land of Viṣṇu

a study on Jagannātha cult by Gopinath Mohapatra

Publisher: B.R. Pub. Corp. in Delhi

Written in English
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  • Puranas. -- Skandapurāṇa. -- Vaiṣṇavakhaṇḍa. -- Puruṣottama Mahatmya,
  • Jagannātha (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- Orissa.

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Other titlesPuranas. Skandapurāṇa. Vaiṣṇavakhaṇḍa. Puruṣottama Mahatmya. English. 1978.
StatementGopinath Mohapatra.
LC ClassificationsBL1225.J3 M64, BL1225J3 M64
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 508 p. ;
Number of Pages508
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Open LibraryOL21689674M

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To the king Viṣṇu said: “Near you, in your presence, I shall get the land measured with my steps.”Saying so, the highest lord abandoned his dwarfish form, and taking up the body of Viṣṇu, extending up to fifty crores (of yojanas) he seized the earth along with the seas and mountains, along with the oceans, islands, gods, demons and human beings.

With one step of. Chapter VII Extent and situation of the seven spheres, i.e. earth, sky, planets, Mahar-loka, Janaloka, Tapo-loka, and Satya-loka.

Of the egg of Brahmā, and its elementary envelopes. Of the influence of the energy of Viṣṇu. MAITREYA: The sphere of the whole earth has been described to me by you, excellent Brahman, and I am now desirous to hear an account of the other.

And here a verse is recited: "From the rising to the set of the sun, all that is irradiated by his light, is the land of Māndhātri, the son of Yuvanāśva." Māndhātri married Vindumatī, the daughter of Śaśavindu, and had by her three sons, Purukutsa, Ambarīṣa, and Muchukunda; he.

Vyāsa said. O best brāhmaṇa, in the month of Jyeṣṭha (a man) should devoutly worship lord Viṣṇu after having bathed him (i.e. his image) with cold water. Everyday in summer unguents, fragrant āmalaka, fragrant oil should be offered to a pavilion (having free access) to people he should everyday install (the image of) the lord of Lakṣmī in a temple which is.

Chapter XXXVII Destruction of the Yādavas. Śāmba and others deceive and ridicule the Ṛṣis. The former bears an iron pestle: it is broken, and thrown into the sea. The Yādavas go to Prabhāsa by desire of Kṛṣṇa: they quarrel and fight, and all perish.

The great serpent Śeṣa issues from the mouth of Rāma. Kṛṣṇa is shot by a hunter, and again becomes one with universal spirit. Viṣṇu is the expansion of Kṛṣṇa, so the Viṣṇu forms appeared before Brahmā.

All the Viṣṇu forms were of bluish color and dressed in yellow garments; all of Them had four hands decorated with club, disc, lotus flower and conch shell. Chapter IV Account of kings, divisions, mountains, rivers, and inhabitants of the other Dvīpas, viz. Plakṣa, Śālmala, Kuśa, Krauncha, Śāka, and Puṣkara: of the oceans separating them: of the tides: of the confines of the earth: the Lokāloka mountain.

Extent of the whole. IN the same manner as Jambu-dvīpa is girt round about by the ocean of salt water, so that ocean is. Enduring and profound, among the earliest and most popular of all books of fables First recorded years ago, but taking its origins from a far earlier oral tradition, the Pancatantra is ascribed by legend to the celebrated, half-mythical teacher Visnu Sarma.

Asked by a great king to awaken the dulled intelligence of his three idle sons, the aging Sarma is said to have composed the 4/4(17). He who gives land of the measure of a cow’s hide to a brāhmaṇa, is freed from all sins and goes to Viṣṇu’s abode.

The sages described that land to be of the measure of a cow’s hide (gocarmamātra) where a hundred cows and a bull remain uncontrolled. He who receives the land and he who gives it, both go to heaven. "In the Vedic mantras, there is a particular type of prayer called a Puruṣa-sūkta.

Generally, the demigods offer their obeisances unto Lord Viṣṇu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, by chanting the Puruṣa-sūkta. It is understood herein that the predominating deity of every planet can see the supreme lord of this universe, Brahmā, whenever there is some disturbance in his planet.

Understanding Lord Viṣṇu’s purpose, Garuḍa, the carrier of Lord Viṣṇu, immediately arrested Bali Mahārāja with the ropes of Varuṇa. When Bali Mahārāja was thus reduced to a helpless position, Lord Viṣṇu asked him for the third step of land.

THE NINTH BOOK Chapter VIII On the greatness of Kālī Age Nārāyaṇa said: A part of Saraswatī descended in this Bhārata Puṇya Bhūmi (land of merits), owing to the curse of Gangā; and She remained in full in Viṣṇu's region, the abode of Vaikuṇṭha.

She is named Bhāratī, on account of Her coming to Bhārata; she is called Brāhmī because she is dear to Brahmā; and. COVID Resources.

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John Holt's groundbreaking study examines the assimilation, transformation, and subordination of the Hindu deity Visnu within the contexts of Sri Lankan history and Sinhala Buddhist religious culture.

Holt argues that political agendas and social forces, as much as doctrinal concerns, have shaped the shifting patterns of the veneration of Visnu in Sri s: 1. Devi Bhagavatam Purana, The First Book, Chap On the dispassion of Śūka and the instructions of Bhagavatī to Hari.

Bhagavān Viṣṇu, though He has got His beautiful Kamala, the presiding Deity of all wealth and prosperity, is always suffering, since He is incessantly engaged in fighting with the Asuras; and though He is the husband of Lakṣmī and full of prosperity, He.

This page describes gift of land is the best which is chapter 32 of the English translation of the Padma Purana, one of the largest Mahapuranas, detailling ancient Indian society, traditions, geography, as well as religious pilgrimages (yatra) to sacred places (tirthas).

This is the thirty-second chapter of the Uttara-Khanda (Concluding Section) of the Padma Purana. The Lord of the mundane world, Mahā-Viṣṇu, possesses thousands of thousands of heads, eyes, hands.

He is the source of thousands of thousands of avatāras in His thousands of thousands of subjective portions. He is the creator of thousands of. Sāvitrī said: “O Dharmarāja. Kindly tell me in detail about those works that lead the meritorious persons to the Heavens and various other spheres.”He who gives rice and food to the Brāhmaṇas in India, goes to the Śivaloka where he dwells with great respect for many years.

Giving excellent cows yielding milk to Brāhmaṇas take the donor to Viṣṇuloka. Vishnu (/ ˈ v ɪ ʃ n uː /; Sanskrit pronunciation: ; Sanskrit: विष्णु, IAST: Viṣṇu) is one of the principal deities of "preserver" in the Hindu triad (), Vishnu is revered as the supreme being In Vaishnavism as identical to the metaphysical concept of Brahman (Atman, the self, or unchanging ultimate reality), and is notable for adopting various incarnations Abode: Vaikuntha, Kshir Sagar.

Those Viṣṇu forms, by Their pure smiling, which resembled the increasing light of the moon, and by the sidelong glances of Their reddish eyes, created and protected the desires of Their own devotees, as if by the modes of passion and goodness.

Chapter 2. Prayers by the Demigods for Lord Kṛṣṇa in the Womb He made his position the most solid within the vast tract of land known at that time as Bhārata-varṣa.

She was joyful, for she could understand that Lord Viṣṇu had taken shelter within her womb, but at the same time she was sorry that as soon as her child would. This piece of land is known as Brahmāvarta, and it was controlled by Svāyambhuva Manu.» Text 37 plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_big Śrīmad Bhāgavatam O King Pṛthu, son of Vena, you are the part-and-parcel expansion of Lord Viṣṇu.

Due to the mischievous activities of King Vena, religious principles were almost lost. O lord, in this land of (sacred) rites formerly you, having a desire, performed a hundred sacrifices. Due to that religious position you obtained a place among the gods. Now you, without any desire, have worshipped Viṣṇu with sacrifices.

Falling from. » Books plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_big Books by His Divine Grace The male is a plenary expansion of the power of Lord Viṣṇu, who maintains the entire universe, and the female is a plenary expansion of the goddess of fortune, who is never separated from the Lord.

Founder-Ācārya. The poet remarks at the end of the canto that by visiting all these places, Paraśurāma makes the entire land of Bhārata a pilgrimage. Nyastadaṇḍam (Sanskrit: न्यस्तदण्डम्). While Paraśurāma is on his pilgrimage, Sahasrārjuna's sons – the Haihaya princes, attack the Āśrama of Jamadagni to avenge their father's : Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya.

Manifestation of Brahmā from Garbhodakaśāyī Viṣṇu SB The great sage Maitreya Muni said to Vidura: The royal dynasty of King Pūru is worthy to serve the pure devotees because all the descendants of that family are devoted to the Personality of Godhead.

Many modern academics place the Alvars date between 5th century to 10th century CE, however traditionally the Alvars are considered to have lived between BCE - BCE. Orthodoxy posits the number of alvars as ten, though there are other references that include Andal and Madhurakavi Alvar, making the number on: Hinduism.

The Bhakti of a Queen, Śiva at Tirucceṉṉampūṇṭi The Bhakti of a queen draws on the iconography and epigraphy of South India to investigate the establishment in the Tamil land of the deities of Bhakti, that is, Viṣṇu, Śiva, as well as the female deities sometimes gathered for convenience under the name of “the Goddess”.

From North India to the tip of the peninsula. The land and the Book; or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy Land by Thomson, William McClure, Pages: Vāsudeva, Vāsudevā or Vasudeva (IAST vāsudeva), later incorporated as Vāsudeva-Krishna (IAST vāsudeva kṛṣṇa "Krishna, son of Vasudeva"), Krishna-Vāsudeva or simply Krishna, was the son of Vasudeva Anakadundubhi, king of the Vrishnis in the region of Mathura.

He was a leading member of the Vrishni heroes, and may well have been an ancient historical rulers in the. The Viṣṇusmṛti (~ 7th-century CE) is one of the latest books of the Dharmaśāstra tradition in Hinduism and also the only one which does not deal directly with the means of knowing dharma, focusing instead on the bhakti tradition.

In addition, numerous other Dharmaśāstras are known, partially or indirectly.The human form of life affords one a chance to return home, back to Godhead. Therefore every living entity, especially in the human form of life, must engage in devotional service to the lotus feet of Lord Viṣṇu.

This devotional service is natural because Lord Viṣṇu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is the most beloved, the master of the soul, and the well-wisher of all .The Earliest Mention of Viṣṇu in the Ṛgveda The rgvedic Viṣṇu is usually considered to be a minor god since only a single hymn is addressed exclusively to him (ṚV.

) and only five others depict him (ṚV.; ;) in the company of Indra. These hymns and a few scattered verses, however, yield enough information to allow us to form a picture of the .