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The name Hayagreeva

TV.Venkat_at_frco.com
Date: Mon Aug 10 1998 - 12:42:09 PDT

     I have a doubt regarding the name Hayagreeva. While it is known that
     Sri Hayagreeva is the form of Sriman Narayana as the bestower of
     knowledge, it is also known that the name Hayagreeva is given to an
     asura who in fact tried to destroy all the Vedas by taking it under
     the sea.

     How is this that the same name is given to both the Supreme God and to
     a demon. I request the scholars in our group to enlighten me on what
     is the difference between the two names.

     adiyEn RAmAnuja dAsan

     T.V.Venkatesh