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Kalpavãsa VratÂ
Only the gods are capable of accomplishing the feat of the Kalpavãsa of Brahmaloka, for they alone are immortal and reside in a world of their own

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Kalpavãsa VratÂ

A day’s stay (Ahoratra) in the world of Brahma is known as Kalpavãsa. This is impossible in the human form. Under the circumstances, lest, us humans should remain deprived of the benefits of Kalpavãsa of the Brahmaloka, there is provision for us at the Kumbha (Kumbh) Mela, Magha Mela, Etc. where we can get the same fruits, reap the same benefits, experience the same as may be attained through the Kalpavãsa of Brahmaloka Vrata declaration

Kalpavãsa Vrat is a rare ‘Event related’ Sankalpa - vow because it can only be performed or undergone during the Kumbha (Kumbh) Mela

Kal"pa: noun [Sanskrit] (Indian Mythology) One of Brahma’s eons, a period of 4,320,000,000 years. At the end of each Kalpa the world is annihilated. Also considered a single Day/Night of the Chaturmukha Brahma called Brahma Ahoratra

Vã sa: verb [Sanskrit] Dwelling, Residing, Experiencing, Understanding

Vãsi: noun [Sanskrit] Dweller, the person who Resides, Experiences, Understands

VratÂ: noun [Sanskrit] to vow or to promise, denotes a religious practice to carry out certain obligations with a view to achieve divine blessing for fulfilment of one or more desires

Only the gods are capable of accomplishing the feat of the Kalpavãsa of Brahmaloka, for they alone are immortal and reside in a world of their own

SrimadBhagavata 3.11. 22

Man being mortal and in the physical body can neither reach Brahmaloka nor survive for the time period of one Kalpa

SrimadBhagavadGita 8.17

 
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