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Krishna’s last lesson for Arjuna

As soon as Sri Krishna concluded his divine play on Earth and left the planet, Arjuna understood that it was not his power that had won the Mahabharata war but that he was only a puppet — an instrument that … Continue reading

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Markandeya meets Baby Krishna

Rishi Markandeya is known to maintain his identity even after the world’s dissolution; he gets to meditate on the Supreme Soul when there is no one else around. According to the Mahabharata, once Yudhisthira asked the rishi, “There is nothing … Continue reading

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Janmashtami: The birthday of Krishna and Yogamaya

Millenniums ago, a lot happened in Mathura and Gokul at midnight on Janmashtami. A child who was radiating divine light, wearing celestial jewelry and a pitambar, and holding a conch, chakra, mace, and lotus was born to Devaki and Vasudev … Continue reading

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Krishna: The Eighth Incarnation of Vishnu

To continually guide humanity towards himself, Lord Vishnu followed his incarnation as Rama with that of Lord Krishna, who was born on the eighth day (waning fortnight) of the lunar month Bhadrapada, which is celebrated all across the Hindu world … Continue reading

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Kabirdas: Where to find God

In a poem1 from the Sabad, the Bhakti Saint Kabirdas says, “Only God knows about the origin of creation, which resembles a forest. All I know is that without the name of God, our life is in vain.” He continues … Continue reading

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