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The study of Indian history, literature, philosophy, and culture.

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Is there a BORI critical edition of Rigveda available online?

BORI critical edition of Mahabharata is available online on This article on says that BORI has ancient manuscripts of Rigveda. Is there a BORI critical ...
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Why did BORI excise the Vyāsa-Gaṇeśa conversation from its critical edition of the Mahābhārata?

The following extract is from the introduction to The Mahabharata: Volume 1 by Bibek Debroy. There are many different versions or recensions of the Mahabharata. However, between 1919 and 1966, ...
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Where are the original/last known manuscripts of Hindu texts?

Where can one find the original manuscripts of the Hindu texts like the Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata, Ramayana etc. ? I mean the ones used for the first English translations in the late 1800s by the ...
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Jaya evolution to Bharat and then to Mahabharat [duplicate]

Indologist Koenraad Elst mentions that first there was Jaya (original Mahabharat) written by Vyasa, then it expanded into Mahabharat. Here's the video where he says so
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