SWAMI CROSSWORD 772020 (Post No.8305)

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Post No. 8305

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1. —  5 letters – name of fighter jet plane made by HAL; meaning brilliance, lustre, sharp, boys name

8. – 8—Rama’s forefather who threw boys into Sarayu river in Ayodhya; he was exiled. Brahmin houses use his name for bad boys.

11. –  6 –inaccessible

12.–5—fire, wind, number 3, letter r in Sanskrit

15.– 9–a great poet of Pre Rig Veda days

16. – 5–section of a book. Ramayana has this type of divisions

17. – 9–several kings had this name; one of them clashed with Durvasa, known for short temper.

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1.—6 letters- language spoken in Andhra

2. – 4–old age; gerontology is derived from this word

3. —  5–seat and yoga posture

4. – 6—name of a king who had 60,000 sons

5. -6 – shortest of the Dasavataras

6.–4–  ‘another’ in Sanskrit

7.- –8–birth place of Janaki Devi

9. – -6– garland maker, florist

10 – 5— Rani/queen of this place, Lakshmi Bhai  took part in the battle.

13. –5–living, domicile

14  – – -5– dynasty that was toppled by Chanakya

–subham—

SWAMI CROSSWORD 472020 (Post No.8287)

uttarakuru
Jambudvipa

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Post No. 8287

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1.–9 letters- also known as Guru; the priest for Devas.

7. – 5—compassion, pity

8.—8—letter, alphabet

9.  – 4—forest, jungle

10.  – 5– feminine name- means ALL

11. – 6–  weapon in the Hindu epics- usually powered by water and mantra

12. –9- man lion Avatar to save a little boy named Prahlata

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1. – 8 letters –generic word for GOD; with particular reference to Vishnu/Krishna

2.– 5—elephant and the name of capital of Kuru Dynasty

3.– 7–one of the 27 stars favourite of Lord Vishnu. also a month

4. – 5—shop in Sanskrit

5.—6—lowest of the three virtues; means darkness, lazy, lethargic etc

6. – 8—geographical term; one of the nine divisions of Jambudvipa; It is Manu’s daughter name as well.

11. –4—name of a holy grass; also name of one of Rama’s sons.

bharatavarsha
aksharabhyasam

alphabet writing ceremony of Hindus

–subham–

SWAMI CROSSWORD 2562020 (Post No.8241)

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Post No. 8241

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1. – 6 letters- god of creation; if you continue with No 4 (down) you will get the name of a river in Assam

5. – 6– Telegu speaking area in South India mentioned in Vedic literature

8. – lake; holy lakes have this suffix

9. –  5—books detailing temple rituals; Saivites has 28 of them

10.– 7— gem; always go with Nava/9

11. – 5—depth, chasm, abyss; usually around fort

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1. – -8 letters- name of a great mathematician and a satellite is named after him; not Aryabhatta

2. – 6–egg in Sanskrit

3.– 8– devotional music by a great woman of Rajasthan

4.– 5—means son; joined with No.1 (across) It means a big river coming via china into India

6. – 4– A Bhija mantra with H as the first letter

7.  – 5- mystical weapon in Hindu epics; With Brahma as suffix it is the most dangerous weapon equal to nuclear bomb

–subham–

Swami Crossword 2162020 (Post No.8220)

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Post No. 8220

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1. – -(5 letters) – unmarried girl

5.–(6)—King who lost Indra post because of arrogance; son oy Yayati

6. – (6) –two quite opposite meanings; unheard or heard; promised

8. – (4) – boon, excellent, bridegroom

9. – (4) – sour, tamarind tree

10. – (6)—intellect, talent

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1.  — (7 letters) – divine singers

2. – (6)- aqueduct, tubular

3. —  (6) –corn or grain of any kind; unhurt, uninjured; maiden

4. – (7) One of the names of Jasmine flower in Sanskrit; popular feminine name

7. – (4) – blackgram; used for making Vadai; Jhangri, Idli etc

–subham–

SWAMI CROSSWORD 2062020 (Post No.8214)

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Post No. 8214

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1. –(4 letters) water

6. –   (4) tune, melody of classical songs

7.– (5) (low )- Hill near Vidhisa in Madhya Pradesh with Neolithic cave paintings and Gupta sculptures ; now known as Udayagiri cave temple

10. – (4) arrow; name of a poet as well

11. –  (3) order; truth; rhythm is derived from this word

13.–   (6)water; Russian Vodka is derived from this word

14. —  (7) shining, radiant, bright, pleasant, lovely

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1. – (6 letters)  Sister of  Jalebi; made with urad dhal powder unlike Maida of jalebi

2. – (5) not excited, cool

3. –  (5) Buddhist saint; worthy, deserving, venerable

4. – – (5) one who mastered  self-control

5. – (4) tube; also name of a great engineer who bult the marine bridge to sri lanka

7a. –   (5) covering, sheath, leaf, wing

8. –  (4) elephant

9. (4) incomparable; masculine name

12. – (3) less, minus ; deprived

–subham–

SWAMI CROSSWORD 1962020 (Post No.8208)

golden rain

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Post No. 8208

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1.—(5)- literary style and the works by such poets; Raghuvamsa of Kalidasa is an example

5.—(6)- means lotus; female name; beginning with N

7.—(5) – expansion, extension; in Sahasranama one of Vishnu’s 1000 names

8. – (4)- name of Varuna; demon, deity in Mahabharata; long sound carriage in Rig Veda

10.—(4)—means I ; famous statement …… Brahmasmi

11.—(6) – English word Question is derived from this word; In Kerala on type of astrological device

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1. –(6) – means gold; Adi Shankara’s famous hymn of bringing Golden Shower has this word

2.– (5) girl’s name; guileless is the meaning

3. – (4) – boundary, sea shore; also Time

4. – (7)- Doctor, medicine man in most of the Indian languages

6. – (5) – nail in most of the Indian languages

9. – (4) – A Dynasty that ruled Bengal; also one who protects, guards; if it is short sound weight, measure.

–subham–

SWAMI CROSSWORD 1862020 (Post No.8201)

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Post No. 8201

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1.– (9 letters) Brahmins do it twice a day by offering milk and cooked rice in the fire. It is a fire sacrifice

7. –  (4) self ; always used with Jeeva….. and Parama…..

8. – (7) Krishna’s forefather; descendants of Yayati and Yadu

9. –(5) scout term; pack leader

11. – (4) world in Sanskrit

12. – (5) flag

13. – (6) soft, slender

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1. –  (8 letters) a mountain running through Haryana and Rajasthan

2.–  (4) The king who introduced mummification of dead bodies

3.– (6) musical (drum) instrument beginning with letter T

4.Ratha –(5)  Chariot in Sanskrit

5.Arpanam – (7) dedication

6.Oshadhi – (7)  Rig Veda 10-97 hymn begins with this word; Medicinal Herbs in Sanskrit; word Aushadam/medicine is derived from this word

10.Ekam – (4) Number One in Sanskrit

–subham–

Swami Cross word 1362020 (Post No.8167)

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Post No. 8167

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1. –(9 letters)- great rishi who wrote Mahabharata

7. — (4)—hair in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

8.–(7)- Front yard in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

9.–(4)- part, section, factor in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

11. –(6) – job, industry in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

11a.– (4) – actor ; root for Natya, Nataka

12. –(4) Controversial God man who advocated Sex to see god; Pune based Ashram

13. –(6) a portable fire pan; brazier

14. –(2) -Prajapati in Veda

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1. –(9 letters)- one who holds spear in hand; Hindu god Kartikeya/Skanda

2. –(7)- Greeting- Long live

3–(4) – city where Taj Mahal is located

4.– (4) – God of Death

5. –(8) – Music

6. –(7) – Star name beginning with ‘Aa’

10. –(5) – Peace

–subham–

SWAMI CROSSWORD 862020 (Post No.8130)

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Post No. 8130

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1—(7 letters)- sweet squeezy fruit in the vine that becomes wine

3—(7) one who caused the death of Bhishma in Mahabharata

6—(4)  Cough disease, Grass, Whip in Sanskrit

8—(7) Hot

10—(4) Nose; Destruction, Ruin; elision/lopa in grammar

11—(7) faith; ceremony for the departed

12—(6) battalion; channel; body of forces; river

13—(4) – darkness, night, much

14—(8) a Rishi/seer credited with Fourth Mandala of Rig Veda; also one of the faces of Lord Shiva

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1–  (6 letters) – pole star is named after this Hindu boy

2— (10) famous temple of Swaminarayan

4.—(10) abode of God with Four Heads/ creator

5—(4)  Third Veda with  Music

7–  (6) Disciple of a Guru/Teacher

10—((7)—Permanent

–subham–

Swami Crossword 1942020 (Post No.7852)

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Post No.7852

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1. – (8) – Sanskrit poet who composed Gita Govindam

4. — (6) – Early ancestor of Kuru Dynasty, Son of Nahusha

6. – (5)  – Tooth; English word Dental is derived from this Sanskrit word;elephants have it as tusk.

9. -(4) – noise; loud cry; roar; also coarse particles applied to grains

10. – (7)- three in one; three braids; holy confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati

11.—(4) –fame, splendour, majesty

12– (4)- Sun in Sanskrit; also Calotropis gigantea plant

13. (4)- bone; osteology came from this Sanskrit word

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1.J- (10)- – King of Sindhudesa, Husband of Dushala, Sister of Duryodhana

2. – (10)—Son of Atri and Anasuya; Lord of Yoga; shown with three heads to mean he is an avatar/incarnation of Trimurtis

8.  –(5)- Mind in Sanskrit ; word mind is derived from this word

3. (10) –  Sanskrit hymns in Gita Govinda  aarranged eight couplets

5. –(4) – Muslims are called by this name in Sanskrit works and inscriptions

7. — (5)- Ghee with rice offered in Sacrificial fire

–subham–