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Why Maa Lakshmi says that neither Lord Brahma nor Lord Vishnu only Lord Shiva commands her to move from one place to another.?

According to Mahabharata.: “śrīruvāca na mā̃ virōcanō vēda nāyaṁ vairōcanō baliḥ. āhurmā̃ duḥsahētyēvaṁ vidhitsēti ca mā̃ viduḥ.|7 bhūtirlakṣmīti māmāhuḥ śrīrityēvaṁ ca vāsava. tvaṁ mā̃ śakra na ...
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Are there mention of Samavatsaras in Mahabharata?

Does Mahabharata mention the name of any Samvatsaras This link which describes Mahabharata timeline mentions Samvatsaras but does not give the chapter and verse number, so I couldn't verify it. Please ...
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What is the most probable date for Mahabharatha War? [duplicate]

Mahabharatha War is an event of tremendous religious and traditional significance to all Hindus and an important historical event in Indian and World history. To this day, the date of the event ...
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Are there mention of Zodiac signs in Mahabharata?

Are there mention of Zodiac signs in Mahabharata? If yes please cite the verses.
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How Yudhishthira was able to answer all the Yaksha Prashna?

In Mahabharata, there is an incident when Yudhishthira had to answer all the questions asked by a Yaksha, in order to drink water? So, I was just wondering how did Yudhishthira knew all the answers? ...
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How can Yuddhistirha be son of Yamraj ji if Yamraj Ji himself incarnated as Vidura [duplicate]

I have recently learned that Vidura Ji is the incarnation of Yamraj ji because of the curse given by Rishi Mandavya. But it is known that Pandu and Kunti ask Yamraj ji for a son (Yuddhistira).So I am ...
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Which texts mention that satyabhama was incarnation of bhumi Devi?

As per Wikipedia article on Satyabhama: Satyabhama is the third consort of the God Krishna, the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu. Satyabhama is believed to be an avatar of Bhumī Devī, the Goddess of ...
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Is it common in the previous yugas for a women to have multiple husbands? Like Draupadi had [duplicate]

Draupadi had five husbands but no where in the Mahabharatam its described as out of the ordinary, as of my knowledge, or its described as a sin. Is it common in those eras to have multiple husbands ...
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Was there anyone else besides Arjuna in Mahabharata who was known as Parthas? [duplicate]

In Mahabharata, at many places the word Parthas is used. It means there were many Parthas in addition to Arjuna. Is there any clear reference of a person who was known as Partha.