[Advaita-l] Are the Lord's bodies too ephemeral?
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Wed Aug 16 02:17:50 EDT 2017
On Tue, 15 Aug 2017, V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l wrote:
> 4.5 The Blessed Lord said O Arjuna, many lives of Mine have passed, and so
> have yours. I know them all, (but) you know not, O scorcher of enemies!
Somewhat related: as today was janmashtami, I was reading the
Krishnajanmakatha from Bhagavata Purana and in 10.2.32-43 Krishna Bhagavan
relates to his parents Vasudeva and Devaki that this is third time He has
been born as their son.
In the Svayambhuva manvantara, He was born to Sutapa Prajapati and his wife
Prshni hence His name was Prshnigarbha.
The second time He was born to Maharshi Kashyapa and his wife Aditi as
Upendra or Vamana.
And the third is as Krishna.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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