Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary Na means among other things: no , it is not so knowledge certainty ascertainment ornament a water-house a bad man of Siva or of a Buddh. deity the sound of negation gif. In the Shaivite tradition Na becomes linked with Earth (cf. Om Namah Shivaya). This may be one source for the idea of the earth as Male. cf. Geb Na is the Jala (fluid, water) Beejakshara http://www.scribd.com/doc/1186449/Jn0801