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What is difference between Kshetrajna, and Atman.?

This doubt is from a shloka of Mahabharata. Is Kshetrajna same as Linga Sharira.?
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Who is the god head of knowledge in Hinduism?

Hindu deities of knowledge and intelligence include Saraswati, Brahma , Hayagriva , Ganesha , Kartikeya , Matangi and Neela Saraswati(mahavidya Tara). So who among these is the most superior and has ...
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Does the Brahman of Advaita Vedanta know every knowledge?

The Advaitha vedanta says that Brahman is the omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent being beyond any proper description that can be elaborated uses our 5 senses. Being the sat-chit-ananda can we ...
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Do the Vedas contain all knowledge?

I do know of the verse within Manusmṛti (2.7) which says that the Vedas embodies all knowledge but I was wondering if any other texts (like the four Vedas themselves or the Puranas etc.) also assert ...
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How does Hinduism refute the idea that knowledge is impossible?

How does Hinduism refute epistemological skepticism? I am really inclined to know more about Hinduism, Brahman, etc. which interest me a lot however even if one feels or realizes what the Brahman is, ...
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What was the origin of mlecchas according to Hindu scriptures

Hinduism scriptures describe to origin of people of India as they were born out of rishis but how do they describe about the origin o people of other countries which are called as mlecchas and ...
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Does any Hindu scripture tell us to never consider our enemy (or for that matter any other person) as weak or foolish?

It is common wisdom that one should never underestimate his enemy under any circumstance. I want to know if there is any such thing written in scriptures like - We should never view others as foolish ...
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Who has the knowledge of Brahma-Gyaan?

Is it true that the complete knowledge of Brahma-Gyaan is known only by tridev and tridevis ?
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Does a person get instant Brahma-Gyaan on seeing the Vishwa-Roop of Krishna?

Is it true that a person gets instant Gyaan on seeing Vishwa-Roop of Krishna? (The same Vishwa-Roop that he showed to Arjun.)
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What is the logic behind claiming the world is an appearance in brahman/atman/Self in advaita vedanta?

Advaita Vedanta claims that we are consciousness and this world is an appearance in consciousness. I understand that we are consciousness but I don't understand how this world is an appearance in ...
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What was the point of studying Vedas for Ravana?

I mean if Ravana had to be bad even after studying the Vedas what was the point of it? What did he learn from it?
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In what form do lord Brahma,Vishnu and lord Shiva exist? What is the only source of their infinite power!? What is their life like & what do they eat?

So, only lord Brahma lord Vishnu and lord Shiva corresponds to this entire existence and what are they and what are we!? How they were created and what energy they surpass through!? Is there any ...
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What or Who is a Brahman?

From the link https://vedicheritage.gov.in/brahmanas/ I seems to understand that the term Brahmana relates to knowledgeable information aka the vedas that described certain ways,processes,of ...
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Knowledge of universe according to various vedic texts

I wanted to know about various things and vedic books give knowledge of cosmos and universe I have done research and found out some materials like 1.Richard thomson Mysterious of the sacred Universe:...
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What is Panchamahayajna? Why is it important to follow the sacrifices/rituals in day to day life?

What are the five Yajnas which every person should follow in daily life? Why were Yajnas or sacrifices performed? How the yajnas were performed? What is the purpose of Yajna?
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Is there any form or aspect of Lord Shiva as Lord of speech or knowledge except Lord dakshinamurthy?

Is there any aspect or form of Lord Shiva which is related to knowledge and speech apart from Lord Dakshinamurthy ?
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How did Shukracharya get Sanjeevani Vidya?

There are many instances where Shukracharya made use of his Sanjeevani Vidya to revive the dead Asuras. My question is how did he get this knowledge and who gave it to him?
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A person capable of knowing anything and everything

In sanathan dharma, Sarvajna stands for a person who realizes that everything is Brahman. So, Sarvajna is not the person I'm asking for. I know that saguna brahman satisfies the property mentioned in ...
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