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chandra, bruhaspati and his wife Tara

Chandra seduced Tara being overcome by lust and they indulged in illicit sex due to which Budha (planet Mercury) was born as described in this answer. The paramartha here is that even a deva residing ...
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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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Why was Bhisma unable to glorify Lord Shiva as he previously glorified Sri Hari Vishnu without hesitation?

Bhishma's view of Bhagawan Mahadeva.: MBH 13:14:183.: “Thou (Mahādeva) art he that hadst created from thy right side the Grandsire Brahma, the Creator of all things. Thou art he that hadst created ...
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Do any scriptures mention Sammohana Krishna?

Srimad Devi Bhagwatam 9.8.: This Parā Brahmā is Mūlā Prakriti and from That has appeared Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the Lord of his left half which is woman (Ardha Nārīśvara). It is She that divided Herself into two ...
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Why was Bhisma unable to glorify Lord Shiva as he previously glorified Sri Hari Vishnu without hesitation?

Lord Shiva is beyond words, beyond description, beyond Stutis, beyond thoughts, beyond imaginations, He is Anadi Ananta. He is both Sagun Sakara, Nirgun Nirakara and again he is beyond all too - On ...
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Why was Bhisma unable to glorify Lord Shiva as he previously glorified Sri Hari Vishnu without hesitation?

Different schools have different interpretations. Sri Vadiraja Tirtha of the Madhva school, in his commentary 'Lakshalankaara' to the Mahabharata says while commenting on the said verses - After ...
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Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva in Brahma Vaivarta Purana?

Since the other two answers addressed the first part of your question (The verses from Brahma Vivarta Purana), let me take the opportunity to address the second part of the question (Can you explain ...
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What are the most important mantras/hymn, stotrams and chants for Ram and Krishna?

For Bhagavan Sri Rama: the mantram "Sri Rama Jaya Rama Jaya Jaya Rama", Rama raksha strotram, Brahma kruta Rama stuti from Yuddha kanda, sarga 117 of valmiki ramayanam. For both Rama And ...
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Who was the warrior in Mahabharata who had his eyelids taped to prevent sleeping?

Gurushavan who had his eyelid pierced to lift them by tying with forehead, as he was very old even to lift his eyelids
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Did Arjun ask Krishna to become his charioteer?

As per Bhagavata 1.15.17, Arjuna engaged Krishna as his charioteer. This is spoken by Arjuna when he remembered Krishna after his departure from this world. It was by His mercy only that my enemies ...
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