Satya Sai baba gave very insightful meanings into each name of Arjuna. What are the meanings?

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Satya Sai Baba gives meanings of various names of Arjuna.


Question 15:

Arjuna: One who is pure and unsullied

Prithâ: One who is the son of Pritvi the earth, that is, one who is the representative of mankind. (Prithâ: Queen Kuntî, mother of Arjuna)

Kaunteya: One who can listen with rapt attention to the divine teaching.

Gudakes'a: One who punishes the enemies

Kurunandana: One who delights in work (action).

Anasûya: One who is free from jealousy.

Parantapa: One who strikes fear in the hearts of his enemies.

Vijaya: One who is ever victorious.

Danañjaya: One who has earned the merit to receive the wealth of spiritual wisdom.

  • Kurunandana simply means 'descendant of Kuru'. Not sure how it can mean 'One who delights in work (action)'. Mar 12, 2019 at 19:09
  • kuru means action from bg 18.63, nandana means delight.. @sv.
    – user17821
    Mar 13, 2019 at 7:33

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