The Vishnu Sahasranamam summarises in 1000 names all the attributes and known/deduced facts about God. Students and scholars of Indian philosophy who start with Vishnu Sahasranamam along with Sankaracharya‘s commentary can at one short go understand what the concept of God is in Hinduism.
- The Upanishads form the Vedanta that explains the Vedas.
- The Bhagavad Gita summarises these Upanishads.
- The Vishnu Sahasranamam summarises what the Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads, and Puranas and other ancient texts say about God. It is your shortcut to illumination.
Sri means welfare and is often taken to mean wealth, even though when we look around us we see that well-being and wealth are not the same thing.
Sri is understood to be an aspect of Devi, the all-mother, and is frequently understood to be the consort of Vishnu.
- s’rIdah : one who gives s’rI
- s’rIs’ah : the master of s’rI, according to whose will s’rI conducts herself.
- s’rInivAsah : the abode of s’rI
- sr’Inidhih : the hoard or accumulation of s’rI
- s’rIvibhAvanah : the one who makes s’rI glow
- s’rIdharah : the one who bears s’rI
- s’rIkarah : the one who causes s’rI
- s’rEyah : welfare itself
- s’rImAn : one who possess s’rI
- s’rIvatsavakSAh : who bears Srivatsa on his chest
- s’rIvAsah : who lives in s’rI
- s’rIpatih : the husband of s’rI
- s’rImatAm varah : the darling of the auspicious thinking people