The Difference Between
Pinaka bow or ajagava bow are same or not?
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Is Pinaka Shiva's bow or trident?
Pinaka is Shiva' bow.ajagavam, ajIgavam, etc. are synonyms. However according to amarakoShaH it is also the name of trident. Furthermore bharataH explains it as trident of shivaH-शूलमपि शाङ्करमिहेति केचित् । So , according to context of the running passage we have to deduce which one of these meanings will be applied.