In Hindu sacred texts like Vedas, Puranas etc., Narayana is described as having the divine blue colour of water-filled clouds, four-armed, holding a Padma (lotus flower), mace Kaumodaki, Panchajanya shankha (conch) and a discus weapon Sudarshana Chakra. Narayana is also described in the Bhagavad Gita as having a 'Universal Form' (Vishvarupa) which is beyond the ordinary limits of human perception or imagination

Krishna Bewilders Brahma. In order to convince Brahma that all those calves and boys were not the original ones, the calves and boys who were playing with Krishna transformed into Vishnu forms. Actually, the original ones were sleeping under the spell of Brahma's mystic power, but the present ones, seen by Brahma, were all immediate expansions of Krishna, or Vishnu. Krsna Book, Chapter 13.

"Lord Śiva is an associate of the external energy; therefore he is absorbed in the material quality of darkness." CC Madhya 20.311

Chapter 13: Narada describes to King Yudhistira how Dhrtarastra and his chaste wife Gandhari quit this planet.

One day The Goddess sang to her lover Bhairava, Beloved and radiant Lord of the space before birth, Revealer of essence, Slayer of the ignorance that binds us, You, who in play have created this universe and permeated all forms in it with...

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