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Yes, Brahman is all there is. Having realized this, the jnani is not unable to use conventions of speech. I may say, "I live in St. Petersburg, FL," but the "I" being referred to is the body-mind. It is a convention of speech. The body-mind resides in St. Petersburg, FL. Conventions of speech also have people refer to the gender of ...


Mitra According to Mitra, in the pantheon of Vedic Hinduism, one of the gods in the category of Adityas, sovereign principles of the universe. He represents friendship, integrity, harmony, and all else that is important in the successful maintenance of order in human existence


Kaal Bhairav is said to be the “ruler” of Kashi(I don’t know if that necessarily means protector),in the Kalabhairav Ashtakam by Adi Shankaracharya,in all 8 verses) I sing praise of Kalabhairav, Who is the ruler of the city Kashi, Who is adorned by lotus-feet which is reverred and served by Indra (Devaraj), Who has a Yagya-thread made up of snake, Who has ...

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