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Why Lord Krishna adorns a peacock feather?

The Bhagavata Purana is full of references to Lord Kṛṣṇa's form, qualities, and activities. Here's a famous verse (10.21.5) starting with the word barhāpīḍaṁ (peacock feather decorating His head) when ...
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Does Krishna give material success to his devotee?

Yes, of course. This is told by Krishna in the Gita 9.22 अनन्याश्चिन्तयन्तो मां ये जना: पर्युपासते । तेषां नित्याभियुक्तानां योगक्षेमं वहाम्यहम् ॥ २२ ॥ But those who always worship Me with exclusive ...
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What is the method of going into the Sharan of Krishna?

Sharanagati is described in detail by various Acharyas of the Vaishnava Sampradayas. For example, it is described in the Hari-bhakti-vilāsa (11.676): ānukūlyasya saṅkalpaḥ prātikūlyasya varjanam ...
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Is there any reference that Krishna was connected to Brahman while speaking Gita?

The source of this contention is supposed to be this particular line from Mahabharata. परं हि बरह्म कथितं यॊगयुक्तेन तन्मया Notice the use of योगयुक्तेन मया in the 14-17-13 of the Anugita Prava of ...
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Will I be unable to unite with the Lord Krishna if I follow Advaitic teachings?

Short Answer: The process for both the paths is almost the same. On the path of liberation, one associates with mahātmās, and on the path of bondage one associates with those attached to sense ...
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Who is Vasudev Krishna and who is Yashodanandan Krishna?

This is described by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī in Laghu-bhāgavatāmṛta. It was Vasudeva Krishna who married 16,108 queens and was present on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Nandanandana Krishna never steps ...
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Does Krishna give material success to his devotee?

In Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavan Krishna says - caturvidhā bhajantē māṅ janāḥ sukṛtinō.rjuna. ārtō jijñāsurarthārthī jñānī ca bharatarṣabha৷৷7.16৷৷ 7.16 O Arjuna, foremost of the Bharata dynasty, four ...
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How is “Om” best name and whom does it represent?

As per the Bhagavad Gita, Om represents Lord Krishna. This is described by the Lord Himself in the Gita (8.13). Whoever vibrates (vyāharan) the one-syllable absolute Mantra Om (oṁ ity ekākṣaraṁ brahma)...
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Is Jayadeva's Gita Govinda a religious text for any sect?

Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami (born in 1496) has stated that Sri Gita Govinda was heard and sung by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the founder of the Gaudiya Sampradaya. This was several centuries ...
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Did Krishna marry Rukmini at age of 8?

This is very much wrongly interpreted. Skanda Purana, Book 5 (Avantya Khanda), Section 3 (Revakhanda), Chapter 142 Verse 13 says: "tataḥ sā kālaparyāyādaṣṭavarṣā vyajāyata | pūrvoktaṃ caiva ...
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