Vrihadaranyakopanishada
  • Amrita – 3

    Amṛta(Amrita) is one of the thousand names of God Viṣṇu (Vishnu). To explain the meaning of this name, Śankarācārya (Sankaracharya), the commentator of Viṣṇusahasranāma (Vishnusahasranama), has said — na vidyate mṛtaṃ maraṇamasyeti amṛtaḥ. In Vṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad, to explain the true manifestation of Brahman ( the Supreme Self), it is said — that Paramātmā is beyond […]

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  • Ananda – 2

    Ānanda (Ananda) is one of the Thousand names of God Viṣṇu (Vishnu). In several Purāṇa(s) (Purana; Mythological Scripture), Viṣṇu has been identified with the Supreme Brahman, and so the Ānanda-svarūpa (the blissful Self) of Brahman is also attributed to Viṣṇu. In his commentary on Viṣṇusahasranāma (Vishnusahasranama), citing the words of Vṛhadāraṇyaka Śruti (Vrihadaranyaka Sruti) Sankarācārya(Sankaracharya) […]

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  • Ayasya

    In Vāyupurāṇa (Vayupurana), Ayāsya (Ayasya) has been mentioned as Ayasya. Ayāsya was one of the sons born of the womb of Pathyā (Pathya), and sired by Maharṣi (Maharshi; Great Sage) Aṅgirā (Angira). In Purāṇa (Purana; Mythological Scripture), his name has been mentioned as one of the mantradraṣṭā (seer of holy hymns) sages of Veda. He […]

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