Sama Veda for instance mostly has hymns to Indra, Agni, and Varuna, and yet we use these very hymns nowadays to worship Ganesha, Skanda, Shiva, and others. Where is the scriptural basis for doing so?

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    – Vivikta
    Jun 13, 2021 at 5:15
  • Please edit your question. As it is now, asking for 'Why' is asking for opinions. Jun 13, 2021 at 10:21
  • Now what's next? : "Why is Shiva called MahAdeva?" - this should also be closed as "Opinion - Based", because it's using the word 'why' &. 'why' is an opinion incitement!!
    – Vivikta
    Jun 13, 2021 at 16:13
  • @SwamiVishwananda may I know for every word "why" means its opinion based? Jun 14, 2021 at 1:54
  • I'm confused :) How should I have asked this question?
    – Sanatani
    Jun 17, 2021 at 4:37


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