What is Narayan name correct meaning

What is Narayan name correct meaning Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Narayana blessings to you and your family! Sanskrit is so well designed language that it's words can be easily separated to understand the meaning of each alphabet and the whole word too. Just moving forward to know about "What is Narayana name correct meaning", let us have a basic idea of this divine name Narayana: Narayana = Nara + Ayana = Water + Living (Staying). Narayana is someone who lives / stays in the divine waters of Kshirasagara in Vaikuntha (This is not the only meaning. It has unlimited number of meanings. Below we will see few of them). Bhagavan Sri Narayana stays in Vaikuntha with his divine consort Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi. Bhagavan Sri Narayana is staying in Vaikuntha since the 'aadi kalam' (Grand unknown time) and will stay until the 'ananta kalam' (Grand infinite time). Now, let us move forward to know about "What is Narayana name correct meaning": 1....
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What is the Keshav name correct meaning

What is the Keshav name correct meaning Namaste Sajjanas, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Keshava blessings to you and your family! Keshava is one of the famous names of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. This name Keshava is considered as 'Moola Roopa' (Original form) of the 'aadi swaroopa' (Divinely primordial) of Sarvottama / Supreme Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Now, let us break the name Keshava and let us understand it's meaning: Keshava = Ka + Isha + Va = This name is the origin and governing Bhagavan / Ishwar of Sri Brahma Deva + Rudra Deva (Lord Shiva) and all the Devatas / Demigods. Bhagavan Sri Keshava (Sri Brahma Deva takes birth from the 'nabhi' / navel of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Shiva takes birth from 'manasa' / mind of Sri Brahma Deva). Kesa (Kes) is a Sanskrit word which means hair (Even in many Indian languages we use this word for hair). Also Kesa (Kes) means a ray of light. Keshava also has the meaning someone who has...
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Lord Vishnu names starting with Sri with meaning

Lord Vishnu names starting with Sri with meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today. Bhagavan Sri Vishnu's blessings to you and your family! Just moving forward to know about "Lord Vishnu names starting with Sri with meaning", let us have a small brief about Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Bhagavan Sri Vishnu is called as "Aadi Purusha" (grand first divine Bhagavan), as he is the first one who is staying in these unlimited universes since unknown time. No one knows about his birth. Bhagavan Sri Vishnu's consort (divine wife) name is Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi. She is also staying with Bhagavan Sri Vishnu since unknown time and no one knows about the exact time frame of this. Bhagavan Sri Vishnu's first son name is Sri Brahma Deva and he is born from the 'nabhi' (divine navel) of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. From Sri Brahma Deva's manasa (divine mind) multiple divine Devatas / Demigods are born including Lord Shiva. Bhagavan Sri Vishnu is having unlimited number of names....
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What is Madhusudhan meaning in Sanskrit (Hinduism)

What is Madhusudhan meaning in (Sanskrit) Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family. To understand the meaning of Madhusudhana, first of all let us understand what is Madhuripu means? Madhuripu = Madhu + Ripu; Madhu = Divine honey and Ripu = Enemy; and Madhuripu means the enemy of honey. Now let us understand, what is the relationship between honey and enemy? Here we have to understand the meaning as per Hindu Sanatana Dharma shastras (divine theory). Bhagavan Vishnu in his Bhagavan Hayagriva avatar. We should all be knowing, who are the enemies of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu? Answer is easy and simple. All the 'Adharmis' (Asuras / demons) are the enemies of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. The divine name Madhu is one of the 'ananta' (unlimited) names of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. That is, from the shloka 8 of "Sri Vishnu Sahasranama", that is, "mADhavO-maDhuh" (Madhavo Madhuh), we should note that of this "mADhavO-maDhuh" = He is the one who is the slayer...
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What is the importance of Tulsi plant in Hinduism

What is the importance of Tulsi plant in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Significance of Tulasi: “Each and every house with a divine Tulasi plant is a place of divine pilgrimage. In these houses there won't be any diseases, no messenger(s) of Yama Deva (God of Death) can enter.” This is said in Skanda purana, Padmapurana Uttarakhanda. Also in our Shastras it said that: "tulanaa naasti athaiva tulsi" Meaning of this shloka is as given below: Tulasi is the one which is incomparable (in its qualities). The divine Srimad-Bhagavatam tells the special position of the divine Tulasi plant: “Although flower producing plants like the mandara, kunda, kurabaka, utpala, champaka, arna, punnaga, nagakesara, bakula, lily, and parijata are full of transcendental fragrance, they are still conscious of the austerities performed by Tulasi. Tulasi is given highly special preference by the Bhagavan Sri Hari, who always garlands Himself with Tulasi leaves.” Tulasi is the divine essence of all devotional activities. The...
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Shravana Upavasa (fasting) importance & significances

Shravana Upavasa (fasting) importance & significances Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Upavasa (fasting) on the ‘Shravana’ Ekadashi day - Somebody who doesn’t celebrate the Ekadashi Upavasa Vrata on the Shravana nakshatra, that person would accumulate huge amount of the bad Karmas and he / she will become ‘mandha buddhi’ (dull minded). The Shravana Dwadashi will fall on the ‘Bhadrapada’, ‘Maagha’ and ‘Phalguna’ maasas (months) only. Having food in others’ house – On the dashami and dwadashi days, one should never ever have food in somebody else’s house and it would also accumulate lots of bad Karmas. Here one may get a question that, during the Shravana Dwadashi period one has to do two days of continuous Upavasa? Dwadashi Vrata is a Vishnu Vrata. That day (Dwadashi day) if someone does the Parana and if completes the Upavasa Vrata, wouldn’t that be considered as the completion of the Vrata?  – Since Sri Vishnu is the Devata for...
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How Lord Vishnu can be pleased | Ashvashira’s Unification with Lord Vishnu

How Lord Vishnu can be pleased | Ashvashira’s Unification with Lord Vishnu

How Lord Vishnu can be pleased | Ashvashira's Unification with Lord Vishnu Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Once Prithvi Devi (mother earth) asked Bhagavan Varaha Svami (one ofthe avatar of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu) about the famous incident which described Ashvashira's unification with Bhagavan Narayana.  Bhagavan Varaha Svami then narrated the following tale -  "During ancient times, there used to live a virtuous king named Ashvashira. He had performed an Ashwamedha yagya in which he had donated large amount of wealth. Once, sage Kapila arrived at his palace accompanied by sage Jaigishavya. King Ashvashira received both his distinguished guests with due honour. After the formalities were over, he asked both his guests about the means by which Bhagavan Narayana can be pleased and also about the rituals pertaining to the worship of Bhagavan Narayana." Both the sages being enlightened souls realized that Ashvashira was asking this question out of his ignorance. So, they decided to enlighten him...
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Lord Vishnu which names are associated with rivers

Lord Vishnu which names are associated with rivers

Lord Vishnu which names are associated with rivers Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu is known as 'sarvavyapi'.  This means he is present everywhere and in everything (sarvavyapi - sarva = everywhere, vyapi = present) and as 'antaryaami' (antaryaami - antar = inside everyone, yaami = present) as inside everyone. Similary Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu is also present inside every river. Below given is a list of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu's different names associated with different rivers, expect 'Vasudevaadi' (Vasudevaadi means, except Vasudeva and others like Sankarshana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha all others names given here are associated with Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu's different names.) River names - Sri Hari Names Godavari - Narayana Ganga - Madhava Vapi - Govinda Narmada - Vishnu Manasa - Madhusudana Kumudavati - Trivikrama Chandra pushkarani - Vamana Bhimarathi - Sridhara Sarovara - Hrishikesha Saraswati - Padmanabha Sarita - Damodara Pushkarani - Purushottama Swami Pushkarani - Adhokshaja Bhava Nashani - Narasimha Tataka - Achuta Malahari - Janardhana Devakatha - Upendra Kalindi - Hari Krishnaveni - Krishna Pinakani - Keshava These...
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What are the Vishnu correct dasha avatars with explanation

What are the Vishnu correct dasha avatars with explanation

What are the Vishnu correct dasha avatars with explanation Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Do you know what an avatar is? An avatar is an incarnation and means that a god adopts a human form to be born on earth.  Why do gods do this? This purpose is to destroy evil on earth and establish righteousness.  Vishnu is regarded as the preserver of the universe and it is therefore Vishnu’s incarnations that one encounters most often.  Vishnu has already had nine such incarnations and the tenth and final incarnation is due in the future. Just before proceeding further, I would like to add a very important point. The correct order of Bhagavan Vishnu avatar is as given below: 1. Varaha Swamy 2. Narasimha Swamy 3. Matsya 4. Kurma 5. Vamana 6. Parashurama 7. Rama 8. Krishna 9. Buddha 10. Kalki Many say it is Matsya avatar, Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha, Vamana, Parashuma, Rama, Krishna, Buddha and Kalki is the correct order. But our Bhagavata Purana says the avatar as mentioned above...
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Why cleaning & lighting at Vishnu temple is important – Story of Yajnadhvaja

Why cleaning & lighting at Vishnu temple is important – Story of Yajnadhvaja

Why cleaning & lighting at Vishnu temple is important - Story of Yajnadhvaja Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Many years ago, there used to be a Maharaja named Yajnadhvaja. He was born in the Chandra Vamsha. The king was a great Bhakta of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. He got all of Vishnu’s temples cleaned regularly. He made sure that Deepas (lamps) were lit in the Devastanas (temples) at night. Yajnadhvaja also had a temple to Vishnu built on the banks of the river Reva. There too, he made arrangements for the temple to be swept regularly. And he also made sure that deepas were lit in the temple at nights. The Maharaja had a pujary named Vitahotra. Vitahotra once asked the Maharaja. "Please tell me what is so special about cleaning temples and lighting deepas in them at night. There are many other tasks that are regarded as being sacred to Vishnu. Why do you devote...
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