Advaitam acyutam anadim ananta-rupam
adyam purana-purusam nava-yauvanam ca
vedesu durlabham adurlabhaham atma-bhaktau
Govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami .
-Says Brahma-samhita.SRI KRISHNA KI JAI !
Advaita means without duality. Advaita acyuta, Krsna and Krsnas expansion. Krsnas expansion: Baladeva, Sankarsana, Aniruddha, Pradyumna. Then Narayana, then Maha-Visnu, Karanodakasayi Visnuinnumerable expansions. Advaitam acyutam anadim ananta-rupam [Bs. 5.33]. Each and every form, Krsnas, they are without any duality. Just like I and my photograph, that is my expansion, but it is not one; it is dual. What service you can take from me, you cannot take the service from the photograph. Therefore it is not advaita; it is dvaita, duality. You may have millions of photographs, but each one of them, theyre different. But Krsna, He has got millions of forms, theyre one. That is the difference. Advaitam acyutam.
Acyutam means one who does not fall down. Because he has expanded in so many forms, it does not mean the potency of Krsna has decreased. The same thing you chant in the Isopanisad: purnasya pur ...more
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