|Subject:||Re: Anisha (m)|
|Author:||Anon. (guest, 126.96.36.199)|
|Date:||August 24, 2004 at 9:31:25 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: Anisha by silverkoala|
There's also a Sanskrit word Anisha (an + isha: not + powerful). It means both 'powerless' and 'not having a master, the Supreme'. When used as a name (m) it obviously has the second meaning. It is an epithet of both Shiva and Vishnu.
See Joshi: Encycl. dict. of Sanskrit on Hist. Principles, page 2623
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