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CC Madhya 20.223

Text

siddhārtha-saṁhitā kare cabbiśa mūrti gaṇana
tāra mate kahi āge cakrādi-dhāraṇa

Synonyms

siddhārtha-saṁhitā — the revealed scripture named the Siddhārtha-saṁhitā; kare — does; cabbiśa — twenty-four; mūrti — forms; gaṇana — counting; tāra mate — according to the opinion of the Siddhārtha-saṁhitā; kahi — I shall describe; āge — first; cakra-ādi-dhāraṇa — holding of the weapons, beginning with the disc.

Translation

“According to the Siddhārtha-saṁhitā there are twenty-four forms of Lord Viṣṇu. First I shall describe, according to the opinion of that book, the location of the weapons, beginning with the disc.

Purport

The twenty-four forms are (1) Vāsudeva, (2) Saṅkarṣaṇa, (3) Pradyumna, (4) Aniruddha, (5) Keśava, (6) Nārāyaṇa, (7) Mādhava, (8) Govinda, (9) Viṣṇu, (10) Madhusūdana, (11) Trivikrama, (12) Vāmana, (13) Śrīdhara, (14) Hṛṣīkeśa, (15) Padmanābha, (16) Dāmodara, (17) Puruṣottama, (18) Acyuta, (19) Nṛsiṁha, (20) Janārdana, (21) Hari, (22) Kṛṣṇa, (23) Adhokṣaja and (24) Upendra.