Ksirodakasayi Vishnu

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Kṣīrodakaśāyī-Viṣṇu is one of the puruṣa Āvatāra of Nārāyaṇa.

In Gauḍīya Vaishnavism, a school of Vaiṣṇavism, the Sātvata-tantra describes three different forms, or aspects, of Vishnu as Mahavishnu, Garbhodakśayī-Viṣṇu and Kṣīrodakaśāyī Vishnu. Kṣīrodakaśāyī-Viṣṇu resides in the heart of every living creature as a four hand expansion similar to that of Mahāviṣṇu. He is also referred to as Paramātmā or super soul. His abode is the Vaikuṇṭha.

Sattva guṇa[edit]

The Viṣṇu or the Deity of the quality of goodness in the material world is the puruṣāvatāra known as Kṣīrodakaśāyī Viṣṇu or Paramātmā.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved November 23, 2010. 
  • A.C. Bhaktivedanta Svamī Prabhupāda. The Quest for Enlightenment. Los Angeles. Hard Cover 1997