[Advaita-l] Shiva, Vishnu and Devi - Sringeri
H S Chandramouli
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Thu Mar 7 02:33:57 EST 2019
Reg << During abhisheka in Sringeri the Shiva sphatika Linga, a salagrama
Srichakra (red object seen on the plate in the image below) are kept
my information was that the red stone is Durga SAligrAma. But I was not
sure of its authenticity. That it is Srichakra—Is it from reliable source?
Just for my clarification and assurance.
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On Thu, Mar 7, 2019 at 12:49 PM V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Shiva, Vishnu and Devi - Sringeri
> During abhisheka in Sringeri the Shiva sphatika Linga, a salagrama and
> Srichakra (red object seen on the plate in the image below) are kept
> together. This symbolises Shiva, Vishnu and Devi identity. The Padmapurana
> in the Bhagavatam 12 skandha mahatmyam says 'he is a great Vaishnava who
> holds the three said above to be Brahman and does not see them as
> Vamshidhara, a commentator of the Bhagavatam, has cited the verse from the
> Padmapurana (see image below).
> Sri Appayya Dikshitar in his Ratna Traya Pariksha has given evidence from
> several scriptural texts for the Parabrahman nature of the divine Trinity.
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