You are right when you say Lord Shiva is not just a mere demigod. Of course he is not! He is an expansion (although not direct) of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is the most powerful, re…"
I've read through it and I see no contradiction to my statement. I was referring to the Bhagavata Sandarbha of Srila Jiva Goswami. I didn't mean to say that Dhruvaloka was material, rather it is eternally spiritual. Albeit, it is…"
The pastime concerning Jaya and Vijaya involves a lot of deep points that requires study with scrutiny. Krsna's transcendental pastimes are not what meets the eyes. It is clear that the Lord arranged for Jaya and Vijaya to get cur…"
jīvera nistāra lāgi’ sūtra kaila vyāsamāyāvādi-bhāṣya śunile haya sarva-nāśa
Translation: Śrīla Vyāsadeva presented the Vedānta philosophy for the deliverance of conditioned souls, but if one hears the commentary of Śaṅkarācārya, eve…"
I believe it all comes down to fate. I'm not saying the Upa Pandavas were inferior but even the Yadu dynasty had to be annihilated to usher the new era. It was warned beforehand that the war would lead to total destruction and that is si…"
Please accept my humble obeisances.
All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
Thanks for the valuable knowledge prabhu, meant a lot to me as I learnt quite a lot. I will try and extend my devotion for Krishna as wide as possible, afte…"
Thank you for your reply to my answer. Regarding this topic, it is an ongoing debate. My understanding is this:
The previous acharyas always made it clear in their scriptures that the jivas did not originate from the spiritual wor…"
I didn't say it was an offence worshipping the demigods. To think that demigods like Lord Shiva and Lord Brahma are on the same platform and independent of Lord Krsna/Vishnu/Rama is an offence, it is nama-apparadha. Also, regardin…"
Actually, worshiping Vishnu is equally as perfect as worshiping Krsna. It all depends on our bhava, our relationship with the Supreme Lord. That will be revealed to us when we are matured in our spiritual life. The main point is that you…"
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