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Yes, there is a genuine reason for killing the washerman. Krishna killed the washerman to stop his blasphemy and then to give Moksha. The washerman talked bad words regarding Rama's relationship with Sita during his previous birth but Rama didn't choose to punish the washerman for that. The particular story regarding washerman is found in the following ...


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9 forms of devotion is stated in 7th Canto of Bhagavata Purana(7.5.23-24). śrī-prahrāda uvāca śravaṇaṁ kīrtanaṁ viṣṇoḥ  smaraṇaṁ pāda-sevanam arcanaṁ vandanaṁ dāsyaṁ  sakhyam ātma-nivedanam iti puṁsārpitā viṣṇau  bhaktiś cen nava-lakṣaṇā kriyeta bhagavaty addhā  tan manye ’dhītam uttamam Prahlāda Mahārāja said: Hearing and chanting about the ...


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The SB version of Rama's story is in very short form: O King Parīkṣit, the transcendental activities of Lord Rāmacandra have been described by great saintly persons who have seen the truth. Because you have heard again and again about Lord Rāmacandra, the husband of mother Sītā, I shall describe these activities only in brief. Please listen. ~ ŚB 9.10.3 ...


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Yes. Bhagavatam gives clear direction of 24 Avatars in Canto 1 Chapter 3. A spiritual seeker should always remember the difference between BRAHMAN and BRAHMA, viz while Brahma is one of the Trinities, BRAHMAN referred to in Vedas and Upanishads refer to the Sachidananda swaroop of the Formless & Supreme Tatva - " SATYAM GNAANA, ANANTAM BRAHMA, who is ...


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