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How Does A Western/American/European Person Who Is Christian Or Atheist Experience Post Death Events & Other Lok

I have asked some really dumb questions on here but this might be my dumbest one yet hahaha:D Ok. So. Gonna ask it anyway. Do our Hindu texts say what a Christian or atheist western person from Europe ...
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Why do the Buddhists in India claim that Diwali is a buddhist festival?

I am not sure whether it is a question to be asked on this forum but I have come across a lot of Navayani Buddhist online who claim that Diwali was a festival started by Mauryan Emperor Ashoka as ...
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Krishn-Kaliya Story ReTold

Is Hercules & Hydra Just ReTold Krishn-Kaliya Story ? Came across some Indian writers who posited the theory that the story of Hercules & Hydra is a myth stolen from Hinduism and adapted to ...
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How do you debate an atheist as a practising hindu?

In today's world it is inevitable that you would run into atheist of any kind(neo-atheist, celebrity atheist etc.) and they are always trying to bring you down for being a believer. How do you counter ...
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Places of worship in other worlds

Are there any places of worship for Lord'Krishna /Rama / Siva in any other planet other than Planet Earth ?
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What is Arya Samaj's idea of Muslims and Islam?

I understand that Swami Dayanand Saraswati is the founder of Arya Samaj and the father of Hindu Nationalism. What was the status of Muslims and Islam in the eyes of Arya Samaj and/or Hindu Nationalism?...
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Why Hindu is not connected to other hindu but Every Hindu is connected with Lord Kirshna?

People claim that only Hindu stand against the Hindu and the hindus are always connected to Lord Krishna but not with each other. They are never together but they all are one united with God Krishna ...
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Hmny asya vamasya rig veda 1.164.9

Please translate sayana comment on rig veda 1.164.9 quickly, okay? Tolong cepat ya soalnya butuh banget
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Growing animals and killing for food is not a sin?

I have heard a lot about the killing of animals as a sin. Some say it's a food cycle that can be justified. But why one should grow to kill that in unconditional ways? A normal chicken growth takes ...
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Is it ok for me (Not Hindu) to wear a turban/head wrap to represent the Hindu character I am playing in a play?

I have done a bit on research into this, and I plan to do more, but I am looking for a more personal answer from people who are Hindu. If you can help, please do, as I need it. I am attempting to ...
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What is Gotra of a person after converting to Hinduism?

When someone converts to hinduism, how is his Gotra determined? (asking for a friend) This is important in matters of marriage or puja (Pujaris always ask for your gotra) or Shraadh kriya. Is there a ...
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Is Brahman the source of ALL scripture? [closed]

One poster cites Sankaracharya as "Brahman is the source, i.e. the cause of the great body of Scripture, consisting of the Ṛg-veda and other branches" Is Brahman the source of all scripture, ...
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