Questions tagged [narada]

Shri Narada Muni is a holy personage and celestial musician, always facilitating the good of the world; engaged in aiding the pious in times of challenge and in hastening the retribution of evil-doers. Traversing the three worlds, he spread the Path of Devotion to the Lord. Figuring in all major epics, he led many noble souls to salvation.

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Does Narada Maharishi permit having sex with prostitutes and promiscuous girls? Need commentary

Note, that this question is NOT a duplicate of this, or this, or even this. This verse from the Narada Smriti permits sex with promiscuous women, prostitutes, and unmarried women freely: 12.78 - ...
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Why is Narada called brahmachari if he is married? [duplicate]

The following excerpt from THE SIXTH BOOK, Chapter XXVII of the S'rîmad Devî Bhâgawatam clarifies that Narada married Damayantî. Nârada said :-- On hearing the words of her daughter Damayantî, that ...
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A Time Bomb placed in Patal lok

In 99th Adhyay of Udhyog-Parv of Mahabharat. When Krishna went to Hastinapur as a peace delegate. In the assembly of Hastinapur, Devrishi Narad told a story about his visit to Patal-Lok with Matli (...
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Who is narada muni and who is father and mother of narada muni ?

Who is Narada muni and who is father and mother of Narada muni? How did he become a devotee of Sreeman Narayana.
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What does Narada mean by when he says “those Asuras…who sprang from Vishnu”?

Here dwell, O Matali, those Asuras called Kalakhanjas who sprang from Vishnu, and those Rakshasas also called Yatudhanas who sprang from the feet of Brahman.Udyoga Narada Parva
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Why would Lord Vishnu try to kill himself in the Narada Purana?

Narada Purana III.79.220-5 “The garland of hellish things is your ornament for the chest. The poisonous serpents viz. Vasuki and Sesa are your bangles. Your garments are the quarters (i.e. you are ...
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What is the story of Narad's birth to a maid?

Shrimad Bhagvatam mentions the following about Devarishi Narad's birth: 1.1.7 Naradji’s Advice to Ved-Vyas Naradji told him that though he had created great epics, yet all of them lack a ...
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Nārada Muni Cursed by Prajāpati Dakṣa

When, why and at what instance Narada Muni was cursed by Prajapati Daksa?
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Did sage Narada call sage Durvasa a Donkey?

Many sites claim that sage Durvasa was called a donkey by Sage Narada as his Knowledge was only book based. MY QUESTION : Is it true that Sage Durvasa was called Donkey by sage Narada?
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Who gave veena to Narada muni?

As a follow up to my recent question Where does Linga purana mentions Lord Krishna giving veena to Narada muni? Linga purana doesn't mention Lord Krishna giving Veena to Narada but teaching Him music. ...
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Where does the Linga purana mention Lord Krishna giving veena to Narada muni?

From SB 1.6.32 Narada speaking: देवदत्तमिमां वीणां स्वरब्रह्मविभूषिताम् | मूच्छरयित्वा हरिकथां गायमानच्श्रराम्यहम ||32|| deva-dattām imāṁ vīṇāṁ svara-brahma-vibhūṣitām mūrcchayitvā ...
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Parents of Narada muni?

Who are the parents of Narada? I want to know the name of Narada muni's father and mother.
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What was the discussion between Narada muni and Yudhishtira about dharma?

When the Pandavas were in exile, at that time, Narada muni approached their hideout and had discussion with Yudhishtira about Dharma. Can someone briefly explain what that discussion was?
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What's the story of the serpent Karkotaka deceiving sage Narada?

In the Nala-Damayanti story narrated by sage Vrihadaswa to Yudhishthira, there's mention of the Naga, Karkotaka, who bites and disfigures Nala for his own good. But what's the story of Karkotaka ...
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What are the signs of Divine love as enunciated by different Rishis in Narada Bhakti Sutras?

What are the signs of Bhakti as enunciated by different Rishis in Narada Bhakti Sutras? Narada Muni mentions Rishi Parashara, Rishi Garga and Rishi Shandilya in this text. What are the viewpoints of ...
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What are the different types of Divine love mentioned in the Narada Bhakti Sutras?

Narada Bhakti Sutras or aphorisms of love was a text written by Narada Muni. In this, he talks about the various attributes of Bhakti or Divine love. What are the different types of Bhakti as ...
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What scriptures describe Krishna teaching Narada about Maya?

During Krishna's time on earth, one of his greatest devotees was the sage Narada, who was also an incarnation of Vishnu as I discuss here. As I discuss in this answer, Narada was one of the sages who ...
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Is Naradha Muni a Mischief Maker as Depicted in popular culture

Few South Indian movies portray Naradha muni as mischief maker involving in creation of quarrels between Wives of Trimurti (Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma & Lord MahaVishnu). He also involves in creating ...
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Are Narada and Vyasa incarnations of Lord Vishnu?

It is said that Vyasa is the Jnana Avatar of Vishnu Bhagawan. Narada is said to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu. How far is this true?
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Hanuman vs Narad music competition

What is the story of sage Narada and Lord Hanuman's music competition?
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Why does Vishnu's thousand-armed Aniruddha form carry the equipment of a student?

As I discuss in this question, one of the early movements that was important to the development of Vaishnavism was the ancient Pancharatra movement, whose sacred texts consisted of detailed procedures ...
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Where does Narad muni live?

Every Devta and Devia has a specific place as home. We can see that only Narad muni keeps travelling across all the lokas everytime. Where is his home location? Or is there any reason that he has to ...
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Why Narada preferably called as Narad Muni?

We all know that Narada, Vedic sage who plays a prominent role in a number of Hinduism's earliest texts, notably the Ramayana and the Bhagavata Purana. Why he is called as Narad Muni? And why he ...