In the Srimad-Bhagavata, one among the eighteen Puranas, at the very commencement itself, we are told that Vyasa felt the necessity of composing the Mahabharata and the Srimad-Bhagavata.
And for a similar reason, was the Ramayana composed.
We believe what we see with our eyes, what we hear with our ears, what we perceive with the other organs, and what we feel from our hearts.
We are incapable of believing anything else.
Pure principles, though they may be eternal facts, are incapable of evoking the emotion of man.
Hence, even the elite and the intelligentia of mankind today think of God in the Epic parlance, and not in the Upanishadic parlance.
When you and I think of God, we think of the Epic God only and not the Upanishadic God or Vedic God.
The meaning is that we think of a humanised relationship between ourselves and the Creator.
When we dehumanise the Creator or take Him above what the human mind is capable of conceiving, the relationship between man a…