Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 7, Verse 21
यो यो यां यां तनुं भक्त: श्रद्धयार्चितुमिच्छति |
तस्य तस्याचलां श्रद्धां तामेव विदधाम्यहम् || 21||
yo yo yāṁ yāṁ tanuṁ bhaktaḥ śhraddhayārchitum ichchhati
tasya tasyāchalāṁ śhraddhāṁ tām eva vidadhāmyaham
BG 7.21: Whatever celestial form a devotee seeks to worship with faith, I steady the faith of such a ...
Swami Nirantarananda in Prabuddha Bharata (October, 2006) says that Ramakrishna had developed a deep urge for consuming beef but was requested by a disciple not to eat.
Sri Ramakrishna: The Embodiment of All Religions
Hindu devotees would be stunned to know that Ramakrishna wanted to
eat beef when he was practising Islam. It was ...
Initiated by Sufi Govinda, the Master succeeded in the Sadhana
Thought was immediately followed by action. The Master expressed his desire to Govinda, became initiated and engaged himself in practising Islam according to its prescribed rules.
The Master said, “I then devotionally repeated the holy syllable
‘Allah’, wore cloth like the Muslims, said Namaz ...
Bibi Nanchari was really a Muslim. She is not a second wife of Venkateswara as per scripture, but she is a Madura bhakthi devotee of Venkateswara like Andal.
This question requires historical references rather than scriptural references. There are several variants of a same story regarding Bibi Nachiar.
One of the story is mentioned in the book 108 ...
Yāskācārya, the ancient author of the Niruktam, explains this mantra as below (7.18):
इममेवाग्निं महान्तमात्मानमेकमात्मानं बहुधा मेधाविनो वदन्ति इन्द्रं मित्रं वरुणमग्निं दिव्यं च गरुत्मन्तम् । दिव्यो दिविजो गरुत्मान् गरणवान् गुर्वात्मा महात्मेति वा ।
This same Agni, who is the one great Ātman, is described by the wise people in many ways, as Indra, Mitra, ...