Help with a samskr*t sloka

K S Arjunwadkar arjunwadkar at MCMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 21 06:40:34 EST 1999


Date sent:              Sat, 20 Nov 1999 11:08:13 PST
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From:                   S Krishna <mahadevasiva at HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:                Help with a samskr*t sloka
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> Dear zubhASita specialists,
>
>   can anybody gimme the samsr*t original of the zloka that goes as:
>
>   "[despite] his father-in-law being the kind og the himalayas and the
> god of wealth( kubera) being his servant, the lord of the world lives in a
> crematorium on alms collected in his bowl".
>
> ( This is in praise of ziva)..
>
> If of any help( and if my memory serves me correctly), this zloka connects
> to another zloka which goes as:
>
>   svayameva paJcavaktra: putrau gajAnana-shaDAnanau
>    digambara: kathaM jivet annapUrNA na chedgr*he..
>
> Regards,
> kr*SNa
>
>
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