Q1. Who is
the Supreme Lord of Brahma Purana?
are three grades of Puranas: Sattva (mode of goodness), Rajas (mode of
passion), and Tamas (mode of ignorance), which suit the consciousness of
different people according to their current state. The Brahma Purana is
categorized as a Rajas Purana. However, the ultimate goal of all the Vedas and Puranas is to take
to the devotional service of Lord Vishnu, the Supreme. Although many verses in
the Brahma Purana talk about Lord Shiva, Surya
(Sun God), and other gods, in many places, Lord Vishnu or
Narayan is mentioned as the Supreme Primeval Lord from whom everyone and
Q2. How is
Brahma Vaivarta Purana authentic?
Brahma Vaivarta Purana is an important Vedic literature
in Vaishnavism. It contains many verses that talk about the glories of Lord
Vishnu and the importance of taking His shelter. All the Puranas have been
compiled by Vyasadev who is considered to be the literary incarnation of the
Lord Himself. Furthermore, the four Vaishnava
Sampradayas (Brahma Sampradaya, Shree Sampradaya, Kumara Sampradaya, and Rudra
Sampradaya), quote many verses from the Brahma Vaivarta Purana and teach the
disciples to take up Vishnu Bhakti. These Sampradayas strictly follow the
Guru-Parampara system of spiritual education that starts from the Lord Himself.
Thus, this Purana is to be considered bona fide.
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