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Commentaries for Shiva taking linga form from Shiva Maha Purana

Puranas of Sanatha dharma allows different types of interpretations. Some are historical, some are metaphorical, some are symbolical, some are allegorical, some are scientific facts including ...
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Is there any statement from scriptures that has been proved false in all possible interpretations?

Although there are some questions in our site regarding this line, I found no question that is asking directly for such statement. Is there any statement for scriptures that has been disproved by ...
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Is there any modern interpretation for Indra's curse to women and other entities?

Scriptures say that Indra killed Vishwroopa. It causes a Brahmahatya sin to Indra. Some entities then shared the guilt of Indra. The following passage from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam contains detailed list of ...
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Is there scriptural support for Madhwa's “atat tvam asi”?

The book "A History of the Dvaita School of Vedānta and Its Literature", Volume 1 By B. N. Krishnamurti Sharma says in the footnote of page 373 that Madhwa, in his Chandogya Bhashya cites a post-...
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Have Madhwa's methods of scripture-interpretation been criticized by later commentators?

Madhwa's methods have been characterized as "often Sri Madhva's arguments rely on nuances and ingenious usage of grammar, often lending unusual meanings to very familiar and straightforward words."...