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Krishna is considered Brahman by sects like Gaudiya Vaishnavism etc, while others consider Him as the eighth incarnation among ten principle incarnations (Sanskrit दशावतार, IAST daśāvatāra) of Lord Vishnu. Use this tag to the questions that are concerned anything with Krishna

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When will god protect?

I have heard god protects the good. I have heard Krishna saying jab jab dharm ki hani hoti hain tab tab main ata hu. But then why is not adharm getting over. Why god doesnt stop crimes.It is making me ...
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Regarding shri ram naam

Are there any other scriptures, besides Padma purana (पद्म पुराण) where Shri Krishna himself had sung the glories of Shri Ram naam??
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Location of The Divine forest - Naimisaranya

नैमिषेऽनिमिषक्षेत्रे ऋषय: शौनकादय: । सत्रं स्वर्गायलोकाय सहस्रसममासत ॥ ४ ॥ Meaning - Once, in a holy place in the forest of Naimiṣāraṇya, great sages headed by the sage Śaunaka assembled to perform ...
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The need for Maya

Why is there a need for Maya? Lord Krishna can run a world full of happiness without any Maya and sorrow? That would keep everyone happy. Wouldn't it? What is the justification given by Krishna for ...
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Attaining the 107th Divya Desam

The 107th Divya Desam - Kshira Sagara( Thriuppaarkadal having deities - Kadal Magal sametha Parkadal Natha Perumal. This Divya Desam is not located on Earth, but in the higher realms. But it is ...
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Was Mahabharata war fought for honour of Draupadi or Kingdom?

Commonly, it is said that Mahabharata war happened for the sake of honour of Draupadi. Pandavas wanted to take revenge from Kauravas for insulting her and Lord Krishna helped them. But then we see ...
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Did Hanumanji listen to the Bhagavad Gita?Did He “require” the essence of the Bhagavad Gita as such?

It is known that Hanumanji placed himself on the flag of Arjuna’s chariot during the Kurukshetra war;if so,Did Hanumanji also listen to the Bhagavad Gita?
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Question regarding RadheKrishna

Why is there no mention of Radha in Srimad Bhagavatham. Srimad Bhagavatham doesn't seem to mention anything about Radha, What puranas mention about Radha?
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Response to "O my son" by Vyasadeva

When Shuka was leaving Vyasa, Vyasa cried "O my son" to which it is said that trees animals replied Vyasa Statement given in Srimad Bhagavatham from https://vedabase.io/en/library/sb/ ...
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Which name of Lord Krishna is suggested for repetition in the scriptures?

Which name of Lord Krishna is suggested for repetition in the scriptures, for continuous Nama Japa in the mind at all times (including while eating, sleeping, in the restroom etc) as ajapa japa?
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Meaning of celebacy in reference to Garuda Puran

Having undertaken the incarnation of Koumara and lived in the celestial region the first deity Hari, 0 Brahman , practised the most difficult vow of celebacy without any break Narayana or Hari who ...
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Is Lord Rama an avatar of Vishnu as per any Upanishads?

Ram Rahasya Upanishad: Lord Ganesha, Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Durga.... Lord Narayana, Lord Narasimha, Lord Vasudeva, Lord Varaha, Lord Lakshmana.... are the angas of Lord Rama. So Lord Ram is ...
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What verse of Bhagavat Gita, according to scholars explicitly favour Advaitic interpretation?

Everyone knows that the Bhagavat Gita has been interpreted according to various Vedantic schools of Dvaita, Vishishtadvaita and Advaita etc. There are some verses which are explicitly dualisitc which ...
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Can one attain Moksha just by Guru / matru / pitru bhakti?

Can one attain Moksha just by Guru Bhakti and not following the methods of Nava vidha Bhakti? I have known the story of Pundarikan who had ardent devotion for his Parents. Was he blessed with Moksha ...
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What is the meaning and significance of this mantra from the Sri Krishna Ashtottara Sathanama Sthothram?

The mantra is Srikrishnaya Yadavendraya Gyana Mudraya Yogine Nathaya Rukminishaya Namo Vedanta Vedine. The entire mantra is here: https://stotranidhi.com/en/sree-krishna-ashtottara-satanama-stotram-...
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Compilation of Qualities of Krishna and Kansa

I want, Compilation of qualities of Krishna and Kansa collected from verses of various scriptures. citing the particular verse-and writing Sanskrit word for that quality
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How can Arjuna undergo 'viswa rupa darshan' if he is a part of universe?

Arjuna undergoes 'Vishwa Roopa darshan' (realizing cosmic form) of Krishna in Chapter 11: Viśhwarūp Darśhan Yog of Bagavath Geetha with the grace of Krishna. There Arjun could see the totality of the ...
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How to interpret 'conflict with the Lord’s mighty devotees' thought of Satyabhama's father?

Most of us are aware of the Syamantaka jewel incident that leads to the marriage between Satyabhama and Krishna. The total story is presented in Baghavatham in detail. I wanted an in-depth ...
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Who is Lord Jagannatha's maternal aunt?

During Ratha Yatra, Lord Jagganath goes to his maternal aunt's house. Lord Jagannath is Krishna. He is with his brother Balarama and Sister Subhadra (according to Gaudiya Vaishnavism). Now, they are ...
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Did Rukmini ever worry about polygyny of Krishna?

Consider the following lines in THE RIDDLE OF RAMA AND KRISHNA by Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar regarding the marital relation of Rukmini with Krishna Krishna was now, for the first time, married. He ...
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What are the Scriptures that talk about Rukmini's love and letter before marriage with krishna?

Consider the following lines in THE RIDDLE OF RAMA AND KRISHNA by Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar regarding the marriage of Rukmini with Krishna Krishna was now, for the first time, married. He married ...
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Is there any communication between families of Kamsa and the Pandavas or they ever talk about each-other?

The following is the first paragraph about Krishna in THE RIDDLE OF RAMA AND KRISHNA by Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Now about Krishna. He is the hero of the Mahabharata. Really speaking the ...
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Author request: Shyam Aan Baso

There is this popular bhajan which has again became quite popular recently. It starts with श्यामा आन बसों वृंदावन में मेरी उमर बीत गई गोकुल में Who is the author of this Bhajan? What does the bhajan ...
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What is the frequency and impact of Amavasya on Chaturdasi day?

Consider the following excerpt from the Mahabharatha, which discuss possible implications of the astrological phenomenon "Beholding these signs that indicated the perverse course of Time, and ...
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Qualities Comparision of Rama VS Ravana, Krishna VS Kamsa?

I want, list and comparision; of qualities and characteristics between Rama VS Ravana , Krishna VS Kamsa (backed-referenced) from Scripture Verses comparision among of those qualities can we derive ...
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What's the significance of the two 'Mool-Dwarkas' (in the Kodinar district, and in the Visavada) ? Which one is significant for Krishna devotees?

There are two 'Mool Dwarkas'. One in the Kodinar district and another one in the Visavada. What is the significance of both? Which one is significant for Krishna devotees? Planning to visit Somnath ...
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Why Hindu is not connected to other hindu but Every Hindu is connected with Lord Kirshna?

People claim that only Hindu stand against the Hindu and the hindus are always connected to Lord Krishna but not with each other. They are never together but they all are one united with God Krishna ...
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Krishna as Dwarkanath, scriptural references?

I am searching any scriptural references, even mantras, sutras, stotram etc., regarding Krishna as Dwarkanath.
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Is Asura Krishna mentioned in the Rigveda the same as Lord Sri Krishna?

I saw this particular verses from the Rigveda which says that an Asura named "Krishna" had a great enmity with Indra. I want to confirm that is this the same Sri Krishna or is it someone ...
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Krishna's time with gopis and Bhagavad Gita verses 3.21-23

Even though I am a great devotee of Sri Krishna,It has always been troublesome for me to understand Rasa Lila and Sri Krishna's relation with Gopikas. Some were even married. Sukhadeva's explaination ...
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Meaning of a dream

What does it mean to see the following things in dream? There is a temple of lord Krishna a priest is praying there, suddenly the priest turns into lord krishna many devotees come they also turn in ...
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kabir was lover of lord Ram, and this is established fact why then now this upstart by Rampal call kabir as god

as by popular belief kabir was devoted to lord Ram. what has made into people believe that kabir is god
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What is the story of Krishna as DWARAKANATH?

What is the story behind DWARAKANATH ? Is that a particular form of Krishna or just a different representation?
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Source of saying: नित्यं एकमनस्कौ तौ (Nithyam Ekamanaskou tou)

In this video, a Swamiji belonging to Shri Madhwacharya order of Sannyasis, say that Lord Krishna and Bhima had the same mindset and same opinons. He says in Sanskrit, नित्यं एकमनस्कौ तौ They both ...
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mathura Krushna janmbhumi mandir references

mathura Krushna janmbhumi mandir references plz provident me the krushna mandir in mathura was half destroyed by outsiders. Can i get some reference from shastras about the ancients temple and place ...
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Is Arjun incarnation of Shiva ? Is this written anywhere explicitly?

There are too many things that indicates Arjuna is the avtara of shiva. Like - Krishna and Arjun are friends , Vishnu and Shiva are also friends. Arjun marries Subhadra , sister of Krishna . ...
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Why does Krishna say he is the Ganga among rivers, when, as Parabrahman, he is ALL rivers? [duplicate]

https://www.holy-bhagavad-gita.org/chapter/10/verse/31 पवन: पवतामस्मि राम: शस्त्रभृतामहम् | झषाणां मकरश्चास्मि स्रोतसामस्मि जाह्नवी || 31|| BG 10.31: Amongst purifiers, I am the wind, and amongst ...
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The impact of Shirdi Sai on Hinduism

I wanted to discuss Shirdi Sai because of his influence on Hindus. He is claimed by some to be an incarnation of Shiva, by some to be incarnation of Dattatreya, and by some a God in his own right. ...
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How does Krishna clarify the ambiguity Arjuna perceived in Bhagavad Gita chapter 3 verses 1-2?

https://www.holy-bhagavad-gita.org/chapter/3/verse/1-2 अर्जुन उवाच | ज्यायसी चेत्कर्मणस्ते मता बुद्धिर्जनार्दन | तत्किं कर्मणि घोरे मां नियोजयसि केशव || 1|| व्यामिश्रेणेव वाक्येन बुद्धिं मोहयसीव मे | ...
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Why does Krishna say worshipers of other deities do not reach him, although they are also only worshiping him indirectly?

https://www.holy-bhagavad-gita.org/chapter/9/verse/23 येऽप्यन्यदेवता भक्ता यजन्ते श्रद्धयान्विता: | तेऽपि मामेव कौन्तेय यजन्त्यविधिपूर्वकम् || 23|| BG 9.23: O son of Kunti, even those devotees who ...
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Why does God stress both on Sansar and Moksha

In Vishnu stuti It is said to pray Sridhara before meeting one's dear in the line and says one who repeats all of his names attains Vaikuntha that is moksha Sridhara priya Sangame which shows Being ...
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Favourite colour of Vishnu

I am planning to buy a Rose plant, I would love to know Maha Vishnu's favourite colour (Probably Krishna's and Narasimha's, as they are my ishta and kula devas), I would love to buy the rose colour ...
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If a parent has one and only child, will he not be able to learn to play the flute?

My father said, "If mom and dad have only one child, then that child will not be able to learn to play the flute." I asked, "Who told you that ?" He said it was forbidden in ...
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Was Krsna ever wrong?

Was Krsna ever wrong? Can you give examples? I have not tried anything else to solve my problem. Why is that a problem? I am here to solve my problem. That is my question and I don’t have anything ...
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Why did not demons think of burning only prahlad (without holika) on fire?

I am watching Shri Krishna, story of holika and prahlad, Is the story true? Why did holika with prahlad on fire? I cannot believe that Demons were that dumb, that they did not think of burning only ...
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a devotional sentence that uses all letters [closed]

There are a few common sentences used to practice keyboard skills, like The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog or The five boxing wizards jump quickly I wonder if there would be a similar ...
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The source of the saying Smruthi changes with time?

I have heard this so many times by the word of mouth and read it many times, from sources I can't remember, that Shruthi remains constant but Smruthi changes with time. What is the source of this? ...
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Where this statement "I know how to control the universe" Mentioned in Bhagvad Gita?

In which Slok of Bhagvad Gita , Supreame Lord Krishna said that "I know how to control the universe?" . I suspected that he said something different from that but not exactly that Statement ...
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When the soul does Dharma or Karma, does the intellect rise or the consciousness level?

It is given that the soul is ever still, non moving, constant and the same eternal every time. SO when the soul does dharma or karmas to uplift consciousness, does the human intellect rise or the ...
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On the nature of Krishna

I want to know whether Lord Krishna was a realized person but at birth born like us normal creatures (because he says many times that=he was aware of the divine nature of the soul and his previous ...
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