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Re: Doubt

From: Malolan Cadambi (mcadambi_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 21:37:10 PST

 > 1. Is Vishnu Loka lower than Sri Vaikuntha?

Yes. Vishnu Lokam is lower than Sri Vaikuntam.

 > 2. Is Vishnu an expansion or guna avatara of Sriman
> Narayana (Lord Narayana being in Vaikuntha and Lord
> Vishnu being in Vishnu Loka) ?
> Or is Vishnu the same as Sriman-Narayana?

For a detailed answer check this link:
http://www.ramanuja.org/sv/bhakti/archives/aug98/0340.html

> 3. If a jiva goes to Vishnu Loka, does that mean he
> still has not achieved moksha, does he have to go
> higher to Sri Vaikuntha?

Moksham is achieved only when a jiiva passes thourgh the archirAdi mArgam
and at the final enjoys nithya soori ghosti. A Jiva in Vishnu Loka has still
not achieved moksha in the purest sense of the term.

Regards,

Adiyen Ramanuja Dasan,

Malolan Cadambi


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