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Your answer to why Pūtanā died is because of Bhagwan Shri Kṛṣṇa’s greatness. He being God, sucked the life out of her while she was nursing him. Let’s look at how the Purāṇas describe Bhagwan sucking her life out of her: Kṛṣṇa, laying hold of the breast with both hands, sucked it with such violence, that he drained it of the life; and the hideous Pūtanā, ...


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To answer your question,I would like to bring to your notice the fact that in the Puranas ,Satya Yuga is shown as a person who actually fights(under the command of Lord Vishnu as Kalki) against Kali. Here is one quotation from Kalki Puran that describes a pre War conversation between Lord Kalki and Satya Yuga: (Kalki Puran,Chapter 19) Text 4 and 17 will ...


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Does the Srimad Bhagavatam comment on its time of origin? Yes, the somewhat similar questions are clarified in the Bhagavatam: Chapter 4: Text 3: In what period and at what place was this first begun, and why was this taken up? From where did Kṛṣṇa-dvaipāyana Vyāsa, the great sage, get the inspiration to compile this literature? After compiling Vedas and ...


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The concept you're talking about is called as "Virodha-Bhakti" or "Nindā-Stuti" - both of which in terms of the figure of Speech in a Language, falls under the cateogry of "Vyājastuti". These two shlokas seem to match the description asked in the question: 1. From the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (Bhāgavata Purāṇa): ŚB 10.29.15 कामं क्रो...


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Recently i saw an answer posted by an user of this forum (User 808) on Oct 24, 2014. He started his answer like this: "Please read the Mahabharata carefully. Also, the puranas Srimad bhagavatham, Varaha Purana, Padma purana, Garuda Purana, Matsya Purana etc....In all these puranas there upmteen number of instances where Shiva Worshipped Vishnu or ...


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Is there any scriptural refrence regarding this point that sacrificed animal can come back to life if mantras are chanted rightly? This can't be possible because there are actually mantras from the veda samhitas uttered in the animal sacrifice and addressed to the sacrificial animal that explicitly wish the animal a speedy journey to swarga after it's ...


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Devi Satyabhama being the incarnation of Bhumi devi is provided in different scriptures including Brahma Vaivarta purana, Garga samhita, Padma Purana,krishnoupanishad, and Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya. Brahma Vaivarta Purana(6.141-150): 141.Lord Sesa, the master of the universes, will go to Devaki’s womb. Then Yogamaya will pull (sankars) Him into Rohini’s ...


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Great emperor Bharata from whom India has got it's name "Bharatvarsha or Bharata" After death, he was reborn as the son of a saintly brahmana. Though full of spiritual wisdom he used to roam about like a fool. Jada means heavy or dull or fool. Jadabhrata was the third birth of this Bharatha; in it he became aware of his previous lives and mistakes ...


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Mahabharata speaks of only one Spirit Prevading this universe who takes forms of all 5 Deities of Panchayata Puja. Know that this entire universe is under the control of one divine Being. The Veda that is in the soul regards the unity of various creatures. When a living creature realizes this unity in consequence of true knowledge, he is then said to attain ...


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Before answering this question specifically, there are a couple of things that need to be made clear. The realized devotees of the Lord are able to go deep within the ocean of bhakti rasa And bring various jewels that they find there to the surface. However, when we conditioned souls read scripture, we can only attain a very superficial understanding. ...


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1. Did Indra know Shri Krishna as an avatara of Hari? Yes, Indra knew that Shri Krishna was an avatar of Vishnu after the Govardhana Hill incident. The same is known from the following lines selected: It is wonderful as well as dear for me to see that you are able to conceal the complete Vaishnava splendour within your human body, which comes out when you ...


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Who else had swallowed the poison then, had Lord Siva not done so? Each and every scripture that has described the Churning of the Ocean episode has confirmed that Lord Siva consumed it. In fact, it was ONLY Lord Siva's ability to swallow the 'Halahala' poison. And another thing, almost all our authentic scripture including the Vedas, the Upanishadas, the ...


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Srimad Bhagavatam is one of the major 1`8 puranas. Brhadaranyaka Upanishad 4.5.11: the yathārdraidhāgner abhyāhitasya prthag DHUM viniścaranty evam va are 'sya Mahato bhūtasya niḥśvasitam etad yad Rig Veda yajurvedaḥ Samaveda' tharvāṅgirasa itihāsaḥ Purana vidyā upaniṣadaḥ ślokāḥ sūtrāṇy anuvyākhyānāni vyākhyānanīṣṭaṃ hutam Asit pāyitam Ayam lokaḥ Paras ca ...


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Why Lord Krishna's opinion is contradictory about animal sacrifice? How to reconcile this contradiction? He says: हिंसायां यदि राग: स्याद् यज्ञ एव न चोदना Such passion for violence, however, is never encouraged within the process of Vedic sacrifice. This is true. The Vedas don't enjoin animal sacrifice to encourage violence or the passion/desire for ...


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It is actually based on the concept that: We are not this body but we are sprit soul. So when the sacrificial animal is sacrificed, the sages due to high consciousness and power obtained from tapasya and austerities, had the power to remove the soul from one body while sacrificing the old body and gifted the soul of the sacrificial animal a new body of the ...


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The Moksha obtained by Vidvesa-Bhakti is permanent. It takes three births to attain moksha through this method because of the specifics of the curse. Also vidvesa-Bhakti is not applicable for ordinary men and is of academic interest only. The first is the Bhagavata idea of Vidvesha-bhakti or communion through confrontation. Such a conception is not found in ...


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Lord Krishna's beauty is described wonderfully in Bhagavata Purana and is expounded further in Chaitanya Charitamrita. O son of the king of the cowherds, Your transcendental body is dark blue like a new cloud, Your garment is brilliant like lightning, and the beauty of Your face is enhanced by Your gunja earrings and the peacock feather on Your head. ...


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Om Namo Narayanaya! Lord vishnu can have as many arms, heads or legs as he wants but yes indeed! The temple name is Sri Ashtabuja Perumal temple @ Vishnu Kanchi!! Ashtabujakaram Temple or Sri Aadhikesava Perumal Temple located in Kanchipuram in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped here as ...


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