msr at REDDY20.TAMU.EDU
Tue May 5 21:36:25 CDT 1998
SHE who bestows the supreme status of the unitary knowledge of
"Atapa" denotes all the troubles arising from different sources.
"Atapatra" means one who protects from all these troubles. One that
protects from all the troubles is nothing but Atmaj~nAna. It quietens
all the woes arising from saMsara. "yat j~nAtva na punar mohamevaM
yAsyasi pANDava" [ bhagavad gIta 4-35] which means "by knowing which,
you will not have this delusion again'. "eka" means unique.
Atmaj~nAna is the unique destroyer of all woes arising out aj~nAna.
sAmrAjya means supreme status. SHE gives the supreme status of unitary
knowledge of brahman.
This name can also mean that SHE confers greatness like Emperorship to
AUM ekAtapatrasAmrAjyapradAyai namaH
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