Krishna is the Lord of all universes.
Personified Vedas offer prayers to Lord Maha Vishnu:
dyu-pataya eva te na yayur antam anantatayā tvam api
yad-antarāṇḍa-nicayā nanu sāvaraṇāḥ kha iva rajāṁsi vānti vayasā saha
yac chrutayas tvayi hi phalanty atan-nirasanena bhavan-nidhanāḥ
(41) Neither the masters of heaven nor even You, ...
Mundaka Upanishad 3.2.9 says
स यो ह वै तत् परमं ब्रह्म वेद ब्रह्मैव भवति नास्याब्रह्मवित्कुले भवति
। तरति शोकं तरति पाप्मानं गुहाग्रन्थिभ्यो विमुक्तोऽमृतो भवति ॥ ९ ॥
sa yo ha vai tat paramaṃ brahma veda brahmaiva bhavati
nāsyābrahmavitkule bhavati | tarati śokaṃ tarati pāpmānaṃ
guhāgranthibhyo vimukto'mṛto bhavati || 9 ||
He who knows that ...
Shree Krishna is Vishnu itself and Krishna is not lord of universe
The universe itself is part of Krishna (Vishnu) the supreme God
The bharaman originate from Krishna and their are infinite bharaman but the Krishna is one and all of them exist inside Krishna
The whole universe is creation of The supreme
OM! That (the Invisible-Absolute) is whole; ...
As per 3rd Canto, Chapter-3 and Verse-6 of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (Bhāgavata Purāṇa) the commentator says that it was due to bad association with Banasura that he became evil and was killed by the Lord himself as Krishna.
सुतं मृधे खं वपुषा ग्रसन्तं
दृष्ट्वा सुनाभोन्मथितं धरित्र्या ।
दत्त्वा तदन्त:पुरमाविवेश ॥ ६ ॥
Did Vishnu ever use his mace Kaumodaki?
Following are some of the references of Purāṇas:
Lord Vishnu did use his mace as VarAha Avatara to kill the demon Hiranyaksha. It is mentioned in the 3rd Canto Chapter 18 Verse 17 of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (Bhāgavata Purāṇa) :
ततश्च गदयारातिं दक्षिणस्यां भ्रुवि प्रभु: ।
आजघ्ने स तु तां सौम्य गदया कोविदोऽहनत् ॥ ...
Sri Varaha kicked Hiranyaksha dead by attacking his ear with a single kick with his foot. Sri Krishna launched Kaumodaki on Salva which hit his neck and the magic empowered demon vomited blood. To break Salva's Saubha Airship into Pieces, Sri Krishna hurled Kaumodaki.
If he called Rama as an incarnation of Brahma there is nothin wrong because Narayan is also known as supreme Brahma.
Narayan Upanishad chapter 2
Narayana is eternal. Narayana is Brahma. Narayana is the universe. Narayana is Indra. Narayana is time. Narayana is the primary directions. Narayana is the secondary directions. Narayana is above. ...
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 ...
He said Brahm, not Brahma. The word Br(A)hm is a root of words like Brahmin, Brahma, Brahmcharya which means (A(first letter of Sanskrit)/Aham/I am) i.e. creation, beginning, Self and alone.
The trinity of Br(A)ma, Vishn(U) and (M)ahesh is the manifested triguna Maya Prakriti who is the beginning, middle and end of this creation. A+U+M is also called AUM/OM(...
There are 3 options, in my view.
Option-1 - Follow the popular version.
As per 16th Sarga of Valmiki Ramayana, Sri Rama is an incarnation of Vishnu.
उपायः को वधे तस्य राक्षसाधिपतेः सुराः | यमहं तं समास्थाय
निहन्यामृषिकण्टकम् || १-१६-२
"What is the idea to eliminate that demon's chief Ravana, oh, gods,
adopting which strategy I will have to ...
He said brahm(ब्रह्म) and not brahmA(ब्रह्मा). There is a difference. Lord Vishnu is considered as brahm; so it is perfectly fine to refer him as.
As per the definition of brahm:
Brahm or Brahman is "the unchanging reality amidst and beyond the world", which "cannot be exactly defined". It has been described in Sanskrit as Sat-cit-ānanda and as the ...
@KeshavSrinivasan Many entries in Wikipedia are either incorrect, or written without references (often based on hearsay). Nothing I have read so far says Rudras were involved in the application of Narayanastra.
But what The Mahabharata does say, at least in one of the versions is, the following. In the same Parva, Arjuna tells Vyasa how he saw the image of ...