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There are numerous incidents where spiritually advanced Saints , Monks and Yogis have given life back to dead people. There are also some people who have come back from Yamapuri or astral plane of Yamraj as their life was mistakenly taken by Yamaduts. Let's speak about the second type first.... My Guru says his grandma was mistakenly carried to Yama by ...


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So is there any known way to give the "life" back to someone dead? Yes, there is a way to give back the life to some dead person according Hindu scriptures. The name of such vidya is Sanjivani (re-vivification). Mentions about Sanjivani is mentioned in many Hindu scriptures. Shukra, teacher of Asuras, is a master of Sanjivani vidya and he used it to bring ...


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People worship Krishna more than Vishnu (I guess so, because heard more about Krishna than Vishnu). Yes, you are right. You must have seen ISKCONaites and others (non ISKCONaits) who worship Him. But there are followers of Lord Vishnu as well who are named as Sri Vaishnavas. One can find them mostly in South India. Does it mean Krishna is still alive? Or ...


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So, when both did adharma, why Krishna wanted to support Pandavas more than Kauravas? Because the Pandavas were incarnations of the Devas, whereas the Kauravas were incarnations of Rakshasas and Asuras, and the Mahabharata war was actually a war between the Devas and Asuras for supremacy of the Earth. From the Adivansavatarana Parva: "And, O bull of the ...


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Is there any written evidence in Mahabharata why Krishna supported Pandavas in war? Yes, the Pandavas were incarnations of the Devas, whereas the Kauravas were incarnations of Rakshasas and Asuras, and the Mahabharata war was actually a war between the Devas and Asuras for supremacy of the Earth. From the Adivansavatarana Parva: "And, O bull of the ...


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It is common to worship Vishnu in the form of his avatar rather than the true form (known as Moolaroopa). As we know that body is just mortal and the soul is immortal. That is where the energy resides. Soul itself is a form of energy governing the body, without the latter the body has no purpose. This is why Krishna is alive in each of us despite his body ...


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Parnasala is a small village located near Bhadrachalam in the state of Telangana. It is believed that Lord ShriRama spent some of his fourteen years of exile at this place. Ramayana says, During that period Lakshmana setup a small house in parnasala and he uses dharbha to cover the ceiling portion of the house. He creates a dharbhasana for Rama to perform ...


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To answer your first question, here's the full story from Viṣṇu Parva of Harivaṃśa. According to this, Kṛṣṇa and Yādavas did occupy an area called Dvāravatī/Dvārakā where Ekalavya already resided and built a city there. Chapter 84 Vaishampayana said, After some time, in the assembly of the Yadus, Pundarikaksha spoke excellent words that ...


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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? Yes, here is what the famous medieval commentator Kumarila Bhatta said: The unlawful intercourse of the five Pandavas with a common wife has been very well explained by Vyasa himself: "Draupadi appeared, in full bloom of youth, out of ...


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For Krishna, Srimad Bhagvatam Canto 10:Chapter 70 (4-5) Mâdhava rose during the brâhma-muhûrta [the hour before sunrise], touched water and cleared His mind to meditate upon the unequaled, exclusive, self-luminous Self beyond all dullness of matter. This True Self dispels, infallible as it is, by its [His] own nature perpetually the impurity and ...


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Lord Krishna meditated upon Himself daily in Brahma muhurta period. Texts 4-5: Lord Mādhava would rise during the brāhma-muhūrta period and touch water. With a clear mind He would then meditate upon Himself, the single, self-luminous, unequaled and infallible Supreme Truth, known as Brahman, who by His very nature ever dispels all contamination, ...


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In addition to @YDS answer, I would like to add two more incidents, but in this case, multiple Lord Krishnas were present at the same place. The famous Raas leela: In Raas Leela, Lord Krishna expanded Himself in such a way that He was with all the Gopis at the same time and same place. The festive rāsa dance commenced, with the gopīs arrayed in a ...


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I think this will solve the issue About Two Krishna Janmashtami Dates Most of the time, Krishna Janmashtami is listed on two consecutive days. The first one is for Smarta Sampradaya and the other one is for Vaishanava Sampradaya. Vaishanava Sampradaya date is the latter one. A single date for Janmashtami means that both Sampradaya would observe Janmashtami ...


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The festivals are associated with some event(s). And the main puuja is done in the same time in which the event happened. For example, On Ganesha Chaturthi, main Pujaa is done during Madhyahna Kaala because it is believed that Lord Ganesha was born during Madhyahna Kaala (Hindu midday). On Raama Navami, main Pujaa is done during Madhyahna Kaala because it ...


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