Shri Datta Swami

Posted on: 22 Nov 2020


When there is one God, how can He be present on earth as well as in heaven?

[Śrī Anil asked: Regarding the concept of Human Incarnation, a muslim devotee commented that if Allāh is present as Human Incarnation on this earth, then how the same Allāh can be present in the upperworld? He says that it would amount to saying that two Gods exist; one in the upperworld and one on earth. Swāmi, please give a response to this.]

Swāmi replied: Tell your friend that God is unimaginable and that He has unimaginable power. He remains undivided and at the same time remains divided. These two contradictory facts are simultaneously possible due to His unimaginable power (Avibhaktaṃ vibhakteṣu, vibhaktamiva ca sthitam…—Gītā). Your friend is trying to understand God with worldly logic, which is only applicable to the imaginable items of this imaginable creation!