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    Re: What does the term embodied mean?

    Thanks ameyAtmA, but according to one article, which is based on the scripture vedanta sara,
    the 5 prana airs remain part of the subtle body during the process of transmigration and are not absorbed...
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    Re: What does the term embodied mean?

    Pls delete this post of mine. Thank you.
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    Re: What does the term embodied mean?

    Wonderful explanation ameyAtmA. I already knew that the embodied is the subtle/causal body but since two major gita translators like Alladi Mahadeva Sastri and Gambhirananda have called this...
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    What does the term embodied mean?

    I've come across this word a lot while going through books on advaita, but im not sure what it means. There are several meanings of it in the dictionary.
    Need help.
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    Re: Who is MAYA OR PRAKRITI & its attributes?

    Hello Anirvan, here you've said that the 3rd manifestation are the senses. Whose senses? The jagat has yet to be manifested and without the jagat there can be no jivas. So whose senses are we talking...
  6. Brahman cannot be Nirguna. It is simply Nira-Kara.

    First of all i would like to know the meaning of the term 'NIR'.
    Does 'Nir' means beyond or without? If it is the latter, then my question is, how can the ultimate reality be without qualities,...
  7. Are there more than one description of Antahkarana?

    After browsing several websites , it seemed to me that there are two or more explanations of the aspects of Antahkarana. As we all know Antahkarana (the totality of mind) has 4 aspects-
    manas,...
  8. Bhagavad Gita in simple English from Advaita point of view?

    I'm looking for a simple English translation of Gita, but it should be scholarly at the same time, like it should have word to word translations in both Sanskrit and English. I came across a few,...
  9. Re: What exactly is bhu-mandala and the 7 dweepas?

    Thanks Indialover, i've been visiting that site for the last few years and i must admit it has some very good articles, but those are just theories and speculations, made by the owner of that blog....
  10. What exactly is bhu-mandala and the 7 dweepas?

    Hello, i'm quite interested in Puranic Cosmology and wish to know things in detail like mandalas, dweepas and the varshas. They all seem very fascinating to me. It"s like the ancient Bharatiyans knew...
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    Why my posts are not being approved?

    Sometimes they take weeks to get approved and sometimes they don't get approved at all.
    When i checked the profiles of the mods, i noticed they don't login daily or even once a week. Some of their...
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    Re: Vishnu as an expansion of Krishna?

    Hello Markandeya 108 Dasa,

    Yes even i would agree with you on the point, that ISKCON takes things too literally. I posted a similar question in their forum few years back, that what makes them...
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    Vishnu as an expansion of Krishna?

    Hello and Hare Krishna,
    I'm just curious and wish to know in which vedic scripture it's mentioned that Vishnu (all 3 forms of Vishnus) are expansions of Krishna.

    I know that in the Gita, Lord...
  14. Re: What's the difference between Purusha and Prakriti?

    Thanks Devotee for explaining it so beautifully.

    And i wish i could research more, Yajvan ji :( but i'm going throuh some rough times. If only i had a bit of peace in my life i could have...
  15. Re: What's the difference between Purusha and Prakriti?

    Thanks Yajvan ji for the wonderful answer and sorry for not replying soon as i was a lil' preoccupied. So according to ur post the scriptures gives a 'pan-en-theistic' description of purusha ......
  16. What's the difference between Purusha and Prakriti?

    Hello HDF members,

    A question: Is Purusha formless? If not, then which one of the hindu trinity is Purusha? And, who worships Purusha and who prefers to worship Prakriti?
    I mean what is the...
  17. Thread: Purana's

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    Re: Purana's

    Thanks for the reply Devotee :) Yeah i know that according to hinduism , the spirits in the 7 higher lokas are free from hunger , thirst , pain , anger & so on . But the ones dwelling in the 7 lower...
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    Re: Purana's

    Thanks Mr.Yajvan . I went to the library and got my hands on one of the Upanishads by Swami Narayana Muni Prasad , and the english is simple and crisp just like you said . Before that , i also went...
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    Re: Purana's

    Dear Devotee and Yajvan ,

    Any particular author that you might want to recommend me , when it comes to reading the Upanishads ?
    I know Mr.Yajvan said in another post , that we should read...
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    Re: Purana's

    Thanks for enlightening me in this matter .
    So Vedanta aka Upanishads are the storehouse of real spiritual knowledge that deals with the nature of God and Soul , Right ? Are there any english...
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    Re: Purana's

    Hare Krishna . [/SIZE][SIZE=2]Thank you for answering my query . By divine i meant , did the knowledge of the Puranas came down from above (from God) ? ... or are they fictitious / poetic works of...
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    Re: Purana's

    Aren't the Puranas of Divine Origin ?
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    What is Brahmand / Universe ?

    According to the scriptures (especially Brahmanda Purana) , there are countless Brahmand or Universes .

    Each of them are egg shaped and each of them are covered by fire , water , earth , air ,...
  24. Thread: Hello

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    Hello

    Hello and Hare Krishna to all :)
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