[INDOLOGY] Translation of bhagavān / bhagavatī
vasishtha.spier at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 16:49:51 UTC 2022
Clarification. If it wasn't clear from my previous email. The meaning of
bhagavAn/bhagavatI I'm needing to translate for a non indologist audience
is only when it's used as a honorific to a deity.
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On Thu, Sep 29, 2022, 09:59 Harry Spier, <vasishtha.spier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list members,
> Firstly happy Navaratri.
> Secondly I'm wondering what the best way to translate bhagavati and
> bhagavan would be. The target audience is a non-specialist non-sanskritist
> audience. The contexts are typically where someone is addressing a god or
> goddess where the actual name of the god/goddess is also mentioned fairly
> close . A typical example would be this gayatrī to annapūrṇā .
> bhagavatyai ca vidmahe
> māheśvaryai ca dhīmahi
> tan no annapūrṇā pracodayāt
> Harry Spier
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