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Topic: Vishnu

Reading Complexity: Info
Krishna expands Himself into Vishnu forms in the material world Vishnu is a form of the Supreme Person, described in the Srimad-Bhagavatam as an extraordinarily beautiful male with a dark bluish complexion, decorated with dazzling, spiritual gems, and four hands—holding a club, conchshell, chakra (disc), and lotus flower. When Krishna, the original Personality of Godhead, wishes to create the...
Reading Complexity: Easy
Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva The first tier of universal management consists of three executive heads: Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Each is such a powerful controller that they are sometimes given equal status within Vedic literature—and inaccurately called “the Hindu Trinity” by Western scholars. The Srimad-Bhagavatam explains that Vishnu is God, or a full expansion of Krishna, whereas Brahma is a...
Reading Complexity: Easy
Did a supremely intelligent being create the universe? The elaborate Vedic description of creation can make even an atheist curious. The universe around us appears to be orderly and symmetrical. The planets rotate perfectly in their orbits. Our bodies possess complex circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems. Even the atoms are highly structured. All this suggests that the universe was...
Reading Complexity: Easy
Q: Is following Krishna the same as following Vishnu, since Vishnu is Krishna’s avatar? A: Hare Krishna. Thank you for your question. Yes. Krishna and Vishnu worshippers are both Vaishnavas, since Krishna and Vishnu are both in the Vishnu category, the Supreme Godhead.
Reading Complexity: Medium
We felt today's verse was one of the most scientific explanations we've ever heard of the difference between God and other living beings, why living beings wind up in a temporary world, and how the universes are created and maintained . "Even if someone accepts the whole concept as 'myth,'" we reasoned, "they would have to admit that whoever came up with the idea must have thought about it from...