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Reason behind crossed eyes of Gnana Saraswati Devi

In Sanatan Dharma, the forms and shapes of any goddess are not random. Great rishis experience the form and shape of Goddesses along with the knowledge of details of those particular forms and shapes. ...
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Does the order of these four names govern the steps in attaining moksha?

Consider the following four names from Lalitha Sahastranaama Loka theetha She who is beyond the world Guna theetha She who is beyond properties Sarvatheetha She who is beyond everything Samathmika ...
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How to interpret 'conflict with the Lord’s mighty devotees' thought of Satyabhama's father?

Most of us are aware of the Syamantaka jewel incident that leads to the marriage between Satyabhama and Krishna. The total story is presented in Baghavatham in detail. I wanted an in-depth ...
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Esoteric meaning of bhagwan and bhakta

In general, by calling "bhagwan", we refer God only and by "bhakta", we refer Devotees only. Is there any esoteric meaning to these terms which goes beyond general understanding? ...
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What are the scriptural meanings or definitions of the following qualities mentioned in devi stotram?

The following qualities are mentioned in devi stotra. Buddhi, Nidra, Kshudha, Chhaya, Shakti, Trishna, kshanti, Jaati, Lajja, Shanti, Shraddha, Kaanti, Lakshmi, Vritti, Smriti, Daya, Pushti, Maatru, ...
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What is the inner meaning of the phrase dark wombs (kṛṣṇayonīḥ) in the Rig Vedic mantra II.20.7?

Rig Veda II.20.7 says स वृ॑त्र॒हेन्द्र॑: कृ॒ष्णयो॑नीः पुरंद॒रो दासी॑रैरय॒द्वि । अज॑नय॒न्मन॑वे॒ क्षाम॒पश्च॑ स॒त्रा शंसं॒ यज॑मानस्य तूतोत् ॥७॥ sa vṛtrahendraḥ kṛṣṇayonīḥ purandaro dāsīrairayad vi | ...
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Does any scripture provide any inner meaning of worshipping Devi Durga to appease Rahu?

In Hindu astrology Rahu represents materialism, mischief, fear, insatisfaction, obsession and confusion/illusion. Rahu is also associated with politicians and occult sciences. There are many questions ...