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Can yagya solve problem in areas of world having low or no rainfall?

Bhagvad gita 3.14: All living bodies subsist on food grains, which are produced from rain. Rains are produced by performance of yajna [sacrifice], and yajna is born of prescribed duties. What I want ...
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An English Version of Shiplashastra on Art and making practical things

Is there a shilpashastra online with English translation which deals with sketching devtas and doing artwork as well as making practical things like clothes and tools. I am also wondering if men can ...
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Good and clear photos of original Sanskrit Manuscript of Mahabharata in full

Are there any good photos ie easy to read and good lighting of the whole Mahabharata and Ramayana including the accused "interpolated" options? Please include a Manuscript with headers for ...
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What all good audio versions of Shiv Tandav Stotram are available online?

The version sung by Shankar Mahadevan is currently the most popular one online. I remember hearing an old version previously but couldn't find it due to the search algorithm pushing newer versions. ...
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Best Channel for Mantra

I am looking for a respectable source for correct pronunciation of chants to the devatas, as many have said online that you must be careful with YouTube videos mispronouncing Mantras. Does anyone have ...
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Resource for Uma Samhita Tantram

I am looking for the Uma Samhita Tantram. It can be in Sanskrit, Hindi, English, or Telugu.
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What is Madhvācārya's translation and commentary to ŚB 12.13.16?

I wanted to know about Śrī Madhvācārya's interpretation of ŚB 12.13.16, but I cannot find a PDF of it.
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English translation of 'Sanskriti Ke Char Adhyay' by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

As the title suggests, I am looking for an English translation of 'Sanskriti Ke Char Adhyay' by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. I would be grateful if anyone could provide.
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Pronounciation of Sanskrit words [closed]

Sanskrit is a very pure language and care must be taken when pronouncing its words in a Sloka or a Mantra. Are there any websites or resources that help in learning the "correct" ...
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Is there any pdf of Siva Dharma and Śiva Dharmottara puran available?

Is there any pdf file of both Shiva Dharma Puran and Shiva Dharmottara Puran available ?
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Difference between Rudraprashna, Satarudriya, Rudrashtadhyayi, and Rudra Suktam

Can anyone tell me whether the following four mantras are the same or different? What are the benefits of chanting each and when are they to be chanted? Satarudriya Rudraprashna / Sri Rudram / ...
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Looking for a biography of Totapuri Maharaj by Monika Mitra

I came across a lady namely, Monika Mitra who had the good fortune of being in close contact of Totapuri Maharaj who was a wandering saint. She has written the only account of the saint with the title,...
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Is there a PDF of Vedanta Desika's Divya Charitram?

Is there a PDF of Sri Vedanta Desika's Divya Charitram? (of Dhvitheeya Brahmathanthra Swamy)
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What are great books on breath Yoga?

In Bhagavad Gita,I read that one should learn to have a balanced breath. I want to know What are some sutras or literature on breath Yoga?
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Online English version of the Karveer Mahatmyam

Namaste. Can anyone tell me where can I read the English version of the Karveer Mahatmyam, please? I can only find a few sources, but they are only in the Marathi language. Grateful if anyone could ...
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Is there any freely-available open data project of the Rig Veda with the rhythmic meters in it?

I am wondering if the vedic meter for the Rig Veda (or other texts) has been encoded into any freely available texts online, such that I can use it in software. That is, the metric structure of each ...
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English translation of Ganesh purana

I'm looking to read Ganesh Puran. what is the best-unabridged copy I can get? if I could get a link or author name. it would be much appreciated.
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Where can I read Tantric texts in English

Where can I read Tantric texts? Is there any online pdf? I want the mantra in English and its meaning. Are there any commentaries by a Proper Guru?
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Details of Bhawani Mishra who build temple where goddesses speak

There is a temple of Goddess Tripura Sundari in Bihar where many people experienced goddesses talking at night times. I am quoting from this article the deities present inside the temple speak like ...
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What are the important texts of Shrouta Shaivism?

Srouta Shaiv Siddhant or Shrouta Shaivism is an Shaiva tradition. One important scripture i am aware is Srikantha's Bhashya on Brahmasutra (?) What are the important scriptures of Shrouta Shaivism ...
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Summarized Srimada Bhagavad Geeta verses

I belong to a Hindu family where my family members read Srimada Bhagvad Geeta. I tried to read it but it has long pages with 'shlokas' and all. Whenever I start to read I'm never able to carry on much....
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From where can I get english translation of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadever Jivanvrttanta by Ram Chandra Datta?

Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadever Jivanvrttanta, written by Ram Chandra Datta is regarded as the first biography of Ramakrishna. It goes into great detail about the sadhanas done by Ramakrishna. I want ...
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What is the source of the verse that says that everything is established in yajna (fire sacrifice)?

yajneshu devastisthanti yajne sarvam pratisthitam| yajnena dhriyate prithvi yajnastarayati prajah|| annena bhuta jibanti parjanyadannasambhavah| parjanyo jayate yajnat sarvam yajnamayam tatah|| ...
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What was guru tradition of Sridhara Swami?

Are there any references of guru tradition of Sridhara Swami (commentator of Bhagavatam)? I did not find any information on him, his life etc., besides some blogs such as https://gaudiyascripture....
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Is translation of the following excerpt from Appayya Dikshita's Brahma Sutra Bhashya available in English?

Can anyone provide English translation of the following texts which are from Appayya Dikshita's Brahmasutra Bhasya? Has this text been translated into English? णाजातशत्रुणा का लोके माह्मणस्य महावि वि...
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Where can I find an English or Bengali book on Havan/Yajna/Homa?

I am looking for a book on "how to perform Havan (Hawan/Yajna/Hom)" in English or Bengali. But, unfortunately, I could not find it. There are many books in Hindi. But I can't read Hindi. So, ...
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How to type पत्ते with half त् as in त्य [closed]

I know this is not directly related to Hinduism but as this community seems to have a background of typing in in Devnaagari / Hindi / Sanskrit. I have searched a lot. I hope someone will answer... I ...
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Authentic sources of shukraniti?

Where can we get authentic book of shukraniti ? Please suggest some reliable sources online or offline.
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Where can I find the English translation of Parashara Smriti?

People say that Parashara Smriti is for Kali Yuga. So it is no doubt an important text. Is there any English translation available?
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Can anybody share the ebook link of Manubhashya of Medhatithi Part II (English Translation)?

I got Part I to V except for part II. The translator of the book is Ganganath Jha.
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What are the academic journals on Hinduism?

Can anybody suggest any academic journal on Hindu studies where scholars publish their peer-reviewed article on Hindu Theology and Philosophy? I am talking about academic journals and not magazines.
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What are the popular free online magazines on Hinduism?

Can anybody suggest any popular online magazine on Hinduism? If possible, please suggest more than one.
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Complete Telugu translation of Agni purana

I searched several websites and did not find any complete translation of Agni Purana in Telugu. Is there any publicly available and complete Telugu translation of Agni Puran?
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Official arguments of TTD about birth place of Hanuman

TTD made an official announcement about birth place of Hanuman on (today) 21-April-2020. 1 2 3 4 TTD announced that Tirumala is the birth place of Hanuman. Although there are some statements in news ...
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Where can I get PDF of Srimad Bhagavata by Swami Tapasyananda?

I am looking for PDF of Swami Tapasyananda's (of Ramakrishna Mission) commentary on Bhagavatam Purana.
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What is the meaning of the verse Bhārate Bhātu Bhāratī?

What is the meaning of the following verse? भारते भातु भारती (Bhārate Bhātu Bhāratī) What is the source of this verse?
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What is the source of the liberation story that involves Narada and two ascetics?

There is a story on liberation, which I like. But unfortunately, I do not know the source. Can someone please help? In short, the story goes something like this. Once Narada met two ascetics. He said ...
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How is the SrIsUktam revealed in the sAmaveda?

OM namaH sAmavedAya As this post describes, a form of the puruShasUkta is found in the sAmaveda, How is Purusha Sukta revealed in Samaveda?. Malola Kannan has also recited SrI sUktam from sAmaveda, ...
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Background of the Viśvasara Tantra

What is the origin of the Viśvasara Tantra? Does anyone know, when about it was written? It is given as the source for the Guru stotram, but I have not been able to find out more, except that all ...
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Is it true that gita had 3 author [closed]

scroll.in the source The First Author wrote most of Adhyayas 1 to 6. The period of writing was of the Older Upanishads and pre-Buddhist, around 600 BCE. The principal philosophical issue is Sannyasa ...
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Where can I get Bhavisyottara purana pdf?

The Uttaraparvan is large with 208 chapters.[3] Though nominally attached to the Bhavishya Purana, is usually considered to be an independent work, also known as the Bhaviṣyottara Purāṇa, and as such ...
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Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya?

Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya ? Where will it be available?
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Specific source of narayana upanishad

It is known that this is from Krishna yajurvedam It is not clear as to the exact source like which aranyaka.. which samhita.. this post is to know if some one can tell the exact source of narayana ...
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Sri Lalithopakhyanam telugu version

I want to learn and do parayana of Sri Lalithopakhyanam (contained in Brahmanda Purana). I am looking for any good Telugu resources of the original Sanskrit text and translations to Telugu. I have ...
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Who is the father of rishi Shandilya?

Who is the father of Rishi Shandilya after whom Shandilya gotra is named? The wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandilya_(Rishi) gives no light on this. https://familypedia.wikia.org/wiki/...
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Basic Texts on Mantra Shastra

I am looking for some texts that could teach the basics of Mantra Shastra. I am specially interested in their reasoning, pronunciation and historical context. Kindly recommend texts of the same kind.
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Where can I download "An introduction to the commentary on Vedas" by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati?

I am looking for a book named "An introduction to the commentary on the Vedas" which is the english translation of "RigVedAdi Bhasya Bhoomika" by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati, ...
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MoolRamayanam how to get a copy

Many years ago (mid 60s) the sahitya syllabus of the pramana patriya course at the Sanskrit University in Benaras included the Moolaramayanam. A very slim volume which summarised the whole epic in a ...
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Where to find P.K.leelamma's translation of the Devi Shapthasathi into english online?

Is the book written by Smt P K Leelamma on Devi Mahathmyam available online? please let me know thru email. It is a Ramakrishna Mission Trissur publication of the 1930s.
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any resources for the sorrow of god

We've all had ample resources(albeit they are not enough or typical) for learning the mahimas(greatness), beauty, qualities, nature, form, motives, leelas of god. Yet there remains one more book. ...
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