Questions tagged [purusha-sukta]

Purusha sukta (puruṣasūkta) is hymn X.90 of Rigveda. This is dedicated to Purusha (puruṣa), the Cosmic Being.

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Does the word Purusha occur in the Rig Veda other than Purusha Suktam?

Purusha Suktam of Rig Veda contains the word "Purusha". However, I would like to know if the word Purusha can be found in any other Sukta other than this Purusha Sukta in the Rig Veda.
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Why is 6th Chapter of 2nd Canto of the ISKCON Bhagavatam named “Purushasukta confirmed”?

Why is 6th Chapter of 2nd Canto of ISKCON's Bhagavatam named Puruṣa-sūkta Confirmed? What is correlation between Purusha sukta and this chapter? https://vedabase.io/en/library/sb/2/6/
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Does ISKCON advocate birth-based caste-system or guṇa-based? And on what basis?

What type of caste-system (varṇāśrama) does ISKCON advocate? Birth-based or guṇa-based? And on what basis? If they believe one's varṇa is based on their guṇa: Do they reject smṛtis such as Manu ...
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Are scriptures like Manu-smriti Veda-viruddha?

Purusha Sukta says that Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and Sudras came from parts of Purusha's body (mouth, arms, thighs, feet). Does it go against the Vedas to prescribe different punishments for ...