from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lord; master: an epithet of Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, Avalokiteshvara, and other deities.
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But on this view Brahman becomes a mere abstract generic character inhering in the Lord (isvara), sentient souls and non-sentient matter, just as the generic character of horses (asvatva) inheres in concrete individual horses; and this contradicts all the teaching of
How many names of Shiva can you write without referring? isvara tryambakaya mrutyunjayaya pinakahastaya kala kalaya maha kaal rudra sadashiva trupuranthakaya shambo