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It’s the twelth Purana. It contains four parts- Brahma khand, Prakriti khand, Ganesh khand and Shri Krishna Janma khand.

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Are women allowed to blow conch shell (Shankha) in Hinduism?

I've heard that it is mentioned that Lakshmi doesn't reside in homes/leaves that home were women or shudra blows conch, it is mentioned in Brahm-vaivarta puran, prakriti khand, adhyaya 20, shloka 21 ...
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Can someone give reasons as to why the Gods and Rishis often discharged their semen after being overcome by lust?

I saw many refrences regarding gods and rishis "dropping their semen" after seeing another godess or an apsara. How is this justified? Aren't they supposed to follow brahmacharya? Or was it ...
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Can someone explain this verse in the Brahmavaivart Purana?

Do the gods "use" the apsarās in a sexual way or does this mean something else? Brahmavaivart Purana, Krishna Janma Khanda, 32.55 Source "Some of the ladies becomes whores and earn ...
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What is the Family History of Daruka, the Reputed Charioteer of Lord Krishna?

I researched a lot about Daruka, the famous and most trusted charioteer of Lord Krishna. His name appears in Harivamsha Puran, Vishnu Parva, Chapter 22, mentioned before comparatively more important ...
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Is this shloka in Brahma Vaivarta Purana?

“sri radha nama mantrena murcha sanmasiki bhavetnocarreta mata spastam parikshit hit krn munih“ Is this shloka in Brahma Vaivarta Puran, if YES, then please tell the shloka/addhyay?
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Could someone translate these verses from Brahma Vaivarta Puranam, please?

Do these verses mention about cow slaughter? Please translate it completely. Thank you.
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Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva in Brahma Vaivarta Purana?

Hare Krishna I have read somewhere verses from Brahma Vaivarta Purana in which Lord Krishna says to Lord Shiva like you are dearest one. What is exact verse and from which chapter of Brahma Vaivarta ...
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Do devatas have martial tings ? Do Devatas have semen?

Do devatas like Vishnu Shiva krishna ganapati as sense Do they have semen
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What is the "Golden Age" of 10,000 years in Kaliyuga?

What is the Golden Age of 10,000 years in Kali Yuga as per Brahma-vaivarta Purana's description? What does it mean? When does it start and what will happen during this period?
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Do any scriptures apart from the Brahmavaivarta Purana forbid sannyasa?

The Brahmavaivarta Purana, Krishna-Janma-Khanda 185.180 states: asvamedham gavalambham sannyasam palapaitrkam devarena sutopattim kalau panca vivarjayet Five things are forbidden in the age ...
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Did Ramanuja comment on Brahma Vaivarta Purana?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahma_Vaivarta_Purana The text is notable for identifying Krishna as the supreme Reality and asserting that all gods such as Vishnu, Shiva, Brahma, Ganesha are same, ...
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English translation of the Brahmavaivarta Purana

Is the complete English translation of the Brahma-vaivarta Purana available for download? The complete English translation is available at the website indianscriptures.com but is it available for ...
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Apart from the Srimad Bhagavatam and the Brahma Vaivarta Purana, is Goloka Vrindavana mentioned anywhere?

Goloka Vrindavana, the spiritual abode of Lord Krishna is mentioned in many places in the Srimad Bhagavatam and the Brahma Vaivarta Purana. Are there any other puranas apart from these where Goloka ...
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What are the differences in the Brahma Vaivarta Purana and the Brahma Kaivarta Purana?

The Brahmavaivarta Purana is one of the eighteen major Puranas (Maha-purana) which centers around Krishna and Radha. Now Wikipedia claims that there is another such Purana available in South India ...
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Why did Shiva cry and showed such grief when Sati died as he is a god and a god is free from all the Maya which is created by him?

I could not understand, why Shiva showed all the worldly emotions like he cried and showed grief when Sati died, then he married Parvati and then lived with family. If he was a god and it is believed ...
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What scriptures describe Brihaspati's brother burning Kubera to ashes?

As I discuss in this answer, Ravana, Kumbhakarna, and Vibhishana were sons of the sage Vishravas and the demoness Kaikeshi. But they weren't Vishravas' first children. Before he met Kaikeshi, ...
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Why didn't Krishna ever visit Vrindavan after leaving?

After leaving Vrindavan for killing Kansa in Mathura, why didn't Krishna ever go back to Vrindavan, where he was brought up, again? Why didn't he ever go to meet Sri Radha again?
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