From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
Śeṣa, śeṣin literally means ‘part and whole’.
In the Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta, the jīva is denotes as part. of Brahman. It is called śeṣa and Brahman Himself as Seṣin.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore