Article January 16, 2016

The first avatâra of the Lord is the Original Person: [Mahâvishnu or Kâranodakas'âyi Vishnu. He forms the basis of] spacetime [kâla svabhavah, the original nature of time], cause, effect, the elements, the modes, as also the ego, the senses and the mind....

जग का रिश्ता कच्चा धागा
गुरूजी का रिश्ता पक्की डोर
जग को और क्या देखता है
देखता जा गुरूजी की ओर .....

Once when Krishna was living in the city of Dwarka, Narada Muni, the great mendicant who travels the universe, came into the assembly of Krishna’s 16,108 wives.
Narada Muni offered them his respects and began to glorify the Queens saying how they were the best servants of Krishna, and the most glorious devotees in the entire universe.
But by his words the Queens could understand a different meaning: that K....

हे धनञ्जय! मुझसे श्रेष्ठ कोई सत्य नहीं है | जिस प्रकार मोती धागे में गुँथे रहते हैं, उसी प्रकार सब कुछ मुझ पर ही आश्रित है |
O conquerer of wealth [Arjuna], there is no Truth superior to Me. Everything rests upon Me, as pearls are strung on a thread....