108 Names of the Moon: Chandra Ashtottara Shatanamavali #58

Moon - a royal planetOm nihsapatnaya namaha:, Salutations to the One who has no enemies or rivals.


Glossary
niḥ negation SB 1.3.20
niḥ nor SB 4.22.52
niḥ negative or prohibitive particle.
sapatna m. (-tvaḥ) An enemy, an adversary.
sāpatnyāt due to enmity

 


The moon is the only one among the planets who does not see any enemies nor rivals.

The Moon shows our capacity to receive, to be affected. Of all the planets, it is the most easily hurt and indicates our general vulnerability. A strong moon shows sensitivity, receptivity, caring for others and a nurturing attitude in life. It gives emotional maturity, responsibility and the capcicty to have a beneficial effect upon society.

The Moon rules the mother, her welfare, and is the presiding deity of the mind, sea-bath, The moon is feminine in nature and gives tenderness. The Moon rules good food, bodily health, beauty, rounded contours, females, washermen, farmers and aquatic animals.

The Moon, like the Mother Goddess, asks, “When did you come?” “Are you well? “Have you eaten?” … and thus, treats no one as an enemy nor rival.

 

Om nihsapatnaya namaha:, Salutations to the One who has no enemies or rivals.

 

Chandra - the Moon God

 

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