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This tag is to be used in regard to any questions on adharma, a particular aspect which goes against the dharma prescribed by the scriptures.

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About the appearance of Dharma and Adharma

Well, most of us know Dharma and Adharma, the embodients of good and evil and also the mind-born sons of Brahma. Some people know that Dharma is assumes the form of Lord Shiva's Ox. But, what is his ...
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Will the Veda competence be lost without any Hindu country? As per purana, did Veda prosper outside a Hindu rajya?

All know the scripture was entrusted to people with the onerous task of holding, passing, and ensuring accuracy of body and meaning of scripture. It is a very difficult life to be a vidwan Brahman, ...
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Were Meghnada and Kumbhkarna aware that they were supporting adharma?

In Ramayana, Vibhishana was wise enough to know that Ravana was doing adharma and therefore refused to support him in the war. But did Kumbhkarana and Meghnada know that they are on the side of ...
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Do 'Tamasa' Puranas ask its readers to practice Adharma?

We are aware that practice of adharma leads to sin, paapa and one will have to reap the fruits of paapa in hell, naraka. The Padma Purana says: सात्त्विका मोक्षदाः प्रोक्ताः राजसा सर्वदा अशुभाः । ...
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Which sins are equivalent to or even greater than Brahmhatya?

Brahmhatya is a very grave sin , and is frequently used as a parameter to judge other sins. Which other sins are equivalent to or greater than Brahmhatya ?
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"Peace is reserved for the worthy....if Adharma wants war, Dharma will give it war!" is this quote from the Gita or any other Hindu Scriptures?

"PEACE IS RESERVED ONLY FOR WORTHY. WHEN YOU OFFER PEACE TO EVIL, IT THROWS IT RIGHT BACK. IF ADHARMA WANTS WAR, DHARMA WILL GIVE IT WAR!" I have seen this quote on the internet often ...
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If dharma protects one then how could unrighteous people like Alauddin Khilji win so many times?

If god protects people who follow dharma then how could unrighteous man like Alauddin Khilji win against so many Hindu kings who used to follow dharma, who always had god in their mind,followed ...
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Does dharma only apply in India?

Did Krishna make dharma only in India? If so, why not everywhere? Why wouldn't God help everyone instead of specific countries? Why isn't India doing better since Krishna came?
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What determines the value of a life of a lifeform?

Killing a human is a bigger sin than killing a fish, and killing a fish is a bigger sin than killing a tree. This is because a human has a more valuable life than a fish or a tree. What determines the ...
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According to Hindu scriptures, what do they say about leaving your parents?

I am somewhere in what you may call “dharma sankat” here. I know such questions have been asked before but they do not ask it correctly or are answered partially. Everyone has some negative traits but ...
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What does Hinduism says about earning anything through wrong means but using it for the benefit of others?

Example - A police man takes bribe(not his choice, but due to circumstances) from someone but he uses the money for good things like some charity, donations, feeding poor etc. So is it a papa or punya?...
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Do devas commit sins?

Do the devas ever commit immoral actions? Or are they always morally perfect? If they do sin, then in what manner do they sin?
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What is the difference between Paap and Adharma?

What is the difference between Paap and Adharma ? Are both the same thing ? Or Are they different ?
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