[Advaita-l] Re: purusha sUktam & nArAyaNa sUktam

savithri devaraj savithri_devaraj at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 4 17:53:34 CST 2004

Namaste Sri profvk,

> The word 'hrIH' means 'Modesty'.  'shrIH' means
> Wealth and Prosperity. The line 'hrIshca te
> lakshmIshca patnyau' says that 'Your Consorts are
> Modesty and Prosperity.
> The word 'hrIH' is a very significant word in
> Vedanta. Shankara in his Bhashya on Sanatsujatiya,
> writes for 'hrIh' : "akArya-karaNe lajjA" -- sense
> of shame in doing the wrong thing!

just curious,

Is hrIH related to 'hrIm' - one of the bIjAksharas for
the devi? Do they both mean the same?


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