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Yes. A person who kills cow has to rot in hell for as many years as there are hairs on the body of the cow. He, who, without being checked by the restraints of the scriptures, sells a cow, or kills one, or eats the flesh of a cow, or they, who, for the sake of wealth, suffer a person to kill kine,--all these, viz., he that kills, he that eats, and he that ...


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The following interpretation is in line with the paribhāşa-sutra: 'krsnastu bhagavan svayam' is as follows:(taken from Chaitanya Mata Manjusha commentary of Srinatha pandita) The explanation of the above controversial words is this, sequentially: (1) aṁśāvatāraḥ (the Avatāra of an aṁśa) signifies: aṁśānāṁ nārāyaṇādīnām avatāraḥ yasmāt saḥ, “He from whom ...


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The story in the popular accounts is that of Bhagadatta which appears in the Drona parva chapter XXVIII. It is not present in the translations of the original by Vyasa. However there are many popular accounts of it. For example it is present in the one by C. Rajagopalachari Arjuna’s shafts tore the silken napkin that bound up the folds of the aged king’s ...


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I do agree the fact that, Technically Vridhakshatra did not commit any sin but virtually he did, The greatest Sin of any father is not bringing up his son with good culture and values. I could list several such mistakes of him for which he deserves such a punishment of killing his own son. If I remember Vridhakshatra did not put any effort to advice his ...


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