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Author request: Shyam Aan Baso

The author is unknown since the starting album which was published 11 years ago as mentioned on T-Series. Now, coming to the explaination. This song is about Viraha (realization of love ...
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What is the frequency and impact of Amavasya on Chaturdasi day?

It is mentioned in the chapter that such a combination (Chaturdasi + Amavasya) happened after 36 years. Nope, Amavasya falling on Chaturdashi is quite normal. It atleast happens once a year (at ...
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How did Samba, Krishna's son, get relieved from Curse of Krishna?

This story is also mentioned in the Skanda Mahā-Purāṇa besides other scriptures. Skandamahāpurāṇam Chapters 7.1.100 & 7.1.101 discusses this. Chapter 100 - Durvāsas Curses Sāṃba,Prabhāsa-kṣetra-...
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Is Asura Krishna mentioned in the Rigveda the same as Lord Sri Krishna?

No. This apparently asura Krishna, mentioned in the Rig-Veda 8.96.13-17, if interpreted as a person, cannot be the Divine god (Bhagvān) of the Srimad Bhagvad Geeta. This is because, Krishna was not ...
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Krishna as Dwarkanath, scriptural references?

Brahmanda Purana has a stotra recited by Rishi Agastya (in turn recited to him by Shesha) referring Krishna with the epithof "DvarkAnAth". This hymn, consisting of 108 names of Vishnu is ...
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Krishna's time with gopis and Bhagavad Gita verses 3.21-23

Rasa Lila is not for ordinary mortals. It is an example of madhur bhava. It is only people who have gone beyond all sexual feeling who can have such ecstatic love for God. The problem of teaching ...
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Krishna's time with gopis and Bhagavad Gita verses 3.21-23

From an ordinary state of consciousness its inexplicable and impossible to understand / comment on the state of Gopis(their plane of awareness). Unless one attains that superior State , it's ...
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In trying to win Karna over to the Pandava side, did Krishna suggest that Draupadi would accept him as her sixth husband?

It doesn't seem so. Krishna had already told in Vana Parva to Draupadi that all her culprits (which includes karna) shall be punished & in Mahabharat Krishna says to Arjuna in BG that he has ...
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Why did Krishna steal butter and milk?

This is termed as "leela". And leela can only be performed by the Lord, not we normal people. And that's why - the acts of stealing and teasing women allowed for Sri Krishna, but not for ...
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How do Gaudiya Vaishnavas justify Krishna's role in Khandava Dahana?

Unnecessary violance is prohibited, however Gaudiya Vaishnavas have not restricted following Varnashram. Violance is one of the Svadharma of the Kshatriya varna to maintain peace & order. Those ...
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Is worshipping Vishnu and Rama as Ishta allowed in ISKCON?

Depends specifically what is your meaning of "Ishta" here. If u mean "The source of all Incarnations" then no, that place is only for Svayam Bhagavan Krishna within the Gaudiya ...
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Does Gauḍīya-vaiṣṇavas believe that Prahlāda and Dhruva were devoted specifically to "Kṛṣṇa" & not "Viṣṇu"?

No,they are considered Devotees of Bhagvan Vishnu only according to Gaudiyas.
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Why did Arjuna marry his cousin sister Subhadra going against the Smriti?

Both arjuna and kruShNa belonged to puru-yadu > yayAti > soma family i.e. Lunar dynasty which was heterodox family (as one can find many controversies like soma-tAra-brihaspati issue, in musaLa ...
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