Why Do God Have Navel..

Hare KrishnaPAMHORecently one of my friend asked me if God Has no birth then why He is having Navel..?? Because the navel is connected with the birth... And why do krishna needs navel.. He was supporting Nirakarwad.. Can anyone please help me out..Yours in the service of Lord KrishnaUmesh

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  • Experreinchal knowledge is way Krishna appears as a living imbodyed being, as the materealy conditioned mind "requires" a physically-tangible form in order to focus it's attentions upon. Therefore, it is for our sake that he appears Once in every kali Uga in His Supermost exalent physical form. Basically, to become physical for the sake of the/our physical affliction of mental limitation. He became Physical & that's how physical bodies are grown!
    What kind of question is that? Krishna said to Arjuna that He even as a physical being He could still remember all the many many lives both He & Arjuna had lived. So. . just because He takes the truble to assume a physical form that, that doesn't mean He suffers materal/ physical limitations as we do! He remans externally-all-knowing, and always extaticaly devinly situated. & provided for us mortals someOne i.e.
    a person place and thing to focus our mind's attention upon. This seems so self explanatory to me. Jaya jaya Sri Sri Jagannatha
  • Sevak

    Hare Krsna 

    If God Has no birth then why He is having Navel

    Who said god has no birth ? God has birth, but god doesn't have birth like conditioned souls have. Conditioned souls are forced to take birth by material nature, whereas Krsna chooses to appear from where ever he wishes, could be from a pillar, could be from nose of Brahma, could from womb of Kausalya. 

    Lord Sri Krsna Himself says about his appearance in BG (4.9)

    janma karma ca me divyam

    Krsna's appearance and activities are transcendental for devotees and bewildering for non-devotees

    why do krishna needs navel ?

    Krsna doesn't need navel, Krsna doesn't need anything, not even eyes, nose etc. But Krsna has these because these are aspects of His complete personality. 

    aṅgāni yasya sakalendriya-vṛtti-manti
    paśyanti pānti kalayanti ciraṁ jaganti
    govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi

    I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, whose transcendental form is full of bliss, truth, substantiality and is thus full of the most dazzling splendor. Each of the limbs of that transcendental figure possesses in Himself, the full-fledged functions of all the organs, and eternally sees, maintains and manifests the infinite universes, both spiritual and mundane. ( Brahma samhita 5.32)

    For a conditioned soul eyes are needed to see. But Sri Krsna can eat with eyes, see with his ears. Every limb of Krsna can perform any or all functions. But that doesn't mean when mother Yashoda gives him food Krsna puts food in his nose. Krsna puts food in his mouth only. Krsna doesn't need anything, yet he possesses everything. 

    A conditioned mind contaminated with impersonalism can never grasp this. 

    Hare Krsna

  • Hare Krsna
    The exact specific function of the Lord's navel is more vividly described in the 28th verse of the same chapter.
    This navel is the joint from one body to the other. Lord Brahma was born of the abdominal hole of Garbodakasayi Visnu as a separate body, and the same principle is followed in the birth of any ordinary body. The body of the child develops from the body of the mother, it is separated by cutting the navel joint. And that is the way the Supreme Lord manifested Himself as separated many.
    Hari Bol!
  • Hare Krsna
    The answer to your query has been sufficiently dealt with in the Purport to the 17th verse of the tenth chapter of the second canto of SB.
    The process by which all the living beings in the womb of the mother develop their sense organs and sense perceptions appears to follow the same principles in the case of the virat-purusa, the sum total of all living entities.
    Therefore the supreme cause of all generation is not impersonal or without desire( in answer to nirakaravad).
    The desires for all kinds of sense perception and sense organs exist in the Supreme, and thus they take place in the individual persons.
    This desire is the nature of the supreme living being. (There is really no question as to how He has a navel amongst other features, since that is the way it is of the Supreme Absolute Truth.)
    Hari Bol!!
  • E-Counselor

    Hare KRsna Prabhuji,


    Please ask your friend - why not? WHy GOd cant have navel? How does that limit His status as God. The difference between Krsna and us is - angani yasya sakalendriya vrittimanti - each anga of Krsna can do the function of every other anga. That means He can see with His ears, impregnate with His glance. Normal person will have navel from which umbilical chord was coming, to connect to mother. Krsna has navel to connect to Brahma for creation.

    Why do we limit God? He cannot have this or that, He cannot do this or that...then He is not God na, then we are God.

    This is in addition to what Bhanu prabhuji has mentioned.


    Your servant,

    Radha Rasamayi DD

  • Hare Krishna, All Glories to Srila Prabhupada

                         Krishna is a person Just like us . the diffrence is he is in Quantity , Quality wise our Soul & Gods soul are same .  we cannot Restrict krishna according to our thinking . He is Completely indipendent ,Un born & 100% Full of Opulences like Beauty , strength, Fame , Money,knowledge & renounciation. 

                                                                one of krishnas Expansion garvbodakashayi vishnu  in the material world from whose navel sprouts a lotus flower is the birth place of Brahma. the stem is the birth  place of the Fourteen planetary systems .   I hope this helps

    Your Servant

    Bhanu Kiran

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