Frequently Asked Questions
These are three forms of Brahman. These are useful for meditation.
To sum up again, the Lord or Brahman is the common cause for all actions. The individual soul or Jivatma has still got the independence or liberty to take a particular course of action.
In other words, in the three forms in the first interpretation mentioned earlier, the first form of indifference or being neutral is not here. In this second interpretation, only the 2nd and 3rd types are there, namely,
During this second type of pralaya, the first three worlds, namely, Bhuloka, Bhuvarloka and Suvarloka, get destroyed. The 4th world, which is Maharloka, is partly destroyed and partly not destroyed. The people there shift to the next higher world, which is Janoloka. The last three worlds namely, Janaloka, Tapoloka and Satyaloka are not destroyed during this pralaya. During this second type of pralaya, after destroying the first three worlds mentioned above, the Lord takes the form of a young child, Balakrishna, and lies on the leaf of a peepul tree.