According to Padma Purana, after the departure of Sita in the Earth, Sri Rama ruled the Kingdom for 11,000 years.
After Sita’s disappearance, Shri Rama ruled for eleven thousand years.
So if we add up the number years he spent on Earth, before the departure of Sita, we will get his life span.
By the time he reached Chitrakuta, at the commencement of 14 ...
Puranas are in three categories. Tamasic, Rajasic and Satvic. of the three Satvic Puranas are best to be read. Moreover Puranas can’t be understood directly by our intelligence because after reading those you will be in the mode they are, i.e. satvic, tamasic or rajasic. but saintly people all over all the scriptures say that the conclusion of all is to be ...
First that there is a covered incarnation in Kali-yuga is known from the below verse.
itthaṁ nṛ-tiryag-ṛṣi-deva-jhaṣāvatārair lokān vibhāvayasi haṁsi jagat
pratīpān dharmaṁ mahā-puruṣa pāsi yugānuvṛttaṁ channaḥ kalau yad
abhavas tri-yugo 'tha sa tvam
In this way, by appearing in various
incarnations as a human being, an ...
Women were never cursed with menstruation according to Samhitas and Brahmana, which are the only authentic portion of the Vedas.
Even in the most quoted verses from the Taittirya Samhita, the women were not cursed. The plain meaning of the text-only leads to the fact that the women accept the sins of Indra. This is not equivalent to getting cursed!
The Prajāpati of the Vedic scriptures is NOT the mythological Brahmā of the Epic-Puranic literature. This is evident from the explicit statement in Vājasaneyi Saṃhitā (32.5) which states that Prajāpati is the God before whom nothing was born and who pervaded all the worlds.
यस्माज् जातं न पुरा किं चनैव य आबभूव भुवनानि विश्वा ।
प्रजापतिः प्रजया सम्ररा...
There is no direct reference to Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu being an incarnation of Sri Krishna in any Puranas.
However, this verse from the Srimad Bhagavatam is often quoted by Gaudiya Vaishnavas to assert Mahaprabhu's divinity:
yajanti hi su-medhasaḥ
I will quote some instances, wherein the major characters of an EPIC died naturally.
Yayati - It was mentioned in Sambhava Parva that Yayati, after installing Puru on the throne, succumbed to the inevitable influence of Time.
King Dhritarashtra - He, along with his Wife Gandhari and Kunti, the wife his brother Pandu obtained death in a forest fire.
Interesting question. The way I would like to respond to this is as follows:
There are many Puranic characters such as for example, Yayati, Devahuti, Dasaratha's queens possibly passed away due to old age. It is hard to ascertain that or provide reference because such incidents are not recorded by the authors / poets. Not sure if you consider Yayati or ...