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3:28 AM
Q: Where can I read Hanuman charitam in English?

Narayani PurushottamaWhere can I read Hanuman charitam in English? Is there any online pdf?

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4:42 AM
Q: Are Vaishnavas & Smartas completely uninformed about third eye awakening?

R. KaushikSupernatural powers are mainly found in Shaiv & Shaakt scriptures and I don't think a single Vaishnav guru or Shankaracharya has third eye powers. Is third eye completely missing from Vaishnav & Smaart scriptures - making them completely uninformed? If not please give scriptural reference.

5:07 AM
Q: Why jivan mukthas won't do dharma with mental effort only?

hanugmThis question should be answered based on Advaitha only. There are many jivan mukthas across scriptures who carried out their profession: Rama, Krishna, Vasishta, Vyasa, Suka, Vishwamitra, Lila, Prahladha, cudala and many others. It is true that a person who is Jivan muktha is parabrahman herself...

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1:47 PM
Q: If everyone in the world suffers because of his/her past karma, then why should someone raise hands against injustice?

BooleanAccording to the theory of karma, all our suffering and happiness is because of our past karma. If that is so, then why should someone, according to Bhagwan Krishna, raise hands against injustice and adharma?

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4:22 PM
UPDATE: Old Unsourced answers also also subject to deletion now.
A: Let's delete all old answers from early days of the site that lack any references at all

Tezz status-planned Please refer to Official policy for deleting answers that don't cite sources and to Why aren't unsourced answers getting deleted even though the policy says that they should be? for an update I don't think all the unsourced answer should be deleted at this time. However if a que...

A: Official policy for deleting answers that don't cite sources

Pandya Update-1: Extended Time length and Exclusion Criterion Update-2: Old unsourced answers are also subject to deletion now Yes, regarding new unsourced answers, the time span of a week for normal/regular users and a fortnight for new users is fine. I suggest to add "citation needed" post-notice b...

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5:30 PM
Q: Does Karana Sahareera belongs to Sookshma Shareera or Karana Shareera?

Mr Green GoldI thought that Anandamaya Kosha belongs to Karana Shareera, infact I thought Anandamaya Shareera itself is Karana Shareera because it is said in Tattva Bodha, which is traditionally considered a work of Adi Shankaracharya. But I recently saw this video where a Guruji belonging to Advaita tradit...

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6:44 PM
Q: According to our manuscripts, what traits should a devotee have inorder to meet the divine

SanthoshHow a real devotee should be. What are the traits that are needed for a devotee to make his worshipping deity appear before him?

7:34 PM
Q: Is there a temple in India where devotees get rid of the "evil" in their selves by uttering abusive words before a deity?

chhatraI came across the following bit on this Christian Evangelist website []: there is a temple in India where they have a festival every year. Devotees go there during this festival that goes for a week and utter curses and abuses to the god in that temple. These are the worst words (@#$&*^#%) you ca...

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10:52 PM
Q: What does the following slokha says about human soul and parabrahman?

hanugmConsider the following verse from Srimad-Bhagavatam bhidyate hṛdaya-granthiś chidyante sarva-saṁśayāḥ kṣīyante cāsya karmāṇi dṛṣṭa evātmanīśvare Thus the knot in the heart is pierced, and all misgivings are cut to pieces. The chain of fruitive actions is terminated when one sees the self as mas...


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