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Q: What is the meaning of Saraswati?

TezzDevi Saraswati is the Goddess of Knowledge learning and Creativity. But what is the etymological meaning of the name Saraswati. How does Nirukta explain the name Saraswati. I guess it's related to 'सार' which means Essence and 'स्व' which means Self and thus related to Essence of Self. But am I ...

 
 
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4:14 AM
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Q: Mahabharata and its pre-divisions

Arkaprabha MajumdarI know that the present Mahabharata is of 1,00,000 verses. Is there any site where I can read the 2 previous forms of the Mahabharata - the Jaya (8,000 verses) and Bharata (24,000 verses)?

 
4:44 AM
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Q: Is there any temple where deity's are Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara?

Kailash Chandra PolaiIs there any temple where deity's are Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara all the three supreme gods are worshipped at once?

 
5:16 AM
@Hinduismbot I see , I upvote and answer.
 
@Hinduismbot My prodding worked again. We have a new question
@BhargavRao and answer?
The Mithrananthapuram Trimurti Temple is a temple complex in Kerala, India. Mithrananthapuram Thrimoorthy Temple is a temple in Kerala where devotees can worship all the Trimurtis (Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva). Temple is located on the western side of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram. == Deities == Lord Siva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma as primary deities of the complex. Lord Brahma is in a sitting posture and Lord Vishnu is in a standing posture. All deities are facing east. Lord Ganesh, Nagaraja as sub deities. == History == No authentic records are there to know the...
 
I answered already, I did not know about that temple, you can add that one as well. :)
 
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Q: What is the significance of the concept of Triple Goddess in Hinduism?

Dr. Vineet AggarwalAll Devi worshippers are aware of the three main forms of the goddess - Ma Kali, Ma Lakshmi & Ma Saraswati. They can be considered as triple goddesses that correspond to the male Holy Trinity. A similar concept of Triple Goddesses exists in neopaganism however it represents the different aspe...

 
@BhargavRao I saw it. The complete quote is "When see a , I upvote it and answer". you can add it in the answer.
 
Haha, yeah, I can edit the quote. :p
 
5:32 AM
@BhargavRao Grt.answer , awarding the badge "Official Temple expert" of Hinduism Stack exchange to you 🎖. Will give one little answer soon.🙂👍👍
 
lol, that is Keshav, not me. :D
thanks :)
 
@BhargavRao lol
 
that is epic :D
 
@BhargavRao also found one ,will give answer , finding good pic. wait 🖐
 
I have three temples which qualify for that answer. I will not answer though.
one is covered in @Bhargav's answer and one is in the chat.
 
5:37 AM
@NogShine GM , share info wirh borh of us ,we will add that in our answers.:D
 
20 mins ago, by Nog Shine
The Mithrananthapuram Trimurti Temple is a temple complex in Kerala, India. Mithrananthapuram Thrimoorthy Temple is a temple in Kerala where devotees can worship all the Trimurtis (Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva). Temple is located on the western side of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram. == Deities == Lord Siva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma as primary deities of the complex. Lord Brahma is in a sitting posture and Lord Vishnu is in a standing posture. All deities are facing east. Lord Ganesh, Nagaraja as sub deities. == History == No authentic records are there to know the...
 
I knew about those two because I once saw a 3hr documentary on Prambanan and I had read a nice news report about Thripaya being the only trimurti temple in India.
 
5:55 AM
@BhargavRao see my answer , i don't know abt. the temple personally as I live in MH ,but found one while searching.😀
 
> Lord Purushottama is seen lying on Adisesha, facing east. Facing south is the deity of Shiva as a mendicant or Bhikshadanar. There is a separate shrine for Varadaraja Perumal, Mahalakshmi, Venogopala Krishna, Sri Rama with Sita and Lakshmana, Goddess Saraswathi, Sri Ramanujacharya, Sri Kulashekara Alwar, Manavalan Mamunkal, Anjaneya, Garuda and Thirumangai Alwar.
There's no mention of Brahma?!
 
hmm but couple of sites including wiki is saying so..🤔
 
@SwiftPushkar The site you linked with read here is not. So, change and link it with wikipedia only
 
that is just for legend ,but wiki is main source.
 
that story is present in Wikipedia also
 
6:05 AM
😮then i will do that .. after some time...
 
Sure!
 
@SwiftPushkar nice one, editing it.
 
Eh, I don't want the credit @BhargavRao
 
@BhargavRao Yes go ahead 👍👍 ok
 
I would answer directly if I want. Thanks any ways.
 
6:08 AM
@SwiftPushkar bah, I was correcting my edit, you accepted it. :p
@NogShine nah, it's always fit to give the credit. :)
Cya, time for dinner. \o
 
@BhargavRao 😀😀😀 lol , it's ok
 
@SwiftPushkar now it went as a second edit hinduism.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/18739. The summary is wrong there :p
 
Happy Vasanta Panchami to everyone!
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Saraswati pooja day!
 
6:13 AM
@NogShine Yes Happy Vasanta Panchami to you also deleted the link. @BhargavRao community rejected your edit , don't know how.
 
Yah, Good. I wanted it to be rejected.
 
@NogShine Very fine image 👍👍🙏
 
@NogShine thanks and same to you!
okay, now I'll go for dinner. Bye \o
 
@BhargavRao haha 😁 but why
@BhargavRao yeah enjoy dinner
 
6:37 AM
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Q: Is there any significance of flying Eagle touching head?

iammilindToday an eagle touched my head while I was in my open terrace. For last few days it was flying very near to me. In various chapters of Mahabharata, there are instances of signs provided by animals. Incidentally in internet, I also saw various discussions of Eagle touching heads. Usually we may t...

 
7:20 AM
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@BhargavRao Nog Shine or Sarvabhouma? Who mentioned? Who should get the credit? : P
 
 
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8:53 AM
@NogShine NogShine ofcourse, easier to spell. :p
@SwiftPushkar it was not a good edit w/o the ones which you had already approved.
 
9:13 AM
Also damn, I forgot about TEH most famous of them all. The one in Elephanta caves. Time for me to sleep, but I'll add that tomorrow.
 
 
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12:20 PM
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Q: When and How to Wear Rudraksha?

MongrelI have bought Rudraksha for myself and need some basic information for wearing it. I have heard that it's suggested to ware rudraksha on full moon day or Maha Shivaratri Day, if this is correct then the upcoming Maha Shivaratri day is on Tuesday, 13 February. will this be good day for wearing i...

 
1:10 PM
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Q: Why no temple dedicated to Shivaji?

Sikh and ye shall findMy Marathi friends are very passionate about Chhatrapati Shivaji as he's considered to be an avatara of Shiva. There're many people who claim to be Shivaji's devotees, but still there's not even one temple dedicated to Shivaji in Maharashtra, let alone all of india. Why is this the case ? Cons...

 
1:56 PM
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Q: Does anyone have the link to Lakulisa Pasupatha Sutras

Vishwanath NI am looking for the Lakulisa Pasupatha Sutras. Does anyone have the link to it? I am looking for Sanskrit version along with its English translation available anywhere. Thanks in advance.

 
 
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3:17 PM
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Q: Is it mandatory to follow one Marga?

Just_Do_ItBhavad Gita says: Bg 12.9 — My dear Arjuna, O winner of wealth, if you cannot fix your mind upon Me without deviation, then follow the regulative principles of bhakti-yoga. In this way develop a desire to attain Me. Bg 12.10 — If you cannot practice the regulations of bhakti-yoga, then just try...

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Q: Why deities are called asuras in rig-veda why it became a symbol of demons in post-rigvedic period?

Fierce lordWhy deities are called asuras in rig-veda why it became a symbol of demons in post-rigvedic period? 7 He, strong of wing, hath lightened up the regions, deep-quivering Asura, the gentle Leader. Where now is Sūrya, where is one to tell us to what celestial sphere his ray hath wander...

 
 
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5:01 PM
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Q: Real or virtual banayan tree?

Just_Do_ItBhagvad Gita says: Bg 15.1 — The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: It is said that there is an imperishable banyan tree that has its roots upward and its branches down and whose leaves are the Vedic hymns. One who knows this tree is the knower of the Vedas. My question: Is this a...

 
5:32 PM
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Q: Why are graves called samadhi?

XlamWikipedia describes samadhi as Samadhi (Sanskrit: समाधि, Hindi pronunciation: [səˈmaːd̪ʱi]), also called samāpatti, in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and yogic schools refers to a state of meditative consciousness. It is a meditativeabsorption or trance, attained by the practice of dhyā...

 
6:25 PM
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Q: Is the proto-indo-european hypothesis consistent with the apaurusheyatva of vedas?

S KThere is overwhelming evidence that sankrit, greek, latin etc. are cognate languages and that they are all descended from a common ancestral language called proto-indo-european or PIE. It is quite possible that PIE originated in India (something western linguists reject). Hardly any scholar (ev...

 
7:00 PM
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Q: Development of Man's form along with God's Avatar

NarasimhamAre time varying successive forms that developed with evolution for God in Hindu view the same for the perceiving Man as well.. as a superior contemporary entity? I mean if God is in Fish form then Man the perceiver cannot be in human form, right?

 
 
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8:39 PM
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Q: Is it fine to consume Sattvic food prepared more than 3 hours ago?

Just_Do_ItBhagavad Gita says: Bg 17.10 — Food prepared more than three hours before being eaten, food that is tasteless, decomposed and putrid, and food consisting of remnants and untouchable things is dear to those in the mode of darkness. My question: Is it fine to consume Sattvic food prepar...

 

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