NARAYANA in his moolarupa , took the forms of Vasudeva , pradyumna , sankarshana ,aniruddha , before the start of the creation . His wife MAHALAXMI also took the forms of MAYA , KRITI , JAYA , SHANTI .
- MAYAPATI VAsudev gives mukti to all
- kritipati Pradyumna creates the srishti
- Jayapati sankarshana destroys the bramhanda
- Shantipati Anirudhha maintains the srishti
Pra means SARVOTTAMA the superiormost , 'dyumna ' means one with auspiscious qualities infinite and complete with a golden hue .Thus VENKATESHA is known as PRADYUMNA.