As per Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (Bhāgavata Purāṇa): Skandha 10: Chapter 80, Lord Krishna shed tears of love when he met with Sudama:
सख्यु: प्रियस्य विप्रर्षेरङ्गसङ्गातिनिर्वृत: ।
प्रीतो व्यमुञ्चदब्बिन्दून् नेत्राभ्यां पुष्करेक्षण: ॥ १९ ॥
The lotus-eyed Supreme Lord felt intense ecstasy upon touching the body of His dear friend [Sudāmā], the wise ...
Do gods like Brahma, Vishnu, Indra and Yama, in their Lokas, have bodies or are they just Atmans?
Yes they have bodies according to the Brahma Sutras.
Ramanujacharya in his Sri Bhashya says:
The devas, from Brahma downward, possess a body and sense-organs, is declared in all the Upanishads.
The dharmasâstras, itihâsas, and purânas also, ...
Why is killing a brahmin considered sin while killing other caste people is not?
This presupposition is wrong; killing people of other castes is also a sin:
Manusmriti 11.126: One fourth of the expiation for the killing of a Brāhmaṇa has been prescribed for the killing of a Kṣatriya, one
eighth for that of a Vaiśya, and one sixteenth for that of a
This happened when Krishna was about to take leave from his sister.
After spending some days at Indraprastha with his sister and pandavas, Krishna decided to take depart from them.
He got emotional while taking leave from his sister. His eyes got filled up with tears of affection and separation from his little love - his little sister. This brother- sister ...
There are 49 Marutas in number.
One evening, Diti, the mother of the Daityas was absorbed in thought. She was thinking about the many times her sons had been slaughtered by Indra and the devas. This made her really angry.
When her husband, Kashyapa, returned from his daily rituals, she asked him, “How come Indra and the devas always emerge victorious ...