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Q: What is (the definition of)Yoga?

AmethystTo say that Yoga is simply the name given to the practice of certain asanas,for the body’s well being is narrow and incomplete. From what I infer,the word Yoga means union,literally. Then ,Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras define Yoga as Yogas chitra nivritti (Do Correct my above quotation if it’s wrong,...

 
 
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7:54 AM
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Q: Explain the ‘ many Lord Vishnu’s ‘

Amethyst I don’t understand this picture. From what I have heard,this is a depiction of how innumerable Universes are formed and released from His pores,when the central Lord Vishnu exhales,and return back in Him ,when He inhales. So then when Lord Vishnu is described as “Lakshmikant/resting on Anantashe...

 
 
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10:26 AM
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Q: How to type पत्ते with half त् as in त्य

YourPalNuravI know this is not directly related to Hinduism but as this community seems to have a background of typing in in Devnaagari / Hindi / Sanskrit. I have searched a lot. I hope someone will answer... I want to type words like उत्तर or पत्ते with half त् + त but all fonts I have generate half त् as j...

 
 
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11:42 AM
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Q: Should statues be worshipped based on Veda?

another theory"Andhatama pravishanti ye asambhuti mupaste" "They enter darkness, those who worship the natural elements" (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). "They sink deeper in darkness, those who worship sambhuti." [Yajurveda 40:9] Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

 
12:07 PM
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Q: Do viruses, virods and prions have souls?

Aupakarana AbhibhaaI would say yes as the most logical way for the soul to control the body is with the proteins that are able to form prions and RNA that behaves similarly, because they are in all life, spread out, are essential to life and intelligence while having no identifiable mechanical use, etc. Anyway does...

 
 
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1:23 PM
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Q: Can asuras be born as humans like how devas are born as avadhutas

SanthoshDo asuras have the power to manifest as humans like how hanuman is a manifestation of shiva.

 
 
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3:56 PM
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Q: Do any Hindu schools of thought ascribe to the efficacy of prayer wheels?

chhatraPrayer wheels are commonplace in Tibetan Buddhism. According to their lineage texts regarding prayer wheels, spinning such a wheel will have much the same meritorious effect as orally reciting the prayers. Is there any equivalent in any Hindu school of thought?

 
4:47 PM
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Q: Ideal motive behind action?

AmethystHere is what Gita says about the requirement for Samnyasa. Abandonment of all desire-prompted actions is Samnyasa (renunciation) according to the wise. Men of discernment speak of the abandonment of the fruits of all actions as Tyaga (relinquishment). Gita 18.2 So does this mean that action is ...

 

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