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Re: SrI vishNu sahasranAmam - Slokam 30.

gopalram_at_erols.com
Date: Thu Apr 30 1998 - 20:01:31 PDT

Zrii N. Krishnamachari <nkrish@lucent.com> wrote:

> 282.    canDra-amSuh - He who  is possessed of the effulgent rays like

> those of the moon.
>
>[...]
> 283.    bhAskara-dyutih - He who has the effulgence of the sun.
> [...]
>
> Om bhAskara-dyutaye namah.
>
> It is unique that BhagavAn has at the same time the comforting
coolness of
> the moon and the scorching
> heat of the sun in Him - He is soothing to His devotees and burning to

> His enemies.   [...]

>  An instacne of this simultaneous existence of the
> coothing and burning guNa-s of His tejas is the nr*simha incarnation,
> where His form terrorized hiraNya-kaSipu, and but was divinely
pleasing
> to prahlAda.
>

Seems like the following zruti mantra is also referring to the same
personal quality of Godhead:

  R^taGm satya param brahma purusham kR^shNa pingalam |
  uurdhvaretam viruupaaksham vizva ruupaaya vai nama: ||
                        ^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      - naaraayaNa anuvaakam (13)

Ram