Why does the Srimad Bhagavatam say the moon is larger than the sun?

Srimad Bhagavatam 8.10.38, Srila Prabhupada says, “The Sun is supposed to be 93,000,000 miles above the surface of the Earth, and from the SB, we understand that the Moon is 1,600,000 miles above the Sun. Therefore the distance between the Earth and the Moon would be about 95,000,000 miles.”

Dating/Antiquity of Srimad Bhagavatam

The Srimad Bhagavatam. Regarded by many to be the conclusion of Vedic scripture depicting the essence of Krsna and his stories. Throughout history many have wondered about this great work and its origins. The author of this work gives an in-depth analysis through various methods as to why this scripture is regarded as not only sacred but an ancient text.

Mayavadi (Advaita) Philosophy: Roots, Analysis and refutation

OVERVIEW: 1) ROOTS OF MAYAVADA 2) ANALYSIS AND REFUTATION 2.1 Flaws in Pratibimba-vada and Pariccheda-vada 2.2 Further Refutations of Pratibimba-vada and Pariccheda-vada 2.3 Inconsistencies in Advaita Monism 2.4 Shrila Vyasadeva’s Experience Does Not Support Advaita Monism 2.5 The Meaning of Monistic Statements 2.6 Monistic Statements Need Interpretation 3) CONCLUSION 1. Roots of Mayavada The Personality of Godhead Govinda ordered Lord Shiva to…

षड-दर्शन: छ: परंपरागत वैदिक दर्शनों में से केवल बादरायण व्यास कृत वेदान्त ही त्रुटिरहित है।

परम्परागत भारतीय दर्शन में वैशेषिक, न्याय, सांख्य, योग तथा मीमांसा दर्शनों के अनुयायी अपने-अपने भ्रान्तिमूलक विचार रखते हैं, जिसकी ओर साक्षात् वेद इस स्तुति में इंगित कर रहे हैं। वैशेषिकजन कहते हैं कि इस दृश्य ब्रह्माण्ड की उत्पत्ति परमाणुओं की मूलराशि से हुई (जनिम् असत:)।

केन उपनिषद् (२.१): यदि तुम सोचते हो कि तुम ब्रह्म को भलीभाँति जानते हो, तो तुम्हारा ज्ञान बहुत ही कम है।

  श्रीमद्भागवतं १०.८७.३० अपरिमिता ध्रुवास्तनुभृतो यदि सर्वगतास् तर्हि न शास्यतेति नियमो ध्रुव नेतरथा । अजनि च यन्मयं तदविमुच्य नियन्तृ भवेत् सममनुजानतां यदमतं मतदुष्टतया ॥ ३०॥ अनुवाद: यदि ये असंख्य जीव सर्वव्यापी होते और अपरिवर्तनशील शरीरों से युक्त होते, तो हे निर्विकल्प, आप संभवत: उनके परम शासक न हुए होते। लेकिन चूँकि वे आपके स्थानिक अंश हैं…

What does the Vedas say about its own origin?

OVERVIEW: ORIGIN OF THE VEDAS How the Vedas survived till the date or passed from one generation to another till the current age, i.e. Kaliyuga? When the Vedas first written down? ORIGIN OF THE VEDAS There are many, many different dates for the existence of the Vedas by the materialistic scholars or researchers, but what do…

God is both Personal and Impersonal

There are some sects (Smartism, Mayavadism (Advaitavadis) etc.) of people in the Sanatana Dharma who believe that the God is originally formless and quality-less only. But, the Logic and Vedic evidence say that the God is originally both, i.e. Formless and Not formless.

— Glories of Shri Krishna’s literary incarnation, i.e. Srimad Bhagavatam —

Glories of Srimad Bhagavatam from various Vedic texts: Overview: Characteristics and importance of Srimad Bhagavatam Srimad Bhagavatam is the essence of all the 5 Vedas Srimad Bhagavatam is literary incarnation of Supreme Personality of Godhead Sri Krishna Srimad Bhagavatam is a Maha-Purana When Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu defeated Mayavadi Acharya Prakashananda Sarswati (who later became a…

Ekam sad vipra bahudha vadanti… – The Real Meaning

OVERVIEW: Rigveda Verse Eternal and Material manifestations of Lord Krishna Meaning of Rigveda Verse Indra, Vayu, Agni, Yama etc. are not the names of persons All the names and forms comes from Vishnu All the material forms or manifestations are created by Lord Krishna The Material manifestations are not equal to Krishna, Vishnu, Rama or…

— Relation between Srimad Bhagavatam and Ishopanishada (Isha Upanishad) —

OVERVIEW How the Vedic texts preserved and transferred from generation to generation? How the Vedic texts are named? Similarity of the Mantra of Srimad Bhagavatam and the Mantra of Ishopanishada The complete incident Acharyas view How the Vedic texts preserved and transferred from generation to generation? All the Vedic texts are eternal and appeared from…