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What is Narada Pancaratra ?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 30 Mar '13 07:08 pm
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The Narada Pancaratra (The Five Branches of Narada Muni) is a revered book by the Gaudiya Vaisnavas. It contains the essentials on devotional service and worship to the Sri Sri Radha Krsna. The overall nature of the scripture is a conversation between Lord Siva and Narada Muni. The scripture is divided into five ratras, or branches of transcendental knowledge. The five branches are knowledge of the Absolute Truth, knowledge of liberation, knowledge of devotional service, knowledge of mystic yoga, and knowledge in the mode of ignorance. Each ratra is filled with songs, prayers, and kavacas, or prayers that act as a shield for protecting the chanter.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 30 Mar '13 07:10 pm

 
  
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Pcartra are Vaishnava Sanskrit Agamic texts. Literally meaning five nights (paca: five, rtra: nights),[2] the term Pancharatra has been variously interpreted.[3] The term has also been attributed to the Shatapatha Brahmana 12.6 wherein Narayana performed a sacrifice for five nights and became a transcendent and immanent being. The Pancharatra Agamas constitute the most important texts of the Srivaishnava Sampradaya of Ramanuja. The Pancharatra Agamas are composed of more than 200 texts;[3] with various suggested time periods of composition; including the 3rd century BC, and a period between 600 AD to 850 AD
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The Narada Pancaratra (The Five Branches of Narada Muni) is a revered book by the Gaudiya Vaisnavas. It contains the essentials on devotional service and worship to the Sri Sri Radha Krsna. The overall nature of the scripture is a conversation between Lord Siva and Narada Muni. The scripture is divided into five ratras, or branches of transcendental knowledge. The five branches are knowledge of the Absolute Truth, knowledge of liberation, knowledge of devotional service, knowledge of mystic yoga, and knowledge in the mode of ignorance. Each ratra is filled with songs, prayers, and kavacas, or prayers that act as a shield for protecting the chanter.
Answered by rajan, 01 Apr '13 08:10 am

 
  
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The Narada Pancaratra (The Five Branches of Narada Muni) is a revered book by the Gaudiya Vaisnavas.
Answered by Quest, 31 Mar '13 09:51 am

 
  
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The Narada Pancaratra (The Five Branches of Narada Muni) is a revered book by the Gaudiya Vaisnavas.
Answered by anupama kumar, 30 Mar '13 07:12 pm

 
  
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The Five Branches of Narada Muni
Answered by jameel ahmed, 30 Mar '13 07:11 pm

 
  
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