Gaja-Kesari Yoga गज केसरी योग

  Gaja-Kesari Yoga गज केसरी योग Gaja Kesari in Ancient Scriptures – An article by Astrologer Ms Prama Chopra   Meaning of the word “Gaja-Kesari”   In Sanskrit Gaja means elephant and Kesari means lion. But the word Gaj-Kesari does not simply mean “Elephant and Lion”. In Sanskrit Grammar there are compound words and conjunction of words. Compound words called Samas (समास), and conjunction of words called Sandhi  In other words to condense the meaning of two or more words is Samas, in Sanskrit and Hindi grammar. There are various types of Samas and ‘Gaj-Kesari’word falls in the category of कर्मधारय समास Karmdharay Samas. I will provide an example from Indian History.  Freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai given title of Punjab-Kesari. Literal meaning of the title is Lion of Punjab and virtual meaning is king ofPunjab. The word Punjab-Kesari strictly does not mean “Punjaband Lion”. Likewise word Gaj-Kesari means a leader elephant amongst the elephants or “king elephant”. Literal meaning is “one who is most exalted among the elephant (group)” Hindi and Sanskrit readers must be well versed of uses of words like Simha (lion), Sher (tiger),Gaja (Elephants) etc. in the language as these words often used for similes and metaphors for kingship, royalty and leadership etc. Yoga Formation: Combination of Moon and Jupiter in particular aspect. Is required to fRead More…