Sastra Describes God
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- All the incarnations described in the sastras act wonderfully. It is only by the personal sweet will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead that He appears and disappears, and only fortunate devotees can expect to see Him face to face
- At the present time, especially in India, so many rascals are claiming to be incarnations, and people are being misled. Therefore, the identity of an incarnation should be confirmed by the descriptions of the sastras and by wonderful activities
- Because the Lord's form and activities cannot be understood by materialistic people, He is described by the sastras as nirakara, that is, one whose form cannot be ascertained by a materialistic person
- Here in this particular verse the Lord is described as bhagavan, govinda, brahmanya and bhakta-vatsala
- It does not mean that anyone can claim to be a form of the Lord and be acceptable as an incarnation. The incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead must be accepted in terms of the descriptions found in the sastras
- It is said in the sastras that by once uttering the holy name of the Lord (Krsna), the sinner gets rid of a quantity of sins that he is unable to commit. Such is the power of uttering the holy name of the Lord