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How can we explain love and hatred in spiritual parlance, particularly with reference to Advait Darshan?

For a seeker to appreciate and comprehend certain character traits are of utmost importance. Shall feel blessed if some blessed one could explain the philosophy of love and hatred in spiritual ...
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Mantra to attract a specific woman

Basically I need a love mantra directed at a single person. Does one exist? I tried looking for one but could never confirm if it was actually a love mantra.
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How did Prahlada survive demoniac tortures?

The demons [Rākṣasas], the servants of Hiraṇyakaśipu, thus began striking the tender parts of Prahlāda Mahārāja’s body with their tridents. The demons all had fearful faces, sharp teeth and ...
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Romantic love in Hinduism?

Are there any scriptures that discuss romantic love? If yes what do these scriptures have to say about romantic love? Do any of these scriptures, infer that romatic love is a form of true love or not? ...
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Definition of love in Hinduism [closed]

What is described about love in Hinduism? Love between a man and a woman?
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Why everyone give importance to one's own duties?

I heard that in Mahabharata ,not only Mahabharata in Ramayana too why do they sacrifice everything for their duties ?and why there is no importance to one's love?why everyone want to kill their ...
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example of bhakt relation/love to God/Goddess,where God/Goddess is the feminine beloved/premika

1) humans(not avatara) like Meera, Andal etc viewed God as husband/male beloved(premi) and worshipped/loved Him as such. 2) as per this link https://www.speakingtree.in/blog/krishna-is-husband-of-...
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which traditions call god by derogatory terms to express love?

siva is called "pittan" or madman as a term of endearment in tamil. there is a famous double-meaning sentence to tie lemons and snakes together "pittan mudiyerum" = ascends to the head of a madman - ...
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Does God love us?

This seems like a rather rhetorical question to ask. But this question has been in my mind since I saw a video of Yogi and Mystic Jaggi Vasudev. Guru Jaggi Vasudev is sometimes really confusing for me ...
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What are the signs of Divine love as enunciated by different Rishis in Narada Bhakti Sutras?

What are the signs of Bhakti as enunciated by different Rishis in Narada Bhakti Sutras? Narada Muni mentions Rishi Parashara, Rishi Garga and Rishi Shandilya in this text. What are the viewpoints of ...
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What are the different types of Divine love mentioned in the Narada Bhakti Sutras?

Narada Bhakti Sutras or aphorisms of love was a text written by Narada Muni. In this, he talks about the various attributes of Bhakti or Divine love. What are the different types of Bhakti as ...
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Does attachment and love coexist?

Plenty of slokas in Geetha says that attachment is a bad thing and one should leave it. My doubt is "Can both love and attachment coexist?" Let us consider Yashoda as well as gopi's, I ...
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What are love and marriage according to Hinduism?

What is love according to Hinduism? What is marriage according to Hinduism? What do scriptures say about them?
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