Only Shastra, Vedic Scriptures can be the source of perfect, impeccable knowledge. The Shastra recommends the right solutions to man’s everyday problem, irrespective of whether the man is ancient, of the near past, the present or of the distant future. Shastra is applicable at all times and is not restricted by time, place and circumstance. The Ramayana is such a Vedic scripture. It is replete with examples , where it establishes without doubt, why man is unhappy. Applying the Vedic teachings intelligently, is probably the only hope for the modern man.
The comparison between Bhakti and Jnana is adage. The Shastra speaks greatly about both Jnana and Bhakti. Jnana reflects the intelligence aspect while Bhakti reflects the sweetness aspect of the Supreme Reality. Bhakti includes within its fold, all intelligence while Jnana may not include that sweetness and can be dry in its glorification and explanation about the Supreme Reality. The Shandilya Bhakti Sutra an attempt made by the great sage to explain the superiority of Bhakti, although Shandilya is normally known for Jnana Yoga
Disadvantage of being Materialistic | What is Hari Vamsa Purana? | Hari Vamsa Purana Benefits?| Hari Vamsa-01
Understanding the great Puranas of yore is an important step in understanding the nature of consciousness. Nothing of the material world has gone without study in the Vedic lore. The Vedic lore about each living and non-living entity is replete with deep philosophies that can open the flood gates of deep knowledge reservoirs within us, if studied with faith and commitment. The Hari Vamsha, is one such Vedic work.
The one that separates us from our eternal experience, from our immortality is the notion of Death. When we take shelter of Vedic texts, the Shastra, and submit to it, it advises us as to what is eternal and what is non-eternal. Following the Shastra with 100% conviction will help us transcend the illusion of Death that keeps us far away from our original nature, from our freedom.
Unless one studies and internalizes the life of devotees, one cannot grow in devotion. Understanding the position of eternally positioned devotees of the world is a fast track freeway on the path of devotion. Sri Brahma, 4 Kumara brothers and Lord Yama qualify themselves at Class 1 devotees of the Lord.
King Dasharath divides Sweet rice among Queens | Birth of Lord Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna| Valmiki Ramayana-8
King Dasharath was blessed with four sons. The Lord along with His part incarnations appeared as the king’s sons. Understanding the position of the four aspects of the Supreme Personalities is the epic called Ramayana. Once a person absorbs the mood of the Lord in the form of Rama, all doubts about Dharma and Adharma shall be dispelled from the heart,without delay.
Surya Deva was born to Devi Aditi and Sage Kashyapa. Sangya and Chhaya were his wives. Their stories are very interesting! He had 2 daughters Yamuna and Tapti.