Types (Many names of shaligram)
Varity of Shaligram , Importance and Their Characterstics.
Some Eighteen names and Form of Shaligram -
(1) Pradyumna (2) Vaaman (3) Varaha (4) Purushottama (5) Narayana (6) Nrisimha (7) Ananta (8) Janardan (9) Vaasudeva (10) Matsya (11) Kurma (12) Buddha (13) Kalkin (14) Vishvakesha (15) Hayagrivas (16) Srikara (17) Harihara, and (18) Lakshminarayana.
Different types and Form of Saligram sila Names.
1 - Laxmi narayan saligram 2 - Laxmi janardan saligram 3 - Raghunath saligram 4 - Vaman saligram
5- Shri dhar saligram 6 - Damodar saligram 7 - Rada Ram 8 - Raj rajeshwar saligram
9 - Ananta basuki nag raj (bhagwan vishnu Saligram).
10 - Madhusudan saligram 11 - Sudarshan saligram 12 - Gadha dhar saligram
13 - Hayagriv saligram 14 - Narsimha saligram 15 - Laxmi narsimha saligram
1 6 - Basudev saligram 17 - Pradhyumna saligram 1 8 - Sankarshan saligram
1 9 - Anirudda saligram 20 - Krishna saligram
Numbers of Chakras and Shaligram..
one chakra shaligram is known as Sudarshan , enjoyment and salvation (bhukti-mukti)
two chakra shaligram is known as Lakshminarayana, kingdom of heaven
three Acyuta; Trivikrama wealth
four Janardan; Caturbhuja destruction of enemies
five Vaasudeva freedom from birth and death
six Pradyumna fame and prosperity
seven Sankarshan; Balabhadra sons and grandsons
eight Purushottama fulfilment of desires
nine Navavyuha high position
ten Dasavatara kingship
eleven Aniruddha immense wealth
twelve Ananta fulfilment of desires
thirteen or more Paramatma bliss and liberation