Spirituality in Numbers

Source for most details: Sadachara Vinoda by Sri Vyasanakere Prabhanjanacharya

Three

  • Abodes of Vishnu : Shweta Dvipa, Anantasana and Vaikunta
  • Ultimate gains : Jnana, Bhakti and Vairagya
  • Yogas : Jnana Yoga, Karma Yoga and Bhakti Yoga
  • TApas : Adi Bhoutika, Adhyatmika and Adi Daivika (Tapatraya)
  • Itihasas : Ramayana, Mahabharata and Pancharatra
  • Gunas : Satva, Rajas and Tamas
  • Lokas : Svarga, Martya and Patala
  • Trimurtis : Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara
  • Lakshmi Rupas : Shri, Bhu and Durga
  • Mimamsas : Brahma, Daivi and Karma
  • Avasthas : Jagrut, Svapna and Sushupti
  • Nadis : Sushumna, Ida and Pingala

Four

  • Vasudeva Rupas : Vasudeva, Samkarshana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha
  • Muktis : Salokya, Sameepya, Sarupya and Sayujya
  • Vedas : Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva
  • Purusharthas : Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha

Five

  • Narayana Rupas : Narayana, Vasudeva, Samkarshana, Aniruddha and Pradyumna
  • Gavyas : Gomutra, Gomaya, Goksheera, Godadhi, Goghruta
  • Panchamruta : Milk, Curds, Ghee, Sugar and Honey
  • Yagnas : Deva yagna, Brahma yagna, Pitru yagna, Bhuta yagna and Manushya yagna
  • Panchanga : Tithi, Vaara, Nakshatra, Yoga and Karana
  • Pranas : Prana, Apana, Vyana, Udana and Samana
  • Bhutas : Prithivi, Ap, Tejas, Vayu and Akasha
  • Tanmatras : Gandha, Rasa, Rupa, Sparsha and Shabda
  • Jnanendriyas : Eyes, Ears, Tongue, Nose and Skin
  • Karmendriyas : Speech, Hands, Feet, Excretory organs
  • Pandavas : Yudhishtira, Bhimasena, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva

Six

  • Shanmahishis of Krisha: Jambavati, Nila, Bhadra, Mitravinda, Kalindi and Lakshana
  • Aris : Kama, Krodha, Lobha, Moha, Mada and Matsara
  • Vedangas : Shiksha, Vyakarana, Nirukta, Chandas, Jyotisha and Kalpa

Seven

  • Narakas : Rourava, Maharourava, Vahni, Vaitarani, Kumbhipaka, Tamisra, Andhatamisra
  • Dveepas : Jambu, Plaksha, Shalmali, Kusha, Krouncha, Shaka and Pushkara
  • Rivers : Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Sarasvati, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri
  • Maharshis (for Vaivasvata Manvantara) : Atri, Vasishta, Kashyapa, Goutama, Bharadwaja, Vishwamitra and Jamadagni
  • Maha Kshetras : Ayodhya, Mathura, Haridwara, Kashi, Kanchi, Ujjaini, Dvaravati
  • Maha Kshetras of Parashurama Kshetra : Udupi, Subramanya, Kumbhasi, Koteshwara, Shankaranarayana, Gokarna and Kolluru
  • Kandas of Ramayana : Bala, Ayodhya, Aranya, Kishkinda, Sundara, Yuddha and Uttara

Eight

  • Aksharas of Om : a, u, ma, nada, bindu, ghosha, shanta and atishanta
  • Lakshmis : Dhana, Dhanya, Bhagya, Santana, Soubhagya, Jaya, Vijaya and Gaja
  • Ashtanga : Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dhyana, Dharana and Samadhi
  • Vasus : Drona, Prana, Dhruva, Arka, Agni, Dosha, Vastu and Vibhavasu (dyou)
  • Dikpalakas : Indra (east), Agni (south-east), Yama (south), Nirruti (south-west), Varuna (west), Vayu (north-west), Kubera (north), Ishana (north-east)

Nine

  • Bhakti : Shravana, Kirtana, Smarana, Padasevana, Archana, Vandana, Dasya, Sakhya and Atmanivedana
  • Navadvara : Eyes, Ears, Nostrils, Mouth, excretory organs

Ten

  • Vishnu’s avataras : Matsya, Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha, Vamana, Parashurama, Rama, Krishna, Buddha and Kalki
  • Upanishads : Ishavasya, Mandukya, Kena, Taittariya, Kata, Aitareya, Shatprashna, Chandogya, Mundaka and Bruhadaranyaka
  • Arjuna’s names : Arjuna, Phalguna, Jishnu, Kiriti, Shvetavahana, Bhibhatsu, Vijaya, Krishna, Savyasachi and Dhananjaya

Eleven

  • Rudras : Raivata, Aja, Bhava, Bhima, Vama, Ugra, Vrushakapi, Ajaikapath, Ahirbudhni, Bahurupa and Mahan

Twelve

  • Dwadasha Rupas : Keshava (Shri), Narayana (Lakshmi), Madhva (Kamala), Govinda (Padmaa), Vishnu (Padmini), Madhusudana (Kamalaalaya), Trivikrama (Ramaa), Vamana (Vrushakapi), Shridhara (Dhanya), Hrushikesha (Vruddhi), Padmanabha (Yajnaa), Damodara (Indira)
  • Dwadasha Rupas (Samkarshana, etc) : Samkarshana (Hiranyaa), Vasudeva (Harinee), Pradyumna (Satyaa), Aniruddha (Nityaa), Purushottama (Anandaa), Adhokshaja (Trayee), Narasimha (Sukhaa), Achyuta (Sugandhaa), Janardana (Sundaree), Upendra (Vidyaa), Shrihari (Susheelaa), Shri Krishna (Sulakshanaa)

To be continued….

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