Material World; 1 Definition(s)
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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)
In the material world, every conditioned soul changes his material body again and again, but when the spirit soul is purified of all material coverings, there is no longer a chance of his accepting a material body. Such a soul then remains in his original, spiritual identity, a state that is possible to achieve only by understanding Kṛṣṇa in truth through the practice of Kṛṣṇa consciousness.
As Kṛṣṇa says in the Bhagavad-gītā (4.9), “One who knows the transcendental nature of My appearance and activities does not, upon leaving the body, take his birth again in this material world, but attains My eternal abode, O Arjuna”.Source: Prabhupada Books: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.3.54 < [Chapter 3 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World]
Verse 2.5.73 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Verse 2.7.130 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
A Manual of Khshnoom (by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria)
Supplement No. 23 < [Supplements]
Supplement No. 5 < [Supplements]
Supplement No. 14 < [Supplements]
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)
Text 3 < [First Stabaka]
Text 30 < [Second Stabaka]
Text 7 < [First Stabaka]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 11 - Jada Bharata Instructs King Rahugana < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 17 - Mother Parvati Curses Citraketu < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 13 - Further Talks Between King Rahugana and Jada Bharata < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 15 - The Yoga of the Supreme Person < [Chapter 1 - The Bhagavad-gita]
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