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Puruṣottama


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An epithet of Viṣṇu/Kṛṣṇa. In the Bhagavadgītā (11.3), Arjuna uses the term to address Kṛṣṇa. It is also the form the god takes in the Jagannātha temple in Purī. Rāmānuja regards the term as synonymous with brahman.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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