Names of Arjuna in the Gita — 1

अनघ anagha

  • अपाप, निष्पाप or sinless — Shankaracharya, Shridharasvami
  • अव्यसनिन्, अव्यसन, निर्व्यसन or free from being purposeless, evil, incompetent etc. — Neelakantha, Shankracharya, Madhusudana Sarasvati.
  • असङ्ग or with no attachment — Vedantadeshika (न काङ्क्षे विजयम् इत्यादिवदतस्तव न सङ्ग इत्यभिप्रायेणानघशब्दः)
  • योग्यतम or most befitting — Ramanuja (अनघतया योग्यतम इति कृत्वा), Vedantadeshika (अनघ इति सम्बुद्धिरधिकारिसूचनार्थेत्याह — अनघतया योग्यतम इति कृत्वेति)
  1. अनघ for a boy and अनघा for a girl are two beautiful names which parents may choose to name their new-born babies.
  2. Commentaries followed: गीताभाष्य — Shankaracharya and Ramanuja; गीतार्थसङ्ग्रह — Abhinavagupta; गीतातात्पर्यनिर्णय — Madhvacharya; भावदीप — Neelakantha; सुबोधिनी — Shridhara Swami; गूढार्थदीपिका — Madhusudana Sarasvati; भाष्यव्याख्या — Anandagiri; अमृततरङ्गिणी — Purushottama; भाष्योत्कर्षदीपिका — Dhanapati Suri; तात्पर्यचन्द्रिका — Vedantadeshika

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Sampadananda Mishra

Sampadananda Mishra

Author, speaker and researcher on subjects related to Sanskrit, Indian Culture, Spirituality, Yoga and Education. SahityaAkademi and President of India Awardee.

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