUSIC
  2. HEAVENLY MUSICIAN’ USED BY LORD SHIVA LIKE ‘WALKMAN’ (SONY) IN HIS EARS TO LISTEN TO MUSIC

5.LORD VISHNU

  1. LORD SHIVA

7.LORD SHIVA AND VISHNU APPEARED AS ONE SHARING BODY 50/50

  1. AN ANCIENT KING; ALSO THE NAME OF AN AVATAR OF VISHNU WITH HORSE HEAD
  2. A KING KNOWN FOR HIS TRUTHFULNESS, WHO INSPIRED GANDHIJI

10.KING OF AYODHYA IN ANCIENT TIMES. FATHER OF VASUMANA THROUGH MADHAVI

  1. FIRE SACRIFICE

12 WHAT IS OFFERED IN FIRE SACRIFICE

13.CAUSE OF NARASIMHAVATAR

14.POISON THAT CAME FROM THE OCEAN

  1. SON OF WIND; WHERE RAMA IS HE IS THERE

16.TWIN BROTHER OF A DEMON; BOTH KILLED BY VISHNU

17.GREATEST AGRICULTURIST; WHO SPREAD CULTIVATION WHEREVER HE WENT; ALWAYS CARRIED A PLOUGH

18.FOREFATHER OF KAURAVAS AND PANDAVAS; FOUNDER OF A CITY IN HIS NAME

19.HISTORICAL MOUNTAIN SUNG BY KALIDASA AND SANGAM TAMIL POETS

20.ONE OF THE SEVEN HOLY CITIES.

H R A D I K A H A PU
I H A H U H A H A V A I
D O Y H A R H H R H A S
I M A A R A A A I S H A
M A L L A W N Y S A D K
B H A A H D U A C Y U A
A A M H I I M G H R Y Y
I V I A R R A R A A A N
T I H L A A N I N H L A
S S A H H V D A R
A H S K A Y N A R I H I
H A L A Y U D H A R A H

ANSWERS

HRADIKA- A YADAVA WHO FOUGHT ON THE KAURAVA SIDE; FATHER OF KRITA VARMA.GRANDFATHER OF KUNTI’S FATHER SHURA ALSO HAD THE SAME NAME

HIDIMBA- RAKSHASI MOTHER OF GHATOTKACHA BY BHIMA

HAHA- HEAVENLY MUSICIAN’ USED BY LORD SHIVA LIKE ‘WALKMAN’ (SONY) IN HIS EARS TO LISTEN TO MUSIC

HUHU- HEAVENLY MUSICIAN’ USED BY LORD SHIVA LIKE ‘WALKMAN’ (SONY) IN HIS EARS TO LISTEN TO MUSIC

HARI- LORD VISHNU

HARA- LORD SHIVA

HARIHARA- LORD SHIVA AND VISHNU APPEARED AS ONE SHARING BODY 50/50

HAYAGRIVA- AN ANCIENT KING; ALSO THE NAME OF AN AVATAR OF VISHNU WITH HORSE HEAD

HARISCHANDRA- A KING KNOWN FOR HIS TRUTHFULNESS

HARYASHVA- KING OF AYODHYA IN ANCIENT TIMES. FATHER OF VASUMANA THROUGH MADHAVI

HOMA – FIRE SACRIFICE

HAVIS- WHAT IS OFFERED IN FIRE SACRIFICE

HIRANYAKASHIPU- CAUSE OF NARASIMHAVATAR

HALAHALA- POISON THAT CAME FROM THE OCEAN

HANUMAN- SON OF WIND; WHERE RAMA IS HE IS THERE

HIRANYAKSHA- TWIN BROTHER OF A DEMON; BOTH KILLED BY VISHNU

HALAYUDHA- GREATEST AGRICULTURIST; WHO SPREAD CULTIVATION WHEREVER HE WENT; ALWAYS CARRIED A PLOUGH

HASTI- FOREFATHER OF KAURAVAS AND PANDAVAS; FOUNDER OF A CITY IN HIS NAME

HIMALAYA- HISTORICAL MOUNTAIN SUNG BY KALIDASA AND SANGAM TAMIL POETS

HARIDWAR- ONE OF THE SEVEN HOLY CITIES.

–SUBHAM–