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Where can I get authentic translation of all four Vedas?

Translation of Griffith is only available at sacred texts.com. Arya Samaj translations are also bogus for many mantras. So where can I get true translation of Vedas along with word by word?
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Why Satyanarayan Puja is preferred for griha pravesh (house warming ceremony)?

In griha pravesh(house warming ceremony) for new house I always heard about doing a Satyanarayana Puja. But why? Why only Satyanarayan Puja and is there any significance over any other type of puja? ...
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Is the mirrored image Swastika forbidden or inauspicious?

There is already a question about the significance of the swastika and Pandya's answer describes it in detail, but one part of it says : Note: only right Swastika is almost used and reverse (left) ...
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Translation of Vishnu Dharma Purana

Viṣṇu dharma purāṇa is one of the 18 upa purāṇas. This text is available in Sanskrit online. Is it available in English or Hindi or any other Indian language?
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What is the source of "śāntākāraṃ bhujagaśayanaṃ padmanābhaṃ sureśaṃ" sloka of Lord Vishnu?

शान्ताकारं भुजगशयनं पद्मनाभं सुरेशं विश्वाधारं गगनसदृशं मेघवर्ण शुभाङ्गम् । लक्ष्मीकान्तं कमलनयनं योगिभिर्ध्यानगम्यम् वन्दे विष्णुं भवभयहरं सर्वलोकैकनाथम् ॥ śāntākāraṃ bhujagaśayanaṃ padmanābhaṃ ...
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Source of Ramayan and Mahabharath which were written originally [duplicate]

I read almost all the stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata. But my question is: At present where are the original Ramayana and Mahabharata manuscripts which were written by Valmiki and Vyasa ...
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What are some online sources to get unabridged Hindu Scriptures or to learn Hinduism?

What are some good websites to find unabridged versions of Hindu Scriptures and to learn Hinduism (with proper interpretations)? Also, see: Where can I find/get basic information about Hinduism on ...
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Online version of Sulba Sutras by Baudhayana

Sulba Sutras are texts belonging to the Srauta ritual (based on Sruti) containing geometry of Yagna related constructions. Where can I find an online version of the Sulba Sutras by Baudhayana? By ...
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Where can I find an online version of the Adhyatma Ramayana?

I am looking for an accompanied translation in either Hindi or English. A translation done by an Indian author would be preferred.
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Where can I find/get basic information about Hinduism on the web?

I think getting information and knowledge about Hinduism is very useful for knowing and learning about Hinduism. So, I want to ask: Where can I find/get basic information and knowledge about Hinduism ...
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Complete English translations of Puranas

Some English translations of Puranas can be found online here: Vishnu purana (a) Garuda purana (abridged) (b) Garuda purana (full) Bagavata Purana Shiva Purana Linga purana (a) Brahmanda Purana (b) ...
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Is the complete Shiva Purana available online in English?

I already have a PDF of 812 pages in Hindi language but I find that the language/words used are sometimes a bit tough to understand. I have visited some sites which have downloadable versions in ...

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