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Vaisnavaganza: Buddhavatar

by Aranyakananda To many Vaisnavs, the most recent Avatar of Vishnu was Buddha. And there are two main schools of thought as to his avatardom, at least amongst Vaisnavs: 1. Vishnu incarnated as Buddha to a “false religion” to separate … Continue reading

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Lunch Puja

by Aranyakananda Having realized from Bhagavad-Gita 4:24 that “the process of offering, and the oblation itself, are Brahman” I have come to a carry out a very methodical, puja-like way of eating my lunch. Every time I order from Erbert … Continue reading

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