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Kshitigarbha (Sanskrit: क्षितिगर्भ Kṣitigarbha) is an important bodhisattva in the Mahayana tradition especially in China, Korea and Japan. The name may be translated as Earth Matrix, or Earth Store. Kshitigarbha is known for his vow not to achieve Buddhahood until all hells are emptied and carries a staff to force open the gates of hell. He is therefore often regarded as the bodhisattva of hell beings and the guardian of children who died before their parents.

It means “air” in Italian, but it also means “lioness” in Hebrew (which is pretty baller). Spell it “Arya” and you’ve got a unisex Sanskrit name that means “noble”.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sohum (सो ऽहम् so 'ham[1]) is the Sanskrit for "I am He/That". (See also: Tat Tvam Asi.) When it applies to a person's name, according to Vedic philosophy it means identifying oneself with the universe or ultimate reality. Some say that when a child is born it cries Koham-Koham which means Who am I? That is when the universe replies back Sohum. You are the same as I am. It also stems from the Sanskrit word which means, "self pride."


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Our next destination in Phuket was Thalang Beach and the gorgeous Trisara hotel. The name Trisara can be translated from Sanskrit as ‘The Third Garden in Heaven’ and it was true that this beautiful lodging was heaven on earth. As we arrived we were welcomed to join the Sunday Brunch which was a gorgeous buffet of appetizer spoons,... Read more »

Otherwise known as “Bound Angle Pose” this yoga posture is also well-known as the “Cobbler Pose” because it is the sitting position of Indian cobblers. Butterfly Pose is Sanskrit is composed of baddha (bound), kona (angle or split) and asana (posture). English Name: Butterfly Pose Sanskrit Name: Baddha Konasana Step by Step Guide Preparation…Continue Reading →

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