Category Chapter 1: Vedic Knowledge

1.3.1 The purpose of the Vedas

The real dharma is to surrender unto Kṛṣṇa, but the rebellious living entity, instead of submitting to Kṛṣṇa, engages in adharma, in a struggle for existence to become like Kṛṣṇa. Therefore out of compassion, Kṛṣṇa creates this material world to give the living entity…

1.2.2 Origin of the Vedas

The Yamadūtas explain that dharma (religious principles) means following what Vedas prescribes. The opposite of that is irreligion. The Vedas are directly the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Nārāyaṇa, and are self-born. They confirm that this understanding is coming in aural reception from…