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Śeṣa, śeṣin literally means ‘part and whole’.
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In the Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta, the jīva<ref>Jīva means individual soul.</ref> is denotes as part.<ref>Part means śeṣa.</ref> of Brahman. It is called śeṣa and Brahman Himself as Seṣin.<ref>Seṣin means the whole.</ref>
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In the Viśiṣṭā[[dvaita]] Vedānta, the jīva<ref>Jīva means individual soul.</ref> is denotes as part.<ref>Part means śeṣa.</ref> of [[Brahman]]. It is called śeṣa and [[Brahman]] Himself as Seṣin.<ref>Seṣin means the whole.</ref>
  
  
 
==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:52, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sesa, sesin, ZeSa, ZeSin, shesha, sheshin


Śeṣa, śeṣin literally means ‘part and whole’.

In the Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta, the jīva[1] is denotes as part.[2] of Brahman. It is called śeṣa and Brahman Himself as Seṣin.[3]


References

  1. Jīva means individual soul.
  2. Part means śeṣa.
  3. Seṣin means the whole.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore