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Subject: Re: Anisha (m)
Author: Anon.   (guest, 213.10.185.228)
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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