JASODA (YASODA) O Lord! Thou of Lotus-eyes, of Sweet Words, with whom million of companions look elegant, whom the mother Jasoda asks to eat cunry and rice..... (Swayye Mahle Chauthe Ke, p. 1402) Jasoda (Yasoda) was the foster-mother of Krishna and wifÃ© of the cowherd Nanda. See : Krishna
MAHA-MAI He who worships Maha Mai (the great goddess), from man he takes his birth as a woman. (Gond Namdev, p. 874) Maha Mai is an epithet for the goddess Parbati or Durga. She is also called Mahamaya.
PITAMBAR PIR My hajj (pilgrimage) is performed on the bank of Gomati, where lives my Pitambar Pir (the Preceptor Krishna who wears yellow clothes) (Asa Kabir_ p. 4J8) Pitambar Pir and Pit Basan (see p. 1402) are the two epithets used for Krishna, who is said to be the
RUKMAGADA Remembrance of the Name of the Lord was a constant function of Rukamagad..... (Swayye Mahle Teeje Ke, p. 1394) Rukmagada was a king, who always meditated on the Name of the Lord. (See Narada Purana, chapters 9 to 38).
SURAPATI O Lord, the personages like Hanuman, Garuda, Surpati (Indra) and Narpati (king) have not known Thy Qualities. (Dhanasari Kabir, p. 691) Comments : Sur means god and Pati means master, there the epithet Surpati has been used for the king of gods i.e. Indra. See : Indra.
SHUKRA The king Bali was proud of his wealth. He was puffed up greatly by performing Yajnas (sacrifices). By not consulting his Guru (Shukra), he went to the nether-regions (Patala). (Gauri M. l, p. 224) Shukra or Venus is one of the planets. Mythologically Shukra was the son of
ANN DEVATA (Personification of corn or food grain as god) Corn-god, water-god, fire-god, salt and ghee was put the fifth. (Var Asa M. l, p. 473) See : Pani Devata
BHAVANI You are called Bhavani, who was from the very beginning. Where did you go at the time of granting salvation ? (Gond Namdev, p. 874) Bhavani is another name for Parbati and Mahamaya. She is also called Durga and Uma. See : Ad Bhavani , Parbati (Parvati) ,
BUDDHA There are many Siddhas, Buddhas and Nathas..... (Japu, p. 7) The word Buddha seems to have been used for Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.Mythologically, he was accepted in Hinduism as the ninth incarnation of Vishnu. His great success as a religious teacher seerns to have induced the
CHANDRAVALI In the period of Yajur Veda, the Gopi named Chandravali was enticed by Kanha (Krishna) of the Jadava race, who brought Parijata (the wish-fulfilling tree) for her (from heaven) and passed his days in Vrindavana in merriment and enjoyment. (Var Asa M. l, p. 470) It was at
Sita was (forcibly) taken away by Dahsira (Ravana). (Shalok Varan Te Vadhik, M. l, p. 1412) The word Dahsira means \'of ten heads\' and it is an epithet used for Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka. In Ramayana he is described as having ten heads, twenty arms and copper-coloured
GANDHARBA (GANDHARVA) NAGARI They are in maze on seeing a mirage and abide in Gandharva Nagari (Utopia). They only seem bedecked in their mind and body, who meditate on Truth. (Shalok M. 5, p. 1425) The Gandharvas generally had their dwelling in the sky or atmosphere. Their abode is
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