Thursday, July 23, 2009

LEARN VAISHNAVAM




In learn Vaishnavam- this blog is devoted to give encyclopedia of vaishnavam. Plenty of texts are available in internet about Sri Vaishnavam. Hence we have chosen a crisp, short form of encyclopedia type for our readers to refer this blog for any facts about vaishnavam

Sentries of Vaikundam :

Kumudan
2. Kumudakshan
3. Pundaraikan
4. Vamanan
5. Sankukarnan
6. Sarvendran
7. Sumukan
8. ; Sukhapradekshmadan

Nagas (serpants) :

Seshan
2. Vasuki
3. ; Dakshan
4. Sankhapalan
5. Karkodan
6. Kuligan
7. ; Paduman
8. Maha Paduman

Ornaments worn by Garudan )
Sentries at Tirumamani Mandapam :

Chadan
2. Prachandan
3. Bhadran
4. Subhadran
5. Jayan
6. Vijayan
7. Data
8. Vidata

Dig Palakarkal (In Charge of Directions) :

1. Indiran
2. Rudran
3. Agni
4. Vayu
5. Yama
6. Niruti
7. Kuberan
8. Varunan


1.18 HIS GRACE


1.
Rushes to save devotees - Gajendran, Draupadi, Prahaladan
2.
HIS mere touch liberates one Ahalya, Asuras sent by Kamsa
3.
HIS will grants knowledge Dhruva, Valmiki, Kalidasa
4. -
Manifests in this world for HIS devotees - Dhruvan, Gajendran, Prahladan
5. Always with HIS devotees Gopikas, Ambarishan, Pandavas, Prahladan

1.19.
Objects Obtained During Churning of Ocean

GOD manifested as Koorma (Tortoise) and supported the mountain.

1. HALAHALA poison - Lord Sivan (Neelakantan) drank it and saved the universe
2. Varuni Devi (Liquor) Asuras
3. Uchaisravas (horse) King Bali
4. Iravatam (elephant) Indran
5. Kaustaba necklace worn by Vishnu
6. Chandran (moon) worn by Sivan
7. Apsaras Devas
8. Mahalakshmi Vishnu’s chest
9. Parajita tree Indran
10. Dhanvantri (with Nector) - Mohini Avatar
11. Kamadeny (holy cow) - Rishis
12. Ear rings (Kuntalam) Aditi
13. Bow Vishnu
14. Conch Vishnu

1.20. Qualities of MahaLakshmi (SRI)

1. Srunaate destoys sins
2. Sreenaate promotes good conduct
3. Sreeyate worshiped by all
4. Srayate in high position
5. Srinote listens to sufferings
6. Sraavayate recommends toHIM

Places where Lakshmi resides


1. Guests are willingly hosted
2. respects are paid to devotees
3. Guru is worshipped
4. Dharma is protected
5. Truth (Satyam) is observed
6. Cow is protected
7. grains flourish
8. Chaste women (Pati Vrata) reside


1.21. Ashta Lakshmi

1. Gajalakshmi (elephant)
2. Aadilakshmi (ancient)
3. Santanalakshmi (progeny)
4. Dhanalakshmi (wealth)
5. Danyalakshmi (grains)
6. Vijayalakshmi (victory)
7. Veeralakshmi (valour)
8. Aiswayalakshmi (wealth)

Shodasa Laxmi

1. Vidyalakshmi
2. Yachalakshmi
3. Dhanalakshmi
4. Gajalakshmi
5. Santanalakshmi
6. Danyalakshmi
7. Dhairyalakshmi
8. Sidhalakshmi
9. Samrajyalakshmi
10. Mokshalakshmi
11. Saundaryalakshmi
12. Veeryalakshmi
13. Srilakshmi
14. Jayalakshmi
15. Prasannalakshmi
16. Sowbaghalakshmi


1.22. Krishna’s 8 wives

1. Rukmani
2. Kalindi
3. Mitravinda
4. Nagnajeeta
5. Jambavati
6. Rohini
7. Madri
8. Satyabhama

( They represent the 5 elements, mind, speech & ego respectively)

Lord Krishna gave salvation to Gopis and 16100 princess captured by Narakasura

Sri Renganatha’s Consorts.

1. Ranganayaki
2. Sridevi
3. Bhudevi
4. Kamalavalli Nachiar
5. Seran Kulavalli
6. Tulaka Nachiar
7. Andal



1.23. Guru Parampara

Vishistadvaitam

1. Sridhara ( Narayanan )lst Guru
2. Sri
3. Viswaksenar (Senai Mudaliyar)
4. Satagopan ( Nammalvar )
5. Nathamuni
6. Uyyakondar (Pundarikashar)
7. Manakkal Nambi (Rama Mishrar)
8. Alawandar (Yamunacharya)
9. Peria Nambi Maha Purnar)
10. Sri Ramunajar (founder of Vishistadvaita)


Hamsa School of Vaishnavism

Vishnu as Hamsa bird
Brahma
Sanat Kumars
Narada
Nimbarkar (founder)

Advaita school
lst Guru Narayanan
Brahma
Shakti (sons)
Parasarar
Vyasar
Sukar
Gaudapada
Govinda Bhagavatpada (disciples)
Adi Shankaracharya ( founder )
( Adi Guru is called Dakshinamurhty – silent )

1 comment:

  1. Wow!!!!
    Very informative:-)))
    Thanks! may Narayana bless U!

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