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 ...
The window in Udupi is called "Kanakana kindi" or Kanaka's window. There are many legends as to how this exactly happened.
In one of the more famous accounts, the story goes as follows. Kanakadasa, an ardent devotee of Sri Krishna, was refused entry to the Udupi Krishna temple as he was from lower class. Saddened by this, Kanakadasa camped behind the ...
This is a hard question to answer factually. However thankfully there are some passages from The Puranas and The Mahabharata that can be used to answer this.
First let me answer this based on the passages from the Puranas and The Mahabharata. Then I will add my personal opinion.
In Puranas that glorify Vishnu, the implied answer to this question is simple -...
Sandhi Vichheda of Upendra is Upa + Indra. Here the word Upa have many meanings but two meanings "younger brother" and "above" are relevant here.
Upendra = Upa + Indra = Younger brother of Indra
The youngest son of Aditi is Lord Vishnu's incarnation Vamana (Vishnu). As Vamana is younger brother of Indra, he is also known as Upendra. Due to this ...
I am the source of all material and spiritual worlds. Everything emanates from Me.
Krishna claims he’s the source of everything. Has anybody ever checked up on that? Apparently yes. Arjuna asked Him to show exactly how that was true, and He showed the vishva rupa. How do we know He did? And what was it? It was a form that demonstrated that all of existence ...
The Bh.Gita answers this in chapter #4, verse #9, "janma karma ch me divyam..."
We should identify the holy scripture where He is playing the role of a human. When He comes between us doesn't mean He is absent from His transcendental domain. The Chhandogya Upanishada explains His eight transcendental features. The one is that He is "satya-sankalpah", which ...
Yes, she indeed did for she wanted to save her son, as you can read here:
Travelling swiftly during the seventeenth day of the war, she finally
arrived on the field at sunset. When she entered the ladies tent she
received the terrible news that all her sons were now dead, with the
exception of Duryodhana alone. The old queen dropped to the ground in
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 ...
I will explain this using a slokam from Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam.
Upendro vamana: pramsur
In the Vamana Avataram, the fifth Avataram of Sriman Narayana, he incarnated as the son of Aditi, the mother of Devendra and the other Devas, so in that case he is the brother of Indra. Though he was technically the younger brother of ...