Feb 09, 1995 02:20 PM
by Dara Eklund
T. Subba Row wrote in his article "The Twelve Signs of the
"...very often Sanskrit words are made to convey a certain hidden
meaning by means of certain well-known pre-arranged methods and a
tacit convention, while their literal significance is something
quite different from the implied meaning. The following are some
of the rules which may help an enquirer in ferreting out the deep
significance of the ancient Sanskrit nomenclature used in the old
Aryan myths and allegories: --
1. Find out the synonyms of the word used which have other
2. Find out the numerical value of the letters composing the
word according to the methods given in ancient Tantrik works.
3. Examine the ancient myths or allegories, if there are any,
which have any special connection with the word in question.
4. Permute the different syllables composing the word and
examine the new combinations that will thus be formed and their
meanings. etc. etc."
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