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  • Known As Lord Krishna
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    Expansions of Rhada and Krishna. In India the Goddess is known by such names as Durga, Kali, Lakshmi, among many others. She is the goddess of the material world, her jurisdiction given to her by Lord Krishna. She is the ruler of the fourth level of existence, known as the Devi dharma, where the mother of the Universe, the Goddess, controls the living entities who choose to enjoy life separately from Krishna. Durga is the goddess who was expanded for the sole purpose of taking care of the Illusi...
  • Concept Of A Universal Soul
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    The underlying concern of the Upanishads is the nature of Brahman, the universal soul; and the fundamental doctrine expounded is the identity of atman, or the innermost soul of each individual, with Brahman. Formulations of this doctrinal truth are stressed throughout the Upanishadic writings The Upanishads are the most important portion of the Vedas. The Upanishads contain the essence or the knowledge portion of the Vedas. The philosophy of the Upanishads is sublime, profound, lofty and soul-st...
  • Hindu Scriptures
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    Hindu Scriptures are classified into: Shruti (meaning 'heard'), Smriti (meaning 'remembered'), and Nyaya (meaning 'logic'). These classifications are based on the origin of the Scripture. Shruti scripture is thought of as something which was heard directly from God, while Smriti scripture refers to what was written down and remembered. Shruti is considered more authoritative since it was obtained straight from God. The Vedas are shruti. The rest of Hindu scripture is known as smriti, except for ...
  • Arjun His Universal Form
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    Neil Karma MahaBharat- Book Report Setting 1. The MahaBharat is the longest epic poem known to man. The MahaBharat has been regarded as the supreme work of philosophy on morals and manners. It was composed by the Aryan Vedas sometime between 3150 B.C. - 3120 B.C. and contains about 200,000 verses in Sanskrit. It serves as a guide for those who wish to seek bondage from the birth-death cycle. The MahaBharat period was the turning point for a new Yuga. (The universe is made up of four periods term...
  • Rich Tradition Of Painted Pichwais
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    Location: Nathdwara, a sleepy, dusty, small town set on a hill some 50 kms (30 miles) from Udaipur, is the scene of most lush and vibrant visual art forms in India, Pichwai paintings. History: In the 17th century, when Aurangzeb prohibited the worship of images, Hindu devotees in Mathura, home of Lord Krishna, became fearful that their sacred statues might be smashed & decided to take them to safer locations. The images of Sri Nathji were loaded on a chariot and sent on its way to Mewar. At Sika...
  • Protection Of The People Lord Krishna
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    Kamsa having known that the two sons of vasudeva to be his enemies, fastened vasudeva and devaki with iron chains. He sent a demon named keshi, commanding him thus "you go and kill Rama and Krishna". Then kamsa having gathered all the ministers and mahouts along with wrestlers chanura and mushtika Spoke to them thus "oh! You all please listen. The two sons vasudeva, Rama and Krishna are there in gokula. Let those two boys be killed, when they arrive here, by the sport of wrestling with the brave...

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