Pippalayanarshi, Pippalāyanarṣi, Pippalayana-rishi: 1 definition


Pippalayanarshi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Pippalāyanarṣi can be transliterated into English as Pippalayanarsi or Pippalayanarshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Pippalāyanarṣi (पिप्पलायनर्षि) refers to:—(or simply Pippalāyana) Son of Ṛṣabhadeva and a resident of Tapoloka, who explains to Gopa-kumāra in great detail that seeing Śrī Bhagavān within the mind is more rewarding than seeing Him with one’s eyes. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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