• Hare Krishna everyone. I have few question.

    What are the differences and relationship between Lord Shiva, Rudra, and Ling?

    How were they born and their relationship with Brahma and Vishnu?

    How powerful are they in comparison to Brahma and Vishnu?

    If possible please provide references.
    • Vikas Gupta
      Hrishikesh Nath Hare Krishna Prabhu,
      Your questions are very interesting but I would like to request you to read Srila Prabhupada's books. They have all your answers and lots more.
      The creation of Rudra is very vividly described in the Srimad Bhagavatam.

      There are 11 Rudras and each and every one of them is engaged in destruction of this Cosmic Manifestation.
      As far as comparison of power is concerned all the demigods including Brahma and Siva derive their powers from Krishna or Vishnu. They are not independent. So the...  more
      - November 20, 2018
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    • Vikas Gupta
      Hrishikesh Nath Please start reading Srila Prabhupada's books if you haven't yet. It is my most humble request.

      You can read them online at -

      Or you can buy the physical books at-
      The books are very reasonably priced and are the original unedited pre 1978 books.
      - November 20, 2018

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