Month: July 2020

Essay on Ganesha in Sanskrit

श्रीगणेशः Shree Ganesha This is an essay on Ganesha in Sanskrit. Transliteration, meaning in English and Hindi translation is given for better understanding.This post can also be referenced by students or anyone interested in learning and understanding Sanskrit. श्रीगणेशः विद्यायाः देवता इति सर्वे मन्यन्ते। शिवपार्वत्योः एषः पुत्रः। कार्तिकेयः तस्य भ्राता। श्रीगणेशस्य वाहनं मूषकः। तस्मै मोदकाः …

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वर्णविच्छेदः & वर्णसंयोगः  वर्णविच्छेदः (varṇavicchedaḥ): This is the separation of letters (वर्णानि) of a certain word (शब्दः). e.g.- जननी = ज् + अ + न् + अ + न् + ई। भगवत् = भ् + अ + ग् + अ + व् + अ + त्। वर्णसंयोगः (varṇasaṃyogaḥ): This is the combination of different letters …

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अयोगवाहौ (Ayogavāhau) are Varnas in Sanskrit which always come after vowels. They cannot be pronounced by themselves. There are two such letters- विसर्गः (Visargaḥ) (ः) and अनुस्वारः (Anusvāraḥ) (ं). विसर्गः (Visargaḥ)– This अयोगवाहः (Ayogavāhaḥ) represents a repetitive sound which has the sound of the letter ह् (H) and the vowel that came before it. Its …

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व्यञ्जनानि (Vyañjanāni) are the consonants of Sanskrit. They are 33 in number. Consonants, when not mixed with any vowel, are hard to pronounce. Hence, they are mixed with a vowel to create a syllable. Consonants can also be joined with other consonants to create conjunct consonants. There are two main types of consonants- वर्गीय-व्यञ्जनानि (Vargīya-Vyañjanāni), …

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Essay on Ganesha in Sanskrit

Ganapati Atharvashirsha As the name suggests, is associated with Lord Ganesha. It is related to Atharva Veda. Lord Ganesha is described to be the same as the ultimate truth and reality i.e. the Supreme Being – Brahman. Transliteration, meaning in English and Hindi translation is given for better understanding. ॥ श्री गणपत्यथर्वशीर्षम् ॥ श्रीगणेशाय नमः। …

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