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Which recension of Mahābhārata did K M Ganguli use for his translation?

A lot of answers and questions on this site use the translation of Mahābhārata that's freely available at sacred-texts.com. This translation was done by Kisari Mohan Ganguli (a.k.a K M Ganguli) over ...
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Who was the author of the Manusmriti?

Who was the author of the Manusmriti? Now many of you might say "Manu", but it's actually not quite clear from the text itself. First of all, the word "Manusmriti" means "recollection of Manu", ...
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Has any orthodox Vaidika claimed through supernatural knowledge that a particular verse or scripture is inauthentic or fabricated?

Has any orthodox Vaidika claimed through supernatural knowledge (siddhis) that a particular verse or scripture is inauthentic or fabricated? For example, neo-Vedantins claim that Mahavatara Babaji ...