Sri Vishnudharmam, embodying 'Precepts of Vishnu', is an important itihasa in Visishtadvaita literature. Narrated by Sri Saunaka to Sataneeka, grandson of Parikshit, it is a treasurehouse of valuable stotras, stavas and vratas. It is held by some that this was originally part of a compendium comprising Vishnu Puranam + Vishnudharmam + Vishnudharmottaram later divided individually. In the hierarchy of authentic vaidic literature, it occupies a prominent position next only to Vishnu Puranam.
The slokas of Vishnudharmam have been profusely quoted by all mathatraya acharyas - and zealously by Sri Bhagavath Ramanuja, Sudarsana Suri, Swami Desikan, Periyavachan Pillai, Pillai Lokacharya, Manavalamamuni and others. This is a repository of many valuable narratives, stotras, stavas, vrathams and details of specific modes of worship of the Lord.
The popular Kshatrabandhu Charitham and Mudgalopakhyanam as well as the efficacious Mangalyasthavam and Apamarjana stotram form part of this
Since long out of print, this text is now presented along with a brief summary in lucid Tamil by, Mahavidwan, Bharatha Rashtrapathi Sammanitha, Mahamahopadhyaya Sri Paiyambadi Chetlur V.Srivatsankachar Swami.
Vyakhyanam : Sri Paiyambadi Chetlur V.Srivatsankachar
Year of Publication: 2018
Language: Tamil, sanskrit
Number of Pages: 630+
Handling Fee : Rs100