Narada P. S

Robert P. Goldman sseas at SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU
Thu Feb 3 19:46:23 UTC 2000

Sorry, I failed to note that the reference to GovindarAja is to his
comments on VÇlmÉki RåmÇyaïa 1.1.1.

>On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Jan Brzezinski wrote:
>> Any etymologies, fanciful or otherwise, for nArada,
>> the RSi?
>I remember that Parbu Bhopo, the Pabuji bard with whom I worked in the 70s
>and 80s, explained the name (with reference to Narada's notoriously
>quarrelsome nature) as meaning "jo duniyAM ko *radd* kartA hai" -- he who
>rejects/opposes the world.
>John Smith
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