Questions tagged [brahma-vaivarta-purana]

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

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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 again?

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 meet Sri Radha again?