Scores of ancient Hindu scripts exist including the Kamasutra, the Upanishads, the Vedas. I don’t have to name them. Of all the valuable knowledge in them, why of all the topics vegetarianism finds a hotspot! 283 more words
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Vāsudeva-parā vedā Vāsudeva-parā makhāḥ
Vāsudeva-parā yogā Vāsudeva-parāḥ kriyāḥ
Vāsudeva-paraṁ jñānaṁ Vāsudeva-paraṁ tapaḥ
Vāsudeva-paro dharmo Vāsudeva-parā gatiḥ
In the revealed scriptures, the ultimate object of knowledge is Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the Personality of Godhead.
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Bidhyate hridaya granthiḥ chidyante sarva samshayāh
Sheeyante cāsya karmāṇi dṛiśta evātmanīśwarī
Only when the vision of Paramatma who is the form of the Self is attained, the knot in the heart (hṛdaya granthi) called ahamkāra (sense of I-ness, ego) is cut.
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śṛṇvatāṁ sva-kathāḥ kṛṣṇaḥ puṇya-śravaṇa-kīrtanaḥ
hṛdy antaḥ stho hy abhadrāṇi vidhunoti suhṛt satām
The stories of Lord Krishna render both the listener and the storyteller pure! By listening to the stories of Lord Krishna, the listener, the storyteller and the entire surroundings are totally cleansed.
Accusing Lord Ram of not doing justice in banishing Sita, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, describes (The Indian Express, October 19, 2018) vanquishing of Ravana, rescue of Sita, end of exile and eventual enthronement as “pyrrhic” and portrays Vijaydashmi as “permanent triumph of injustice”! 741 more words