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Subhadra and Yogamaya are two separate sisters of Shri Krishna. Of them, Subhadra was the daughter of Vasudeva and Rohini. She was not Yogamaya. On the other hand, Yogamaya, the daughter of Nanda is Shri Krishna’s other sister. She is Devi Ekanamśā or Devi Vindhyavasini. Both sisters have been described in the Harivamsa. Subhadra Subhadra has been described ...


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Gita acknowledges the right of a person to reject its teachings. ‘..Reflecting on this entire teaching, do as you think fit.’ Gita 18.63 However, Gita has very low opinion about atheists. According to them nothing is ultimately real in this world. It is Godless and without any moral basis. Being born of sex union, what else but lust can be said to be its ...


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Bhagavadgita condemns only atheists who do evil acts to destroy the world. This is what Gita says about Demonic people - Those who are demoniac do not know what is to be done and what is not to be done. Neither cleanliness nor proper behavior nor truth is found in them. They say that this world is unreal, with no foundation, no God in control. They say it ...


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Swami Samarpananda in his Gita Introduction Page 3 writes : Is Gita really the words of the Lord? Many wonder how Sri Krishna went on talking for more than two hours (the time taken to recite the entire Gita) when the two great armies were raring to cut down each other. This misconception has been cleared by Acharya Shankara who wrote in his commentary ...


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A Jivanmukta is not free from his fruits of his action. He does not care about the fruits of action. Wise men, established thus in the unperturbed evenness of mind, abandon the fruits of action, free themselves from entanglement in the cycle of births and deaths, and attain to the state of freedom from all sorrow (liberation). Gita 2.51 What does ...


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In Hindus there is a thing called second birth.in past time age girls age were also calculated as after second birth which happens around 10-11 years after birth.like janeu sanskar they have something same for girls too so 6 years can be true but really it would be 16-17.10+6=16. Thank you 😊


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Here is my attempt: "From food all beings are created" We learned from scriptures that when people die, the spirit soul falls back to the earth via rain. Rain falls onto crop fields and the spirit soul enters the crops, grains, etc. These crops and grains are consumed by people and the spirit soul enters a male's semen through food. During ...


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I think you are talking about this verse. B.G.9:11.Fools deride Me when I descend in the human form. They do not know My transcendental nature as the Supreme Lord of all that be. This verse is not talking about those who don't believe in god but about those who don't believe in that god posses a form. Here, Lord Krishna is telling Arjuna that even though ...


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Before answering this question specifically, there are a couple of things that need to be made clear. The realized devotees of the Lord are able to go deep within the ocean of bhakti rasa And bring various jewels that they find there to the surface. However, when we conditioned souls read scripture, we can only attain a very superficial understanding. ...


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These were the the last words of Sri Krishna to Vasudeva(his father): * Vibhatsu will come to this city, Dwaravati. Tell him what has occurred, this great carnage of the Vrishnis. I have no doubt that as soon as he will hear of the destruction of the Yadus, that hero of mighty energy will come here without any loss of time. Know, O father, that I am Arjuna ...


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