Flat earth confusion

Dear Sir/Ma`am, 
Hinduism believes in a flat earth. In fact even Buddhism and some other religions. 

Talking about Vedas and Hinduism, it is believed that the scriptures were narrated by god himself and it is not possible that they can be untrue. 

How is it possible to believe in a flat earth in today's time ? Since we know that the earth is not flat, that part of the Vedas seem false. So does that not mean that the entire Vedas is false ? 

Please send some knowledge with regard to this. 

Thank You

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    • Paul T Harrison.

      Don't be told and beLIEve Veda means Knowledge NOT beLIEf . Read the Srimad Bhagavatam for yourself chapters 16-25  vedabase.com get  the 5th canto part 2 go to the PLATES CHARTS the  universal covering that covers the flat earth all  around is spherical or  egg shaped a perfect shape  for the  job a Cantabury arch ,the strongest arch and larger base for the water.

      You say " We all know, and live by the fact that the world is not flat which is very easy to prove." Nonsence to put it lightly. People don't know, they think they Know but don't know, then claim  they do, Frog philosophy, belief . And millions KNOW it is flat. There is NO proof at all at all at all , so if it is so easy bring some proof. Show  it to us ,take it to Nathan Oakley 1980 read my previous  comment. GIVE UP YOUR ILLUSIONARY BALL Krishna  consciousness is reality and flat stationary Bhumandala Plane.  Haribol. 

  • Hare Krishna! 

    In this age of Kaliyuga it is not possible for our fallen souls to understand the great scriptures like Vedas.It should be left untouched by us . Only a pure devotee who has never done a sin can understand them

    • Manu Chaudhary

      Then why are you quoting from the Veda , names and terminology ? We not only understand the earth is flat we know it  is flat it is obviously and observably flat, and I have sinned plenty of times. You  don't want to touch it because you don't want to know. Research FLAT EARTH.  

  • As disciples in the gaudiya vaisnava parampara we accept the Vedic conclusion as described by our spiritual master Srila AC Bhaktivedanta swami Prabhupada. When specifically asked was it flat he answered it appears flat but it is round. That's good enough for me.
    • Vrajoker

      A circle is round. So is that good enough for you ? Round and flat like a coin or a round table. So the earth is flat round and circular like in the Veda , thats good enough for me , glad you agree. Did he say that he didn't want you to think for yourself, to  have a blind faith, that humans have 4 main faults, give you charts and tons of info  of a FLAT PLANE ? Being enlightened self  realised soul does  not  mean to  know everything. see my other comments

  • All devotees are requested to go through this book about vedic cosmology prepared by disciple of Srila Prabhupada.


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    Ex. illastrtions.
  • Sevak

    Hare Krsna 

    Is earth flat or spherical ?

    Contemporary science/textbooks describe earth resembling a sphere which rotates around Sun in solar system along with other planets like jupiter, mercury etc. 

    Above is one of the best examples of systematic generation and propagation of ignorance by controllers of society in the worst form of governance called democracy where the controllers derive greatest power in keeping the masses enslaved to the system of ignorance while seemingly providing them a means of livelihood.

    Earth is definitely not spherical as textbooks/ pictures represent. 

    Vedic scriptures describe in detail the bhuloka which is a planetary system resembling a disc.  Vedic cosmology is very complicated because it goes into higher dimensions. But calling earth flat would be over simplification to say the least.

    Nonetheless to give some idea of our planetary system kindly see this video 


    YS Bharat

    • common sense scientific observations & experiences show earth is spherical. Vedic cosmology is in terms of higher dimensions hence can't be understood by us as we & our brains are tiny

      • Sevak

        Hare Krsna 

        If we reject vedic truth given in Srimad Bhagavatam as we and our brains are tiny and go on on to accept common sense "scientific observations" it is unfortunate indeed. 

        The right approach would be - Even though our tiny brains cannot verify the vedic concept we accept it as truth because it is coming from a perfect source and reject the "scientific observations" because they inherently carry 4 defects namely - Imperfect senses, tendency to commit errors, cheating propensity & subjected to illusion. 

        Hare Krsna

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