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Pancha-Brahmans are the five fold manifestation of Lord Shiva and are named as Sadyojata, Tatpurusha, Aghora, Vamadeva and Ishana. Each five manifestations further manifest as five deities which are as Brahma from Sadyojata, Vishnu from Vamadeva, Rudra from Aghora, Maheswara from Tatpurusha and SadaShiva from Ishana. Thus the primary Pancha Brahmas are: ➡➡...


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Lalitha Sahasra Nama is the best answer for all your questions here. She is Shrichakra Raja nilaya- Lalitha Devi, the divine mother. Let me give the answers based on the picture above. Sachaamara Rama Vaani Savya Dakshina sevitha. Rama (Lakshmi) and Vaani (Saraswathi) are said to do her seva with chamara (fans). sashara chaapa paasha ankushaam The two ...


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It is explained in the later verses of the same chapter(Chapter 8 of Upodghāta Pāda). Daughter of sage Atri is Arundhatī. Among the descendants of his(i.e., Atri), four are well renowned on the Earth. viz. Śyāvaśvas, Mudgalas, Vāgbhūtakas and Gaviṣṭhiras. ||Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa_2,8.85|| ete 'trīṇāṃ tu catvāraḥ smṛtāḥ pakṣā mahaujasaḥ kāśyapo ...


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On who is the consort of Lalita: Lalita's consort is Sadashiva or Chinmaya Shiva or Kameswara. Sri Lalitopakhyana is a part of Brahmanda Purana. It details the Avatara and Lila of Parashakti Lalita Mahatripurasundari. The Parayana of this sacred text is considered to be more fruitful than even Saptashati. A single Parayana of this great text ...


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I am providing another reference about “ Pancha-Brahmas” you asked in the question , from Linga Purana – Uttara Bhaga – Chapter 14 –Panca-Brahmas . According to Linga Purana Lord Shiva the form of Panca-Brahmas. In the form of Panca-Brahmas, Shiva is the creator of the universe , beside being its destroyer and protector. These are Isana , Tatpurusa , ...


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Panchabrahma (Mantras) have been described in Mrigendra āgama as well. Note that, they are beyond Māyā Tattva therefore they don't possess body of Buddhi, intellect, flesh etc, the very nature of their body is Mantra. Therefore when they are beyond space & time, how can she even sit on them? Sthitham seems to signify here contemplation, indwelling etc. ...


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Such lines are just eulogy to the God because रामः (raamah) and कृष्णः (krishnah) indeed part of few versions of Vishnu Sahasranama. This is similar how supreme deity from one Purana to another differs and that deity is extolled with comparative eulogy which just might be opposite to the eulogy of different deity in another Purana.


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From Skanda Purana: Varaha Deva described to Bhu Devi that Emperor Akash decided to perform a Grand Yagna on the banks of Arani and while tilling, he found a girl child and as he was issueless, brought her up as their own, named as Padmavati...... Varaha Deva narrated the background of Padmavati’s earlier birth as Vedavati to Bhu Devi. ...


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As per this version of the Lalita Sahsranama Stotram hosted by the Kamakoti.org, the Stotram is present in the 2nd chapter of Uttara Khanda of the Brahmanda Purana. The name of the chapter is " Shri Lalitaa Rahasya naama Saahasra Stotra Kathanam " Iti Shri Brahmaanda Puraaney Uttara Khandey Shri Hayagreevaagasthya Samvaadey Shri Lalitaa Rahasya ...


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I am summarizing the logic here. Hinduism is a landscape of infinite gods with infinite powers. Our Ista Devi/Devata i.e. personal/favourite god is the pathway to the God (Para). The Infinite (notice the capital/uppercase 'I' in Infinite) takes physical form and descends onto planet Earth to play the lead role in Avatar Lila. This descent (Avatar) by the ...


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Few months ago i bought the book NityAshodasikArnava which is widely considered as a part of the most authoritative text for Sri Vidya Sadhana called Sri VAmAkeswara Tantram. The introduction of the book gives the Guru Paramapara of Sri Vidya from Krita to Kali Yuga as follows: Divyaugha (Divine line of Gurus): In Satyayuga first Guru was Adiguru or ...


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The guru paramparA of Sri Vidya consists of broadly 3 sections or "ogha" which literally means "flock" or "groups". First is the Divyaugha (divine or celestial beings including gods and devatas) Second is Siddhaugha (extra ordinary beings including rishis, saints) Third is mAnavaugha (human beings from which human paramparA continues) Divyougha include ...


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