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Question : Match the meanings (476 - 478)
(1) Dharma-gup . (a) He who practices dharma
(2) Dharma Krit (b) He who has Dharma as an instrument (a common mean for all his acts)
(3) Dharmi: (c) The protector of dharma (virtue)


Posted On : 6-12-2019



ANSWER : Match the meanings (476 - 478)
(1) Dharma-gup . (c) The protector of dharma (virtue). He confers wealth and desire but he sees that they are not misused and through that he protects Dharma
(2) Dharma Krit (a) He who practices dharma. And makes all addicted to Dharma
(3) Dharmi: (b) He who has Dharma as an instrument (a common mean for all his acts)



Question : The Lordis given the nama Amruta (120) meaning the Ambrosia because
(1) He is sweet to the devotees to an unlimited extent
(2) He wards off old age and death of his devotees
(3) His devotees never get satiated inspite of their constsantly doing service to Him


Posted On : 4-12-2019



ANSWER : All 3
"The Lordis given the nama Amruta (120) meaning the Ambrosia because
(1) He is sweet to the devotees to an unlimited extent
(2) He wards off old age and death of his devotees
(3) His devotees never get satiated inspite of their constsantly doing service to Him"



Question : Choose the appropriate meanings for these na:ma's (1) Nimisha (2) Animisha
(a) He closes his eyes towards those who are the enemies of his devotees. He does not cast his benevolent glances on them
(b) He does not close his eyes and is ever awake towards the good


Posted On : 3-12-2019



ANSWER : (1) Nimisha - (a) He closes his eyes towards those who are the enemies of his devotees. He does not cast his benevolent glances on them
(2) Animisha - (b) He does not close his eyes and is ever awake towards the good



Question : Which avatara does the nama Aja (206) refer to .It means birthless. The sthothram 22 in which Aja occurs has clues to the same?


Posted On : 2-12-2019



ANSWER : The nama Aja refer to Narasimha avatara .It means birthless. He is Aja since He emerged out of a pillar and not born like others
"He is not born of a mother and so He is Aja. He is also he conqueror of all."



Question : There is another na:ma in the 20th sthothram of Vishnu Sahasranama that also means Discharger of great arrows (or Literally it means wielder of the mighty bow)


Posted On : 1-12-2019



ANSWER : Maheshvaasa , the nama 183 in 20th sthothram of Vishnu Sahasranama also means Discharger of great arrows (or Literally it means wielder of the mighty bow).
Maha:n means enchanting and ishva:sa means discharging (the arrows). The way in which he discharged arrows at the time of building a bridge across the ocean and at the time of the destruction of the 10 headed Ravana was really charming



Question : The na:ma dhanvi: (77) means
(1) The one who possesses all the wealth
(2) The wielder of the bow Sa:rnga


Posted On : 30-11-2019



ANSWER : Ans (2) The na:ma dhanvi: (77) means

(2) The wielder of the bow Sa:rnga
He is Dhanvi: because He always has the celestial bow, Sa:rnga by name , quite suited to His unexcelled valour



Question : The na:ma Madhusu:dana (74) means
(1) The slayer of the asura Madhu
(2) He who always attracts the sense organs of ever free souls to Himself without any obstacle
(3) Madhu is the name of sense organ. SInce He draws them to Himself He is Madhusu:dana


Posted On : 29-11-2019



ANSWER : Ans All 3
The na:ma Madhusu:dana (74) means
(1) The slayer of the asura Madhu
(2) He who always attracts the sense organs of ever free souls to Himself without any obstacle
(3) Madhu is the name of sense organ. SInce He draws them to Himself He is Madhusu:dana




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