[Advaita-l] virATa, virAja, svarATa
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 06:18:17 CDT 2016
On Sep 27, 2016 2:00 PM, "Shrinivas Gadkari via Advaita-l" <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> I would like to ask if list members can shed light on three technical
terms that often occur in the vedic literature, especially bhAgavatam:
virATa, virAja, svarATa
> Notes.1. virATa, and virAja occur in mantra 5 of puruSa sUkta also
Vividham raajate iti viraat. Viraat alone is viraaj. When prathamaa
vibhakti is used it is viraat; in other vibhaktis it declines as forms of
2. svarATa occurs in the very first shloka of bhAgavatam, and also
elsewhere in the same text.
Svayameva raajate iti svaraat. Same as stated with regard to viraat.
I remember a mantra: viraadasi svaraadasi samraadasi ...etc.
Others could give more information.
> Regards,Shrinivas Gadkari
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