Questions tagged [darshan]

Darshan (Sanskrit: दर्शन) meaning "visions of the divine".

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The Vow- Please advice [closed]

My dad got a stroke in 2016 due to which his body’s left side got paralysed.It's been 3.5 years and thankfully he has recovered 60% since then and can walk and do his daily tasks himself without ...
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Are there 2 pindi's in vaishno devi for darshan?

I noticed that there are 2 queues for darshan at bhavan, but after entering the cave in one queue I did not see the other queue anywhere till exit. But my friends who were in the other queue also had ...
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Is Shanti Parva an interpolation in the Mahabharata?

In the translation of Mahabharata by K. M. Ganguli, we see a paragraph note in the page which states: The Santi Parva is a huge interpolation in the Mahabharata, in the genre known as 'wisdom ...
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Dualism & Non-dualism [duplicate]

What's the philosophical difference between various schools of Vedanta philosophy? According to dualism (Dvaita), Jivatma and Parmatma are two different things; non-dualism (Advaita)- Jivatma and ...
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What is the meaning of Maarga Dharshan?

What is the meaning of Maarga Dharshan? In what context is it used and who is the one eligible to provide this Dharshan?
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What is the relation between Attraction(राग) and Repulsion(द्वेष)?

According to Verse 34 of chapter 3 in Srimadbhagwadgita Attraction and repulsion are rooted in all sense-objects. man should never allow himself to be swayed by them, because they are the two ...
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What is the story of Vishnu appearing to sage Markandeya in Thiruvidanthai?

The Alwars (also spelled Azhwars) are a group of 12 ancient Vaishnava saints who lived in Tamil Nadu and are famous for their poetry in praise of Vishnu. The Alwars are crucially important figures in ...
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What is result of God's Darshan?

Most of the people goes to temple or Ashram to take a darshan of a god or a spiritual enlightened person(guru) respectively. I know Darshan is different from "To See" or "To meet" from the answer of ...
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Why do people close their eyes in temple during darshan?

In Hinduism, People visits temples for God's darshan. One of the meaning of darshan is to see using your eyes. So in this case Why people close their eyes when they actually visit temple for their God'...
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What is the significance of weapons? Why do gods carry multiple weapons?

Every Hindu God carries multiple weapons like Trishul, Chakra, Gada, Pharsha, Danda, Sword or Bow. The same god in different Murthis (statue) carries different weapons. If one weapon is powerful ...