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Q: What is the story of suryagrahan and chandragrahan as per scriptures?

RudraI have read in a quora answer that rahu and ketu desired to eat surya and chandra as revenge for what happened to them. They chased surya dev and chandra dev who took surrender in lord shiva. Seeing this rahu and ketu did penances for lord shiva and when he was pleased, they asked a boon about st...

 
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Q: Do Vedas forbid Sannyasa in Kali Yuga?

Prakash RPSomeone told me that Brahma-vaivarta Purana & Krsna-jnama Khanda have this verse: asvamedham gavalambham sannyasam palapaitrkam devarena sutopattim kalau panca vivarjayet The above verse seems to mean: “Five things are forbidden in the age of Kali – horse-sacrifice, cow-sacrifice, acceptance of s...

 
 
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5:15 AM
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Q: What are the purification rites for mixed castes mentioned by Manu?

hanugmConsider the following question and answer from the Mahabharata "The serpent said, 'O king, if thou recognise him as a Brahmana by characteristics, then, O long-lived one, the distinction of caste becometh futile as long as conduct doth not come into play.' "Yudhishthira said, 'In human society,...

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Q: Does sin arise in this case?

Kappagantula Ram NarayanIf X goes to Y's house, Y has a low opinion about X and insults him. X is hurt and he thinks that it is his papam. Is there any papam arising to X by inciting or provoking Y to behave in a bad manner.

 
 
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8:06 AM
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Q: Why is Veda Vyasa Siddhanta different from Vedanta Siddhanta in Sarva Siddhanta Sangraha?

Mr Green GoldI recently came across the book called Sarva Siddhanta Sangraha which is claimed to be written by Shankaracharya. Was this book written by Adi Shankaracharya? And, in the contents, Veda Vyasa Siddhanta is different from Vedanta Siddhanta. Why is this? As far as I know, Vedic, Upanishadic, Vedant...

 
 
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11:45 AM
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Q: Who wrote the commentaries on principal Upanishads according to Vishistadvaita tradition?

Amritendu MukhopadhyayRamanujacharya did not write commentaries on Upanishads. He only wrote commentaries on Gita and Brahmasutra. Then there must be somebody in Vishistadvaita tradition who did the job. Who is the person?

 
 
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2:11 PM
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Q: What is the answer of Advaitins for this allegation by Dvaitis?

Mr Green GoldThis is what is given in Manimanjari in page 60, 61 and 62 Now I have two questions Is there real no consensus about Adi Shankaracharya's birth among Advaitis themselves? Are the mentioned historical works really say these things? Are these works by Advaitins? This is a vile allegation, what...

 
2:35 PM
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Q: What Vivekananda really saw in vision during his meditation in Kanyakumari and his prophecies about Hinduism?

RishXSwami Vivekananda before his chicago visit made a visit to south india, while southern Indian trip itself is very interesting as he even wrote about it a lot, I want to focus on his Kanyakumari visit specifically. In Kanyakumari, he visited Mother Parvati's temple and then went to meditate on th...

 
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Q: What exactly is Vamachara?

hanugmFor any great verses or naamas in scriptures, there can be different kinds of interpretations. Dharmic, vedic etc., are the types of interpretations. I heard that there can be another type of interpretation, which is called vamacharic interpretation. What exactly is vamachara? What are the script...

 
 
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4:36 PM
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Q: My dream of graduation

hanugmI always have this thought in my mind. When our main site will get graduated There are many questions, asked by several users, in this site regarding this. Still, due to my consistent thoughts on it, I want to discuss the following questions with other users. Is there any deadline for graduatio...

 
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Q: Did any Rishi tell that Lord Hanuman would compose Brahma Sutra Bhashya?

Mr Green GoldI read somewhere, that in Valmiki Ramayana, a Rishi predicted that Lord Hanuman would compose Brahma Sutra Bhashya in future. Is this true? Where exactly in Ramayana is it mentioned?

 

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