Bhagavān


Bhagavān
the Supreme Lord; the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The Viṣṇu Purāṇa (6.5.72–74) defines Bhagavān as follows:
śuddhe mahā-vibhūtākhye
pare brahmaṇi śabdyate |
maitreya bhagavac-chabdaḥ
sarva-kāraṇa-kāraṇe ||72||
sambharteti tathā bhartā
bha-kāro ’rtha-dvayānvitaḥ |
netā gamayitā sraṣṭā
ga-kārārthas tathā mune ||73||
aiśvaryasya samagrasya
vīryasya yaśasaḥ śriyaḥ |
jñāna-vairāgyayoś caiva
ṣaṇṇāṁ bhaga itīṅganāḥ ||74||
“The word bhagavat is used to describe the Supreme Brahman who possesses all opulence, who is completely pure and who is the cause of all causes. In the word bhagavat the syllable bha has two meanings:
(1) one who maintains all living entities and (2) one who causes all living entities to obtain the results of karma and jñāna. Complete opulence, religiosity, fame, beauty, knowledge and renunciation are known as bhaga, fortune.” The suffix vat means possessing. Thus one who possesses these six fortunes is known as Bhagavān

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