gaNesha stotram (fwd)
vijay_naik1010 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Dec 29 23:33:15 CST 2002
--- "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM> wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: "Subrahmanian, Sundararaman V [IT]"
> > <sundararaman.v.subrahmanian at citigroup.com>
> > Dear Sri Jaladhar,
> > I was looking at the archives for a posting on
> sanat sujaatiya and this
> > article by you was close by and happened to read
> > >navamaM bhAlachandraM cha dashamaM tu vinAyakam |
> > >ekAdashaM gaNapatiM dvAdashaM tu gajAnanam || 4
> > >
> > >The nineth is Bhalachandra and the tenth
> Vinayaka |
> > >The eleventh Ganapati, and the twelveth
> Gajanana. (4)
> > <...>
> > > Remover (of obstacles.) See .
> > I thought the meaning of the word was:
> > vinaayakaH = vigataH naayakaH yasya saH = one
> without a master ie., the
> > Supreme.
> > Can you clarify?
> According to the Ramashrami on the Amarakosha.
> Vinayaka comes from vinaya
> with the meaning to hinder or block. vi (opposite) +
> naya -- to lead or
> flow. Compare the more common noun meaning of
> vinaya -- morality or moral
> instruction. However it does also list the
> definition you gave soI guess
> they are both correct.
> Interestingly, Amarakosha also gives Vinayaka as a
> name of the Buddha
> (probably in the sense you mentioned.) One of the
> three divsions of the
> Buddhist shastras is clled vinaya pithaka. It deals
> with regulations for
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
--OR is it Vi-Nayakam : Vishesham Nayakam (the supreme
commander)? Like in Vi-jayam - Vishesham Jayam?
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