Questions tagged [dayananda-saraswati]
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How did Dayanand Saraswati deal with the fact that the Krishna Yajurveda forbids Shudras from performing yajna?
Dayanand Saraswati was a religious leader in the 19th century who believed people of all castes should be allowed to study the Vedas. He created the Arya Samaj for this purpose and in the the centres ...
Is Moksha eternal? (Rig Veda)
Dayananda Saraswati once cited Rig Veda 1.24.2, Samkhya Darshan 1.159, and Mundaka Upanishad 3.2.6 to suggest that Moksha is not eternal. Does that contradict Gita? Comments?
Are interpolated scriptures like Vishudh Manusmriti sacred?
There has been trend of interpolating scriptures since late-19th century to support feminism/women's equality. The largest example I can think of this is Vishudh Manusmriti by Arya Samaj. Can such ...
Which parts of Manusmriti had Arya Samaj interpolated or deleted to support 19th century feminism?
Can you please list the verses or sections that are deleted or interpolated by Arya Samaj?
Which stories to believe?
there are have been stories of people claiming that shiv ji or krishna came to help them, they themselves seeing them in their form. But there is also story of dayanand that god is formless(he saw a ...
Source of Dhyana mantra and Rishi for each Mantra in Sri Rudram
I saw a few pages of the book 'Sri Rudram' by Swami Dayananda Saraswathi. In it, he has mentioned Dhyana, Rishi, and Cchandas for each mantra of Sri Rudram. I believe the Vedic text may not have it. ...
Do the Vedic Samhitas mention the Mahakavyas? [duplicate]
The following are the 4 Mahakavyas, mentioned in the Upanishads, taking about the Advaita Philosophy: Prajñānam Brahma (प्रज्ञानम् ब्रह्म) - "Insight is Brahman," or "Brahman is ...
Where can I download "An introduction to the commentary on Vedas" by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati?
I am looking for a book named "An introduction to the commentary on the Vedas" which is the english translation of "RigVedAdi Bhasya Bhoomika" by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati, ...
English translation of Dayananda Saraswati's commentary on RV X.85.45
Commenting on the wedding hymn, RV X.85, verse 45, and probably trying to establish a Vedic basis for niyoga, Swami Dayananda Saraswati appears to have made some controversial remarks. Is there an ...
Did Ramakrishna ever meet Dayanand Saraswati?
I read somewhere(maybe Ramakrishna Kathamrta) that Ramakrishna had a meeting with Dayanand Saraswati(founder of Arya Samaj). Is it true? If so what topics were discussed between then and what ...
Is there any evidence to support Dayananda Saraswati's unorthodox claim that the medieval Sri Vaishnava scholar Yamunacharya was a Muslim?
Hindu-reformist Dayananda Saraswati claimed that the medieval Sri Vaishnava scholar Yamunacharya was a Greek or Muslim who was originally called "Yavanacharya". From Life of Dayanand Saraswati: ...
What was the opinion of Swami Dayanand Saraswati about the Purva Mimamsa?
What was the opinion of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj, about the Purva Mimamsa?
How did Swami Dayananda Saraswati get the title of 'Maharshi'?
The wiki article and many institutions refer to him as 'Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati'. What is the story behind him getting the title?
How does Dayananda Saraswati explain the Purusha Sukta of the Rigveda?
Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati was believer in pure Vedic Hinduism (as per his notion). Now he wrote Rigveda bhashya on Rigveda. Purusha Sukta is hymn 10.90 of Rigveda. Read it on Wikisource. Now, I ...
How does Arya Samaj intepret Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 2.3.1?
As some of you must be knowing, Arya Samaj is a Hindu organisation that rejects the notion of idol worship and teaches God is only formless. This is due to the controversial verses in the Yajurveda ...
Did Lahiri Mahasaya defeat Swami Dayanand Saraswati in a debate in Kashi?
I heard recently from a friend that the famous yogi named Lahiri Mahasaya had once debated with Swami Dayanand Saraswati in Kashi and successfully defeated the founder of Arya Samaj (An organisation ...
Reconcilling Vedas with existence of Rama, Krishna and related questions [closed]
I've read Satyarth Prakash and my religious notions held for decades were shaken. I need to know answers to the following questions. If Vedas say God is unborn formless, how were Rama and Krishna ...