Product Name : Purushottama Shaligram
Origin : Gandaki River Nepal
Dimension : 2 inches * 1.60 inches
Weight : 111 gm
Lakshan Shaloka :
aShTAsu ca dishAsvAsyamUrdhvamAsyam ya yad bhavet| puruShottamo bhavedeSha bhogamokShaguNaprada:||
Shaligram having 8 chakras , upward looking face , is known as Purushottama Shaligram
Purushottama : Purusha “spirit” or “male” and uttama, “highest” means “Supreme Purusha”, “Supreme Being”, “Supreme God”,
“One who is the Supreme Purusha beyond the Kshara (Destroyable i.e Prakti) and Akshara (Undestroyable i.e. Atman)”.
Purushottama is also one of the names of Lord Vishnu and appears as 24th name of Lord Vishnu in Vishnu Sahasranama of Mahabharata. According to the Bhagavad Gita, Purushottam is explained as above and beyond kshar and akshar purushas or as an omnipotent cosmic being. The Purushottama was explained as representing that ineffable phenomenon which lies even beyond the undifferentiated Godhead.
Purna Purushottam Bhagvan Swaminarayan to followers of the Swaminarayan faith. Lord Rama as an avatara of Lord Vishnu is called Maryada Purushottama where as Lord Krishna as an avatara of Lord Vishnu is known as Leela Purushottama.