Re: [INDOLOGY] Meaning of ghṛṣṇeśa

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at
Fri Oct 12 04:33:45 UTC 2018

Hi Harry,

Please let us know what this word means according to Huet and Steiner.


Madhav M. Deshpande
Professor Emeritus
Sanskrit and Linguistics
University of Michigan
[Residence: Campbell, California]

On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 4:06 PM Harry Spier via INDOLOGY <
indology at> wrote:

> Thank you to Gerard Huet and Roland Steiner who answered my query off-list.
> Harry Spier
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 3:45 PM Harry Spier <hspier.muktabodha at>
> wrote:
>> Dear list members,
>> One of the jyotirlingams is ghṛṣṇeśa .  Can anyone tell me what the
>> meaning  of the name is.  I can find no entries for ghṛṣṇa or ghṛṣṇā in
>> Boehtlink-Roth or Monier-Williams.
>> Thanks,
>> Harry Spier
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