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Q: What happened to Yyutsu after the coronation of Parikshit?

Fun lifeYuyutsu switched from the side of Kauravas to the Pandavas and survived the 18-day war. Many years after Mahabharata war when Krishna passes away, Pandavas decide to renounce the world. Abhimanyu's son Parikshit is coronated as the king of Hastinapura. https://sacred-texts.com/hin/m17/m17001.htm ...

 
1:18 AM
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Q: When the 4 Pandavas besides Yudhisthira fell in their final journey, why did their divine fathers not protect them?

Fun lifeIn Vana Parva, Kubera said to Yudhisthira that they are entitled to the protection of their divine fathers due to their divine birth. https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m03/m03161.htm And, O son, Yudhishthira, even as by reason of your being the progeny of spiritual intercourse, Jishnu is entitled...

 
 
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7:07 AM
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Q: Where is the Panchvati mentioned in Ramayana located in present day India?

Chandra RekhaIs Panchvati in present day Nasik or in Parnashala? Where was Sita mata abducted by Ravana?

 
 
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10:01 AM
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Q: Why do some people avoid eating some specific foods on specific days?

Anastasia CalazansLately, I had a conversation with one of my internet friends from India. I asked her about her dietary habits. She told me that in her family they don't eat non-vegetarian food items on Tuesday (Mangalavaara), Thursday (Brihaspativaara), and Saturday (Shanivaara). She also said that they also don...

 
 
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12:06 PM
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Q: Is Buddha or Buddhism mentioned in Mahabharata?

Mr Green GoldIn the famous Mahabharata translation of Kisori Mohan Ganguli, he remarks at the start of Shanti Parva The Santi Parva is a huge interpolation in the Mahabharata, in the genre known as 'wisdom literature.' The narrative progression is placed on hold almost from the first page. Instead we get a l...

 
 
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1:46 PM
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Q: Citations of seasons along with lunar months in Mahabharata

Mr Green GoldWhat are all the citations of seasons in Mahabharata. Especially those along with citations of Lunar Hindu months? This is extremely important tool for dating Mahabharata, using precession of equinoxes and seasons which is strong proof. As of now, there are three well known such citations. 1. Pan...

 
 
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5:30 PM
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Q: How does sin in the dharma shastras and other scriptures work on a fundamental level?

Aupakarana AbhibhaaThe most obvious cause of sin working is God doing it. However, why does he care so much, and if he cares so much about sin, why not prevent the sin from happening by making the world generate less naturally? The sensible idea is there is some kind of world soul that decides sin. That would raise...

 

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