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Status of Lakshmi - Quiry.

From: Jagan Mohan R. Naidu (
Date: Sun Mar 28 1999 - 21:22:00 PST

Dear Bhaktas,
I would like to be enlightened about the status of Sri Lakshmi as the
consort of Lord Narayana. 
Is she also a permanant part of Lord Narayana?
or is she, as dvaitins claim, a soul (like the rest of us) at a very
high office or status?

If this is a fact that Sri Lakshmi is inseperatable from her Lord, then
is is possible to say that Lakshmi is one of the attributes of Lord
Narayana (as the lord of Sri)? 

I would be most happy to learn about SriLakshmi in our parampara
especially when our parampara is named after her.

Jagan Mohan -Ramanujadasan.

|| Saknotihaiva yah sodhum prak sarira-vimoksanat
Kama-krodhodbhavam vegam sa yuktah sa sukhi narah ||
He who is able, before giving up this present body, to withstand the impulse 
born out of desire and anger and the urges of the material senses, he is a
YOGIN, He is a happy man.
Bhagavad Gita, Ch.5, Verse 24.