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Has any human ever consumed Amrit?

I want to understand if the effects of Amrit when drunk by a human has ever been mentioned anywhere in the hindu mythology. Has there ever been a human who has consumed it ?
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Is there any shloka against public display of affection for humans in Kaliyuga?

Are there any statements in Hindu scriptures that forbid or discourage public display of affection or public romance other than Narada Muni curse on Nalakubara and Mangriva? If there are specific ...
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What are the characteristics of a human being?

What should be or are the characteristics of a human being? In today's age, are people real humans? I feel that humans are those who have compassion towards others, and love towards others be it ...
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Where from human came first?

I asked a Pundit about how the universe is created and where from human came first. While he was describing as mentioned in Vedas, he said that human are created from different parts of the body of ...
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Do birth marks signify anything?

I understand that it may sound little absurd but I have noticed that some people have birth marks and some have none, some birth marks are pretty prominent ones. My question: Do birth marks tell ...
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Why God (Viraat Purush) created Devatas to enjoy and Humans to suffer?

I always have this question in mind when I read Bhagawad-Gita. In the 11th chapter of Gita when Krishna shows Vishwaroopa, this means everything originated from Him. But why this difference that ...
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What is the Karma and what karma a human should do to be a perfect?

i want to know about the real Karma of human being in this kaliyug. when is someone called a perfect and pure person? my doubt is what should be a main goal of human being? how can i satisfy with my ...
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How difficult or rare is it to get human life?

According to scripture(s), how difficult or rare is it to get human life?
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Why do the gods look like human beings?

The gods generally have a humanoid form: one head, two eyes, two ears, two arms, two legs, etc. Of course some gods have individual variations: Vishnu has four arms, Brahma has four heads, Indra has ...
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How long have humans been on Earth?

What is a good approximation for how long humankind has been on Earth (as homo sapiens), according to Hinduism/Vedic scripture? I have read some texts on how we came to be, but have not encountered ...
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Origin of Humans in Hinduism [duplicate]

Different cultures/religion give a different story on the origin of Humans. Christianity speaks about Adam being the first human. Greek mythology says Zeus created first human in his form. Is there ...
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Examples of human sacrifice in Hindu scripture

Are there any incidents of human sacrifice in Hindu scripture? If there are none, are there any examples where a human being was initially prepared to be sacrificed but later avoided due to some or ...
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Who is the first man or woman born in this yuga or in any other yuga? [duplicate]

Regular process is mother will give birth to new baby. Then who is the first man or woman born in this yuga or in any other yuga? How were those first persons born? Were they born as babies or ...
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What does Hindu scripture say about the need for clothing?

In most societies, clothing is a requirement to cover the private parts. But Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev in Future of Feminine said that Our Body parts are Not Secret it is just that we learnt How to ...
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How many times jeeva gets human birth?

As per Hinduism we get 84 lakh yoni time birth on this earth. So how many times we get birth as human being ? is it true that we get human birth only once out of 84 lakh yoni ? Please let me know If ...
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What ensures a human birth in the next life?

What is the minimum merit that needs to be acquired by a human being to ensure he gets a human birth in his next life ? Any stories/incidents in Puranas etc..that point to this ?
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Selfishness in Bhakthi

Nowadays people evolved more and more. These people when they perform punya karya like dhaana they gain punya,but people who don't have bhakthi on god ,too perform punya karya for gaining punya for ...
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blonde haired and blue eyed people in Bharata varsha in earlier yugas

I am interested in knowing whether people in Bharata varsha in earlier yugas had blonde hair and blue eyes(the combination). Or is that combination foreign to Bharat varsha ? Usually these are ...
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What is a soul? Does it exist in all living things?

What is a soul? Does it exist in all living things? If yes, then what is difference between; Souls of two human beings Souls of a human being and another living thing
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