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Source for "na rudro rudramarchathi"

I came across the following statement while reading a book Narudro Rudramarchathi The book says its meaning as follows A person who is not Rudra cannot do Archana for Rudra The book is saying that ...
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Hymns are from Athervana Veda Paippalāda Shakha on Rudra/Shiva. Seeking meaning full translation and Sandhi

Following Hymns are towards Rudra from Atharvana Veda Paippalāda Shakha 14 Kanda, 3rd and 4th Sukta. There is no translation available yet. Some universities are working towards them as this Shakha ...
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Some other incidents by which Rudra's neck become blue due to snake poison?

Krishna explains to Arjuna that Rudra's throat became blue by snake poison. When Rudra addressed himself for the destruction of the triple city belonging to the Asuras, the preceptor of the Asuras, ...
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Contradiction in the Varāha purana?

In the Varāha purana, Rudra Geeta, Lord Rudra says - It is for the delusion of those who are outside the Vedic fold that I introduced the sàstra called Naya, Siddhànta etc. ~Varāha Purana 70.41 ...
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What is the name of the eleventh Rudra from whom Lord Hanuman emanated?

It is very confusing because the names change with different scriptures. Does it mention anywhere in scriptures the name of Rudra, said to be the eleventh Rudra who emanated as Lord Hanuman?
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what is difference between Rudra Avatar and normal Avatar of Shiva? is Veerbhadra just Avatar or Rudra Avatar?

Shiva has 11 Rudra Avatar but these name doesn't include Hanuman as well as Veerbhadra. I have seen an answer regarding Hanumaan but have curiosity about Veerbhadra , he is for sure avatar but is he a ...
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How is Shiva's incarnation Lord Bhava connected to Lord Hanuman?

How is Shiva's incarnation Lord Bhava connected to Lord Hanuman ji?
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Does Rudra wear Skin or hide as his attire?

Does Rudra wear Skin or hide as his Attire in the Vedas? What does "Kṛtti" actually mean? Thanks
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Meaning of Kṛttivāsā?

What is the proof that "Kṛtti" means skin or hide? Is the word used in the Vedas for denoting skin anywhere?
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What is the exact and accurate translation of Vājasaneyi Samhita 3.61

What is the accurate translation of this mantra from the Vājasaneyi Samhita - ए॒तत्ते॑ रुद्राव॒सं तेन॑ प॒रो मूज॑व॒तोऽती॑हि। अव॑ततधन्वा॒ पिना॑कावसः॒ कृत्ति॑वासा॒ऽअहि॑ꣳसन्नः शि॒वोऽती॑हि॥ ~ Vājasaneyi ...
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Shiva/Rudra in Shrauta and Grihya sutras

How do the Shrauta and Grihya sutras of different shakhas describe Lord Shiva/Rudra? , i.e appearance, names etc.
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destruction of Tripuras mentioned in other samhitas

The destruction of Tripuras by Lord Rudra is mentioned in Taittiriya samhita as- तेषामसुराणां तिस्त्रः पुर आसन्नयस्मय्यवमाथ रजताथ हरिणी ता देवा जेतुं नाशक्नुवन्ता उपसदैवाजिगीषन्तस्मादाहुर्यश्चैव वेद ...
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Whose sin is Prajapati's son referring to when he says "I am अनपहतपाप्मन् = anapahatapApman" in Shatapatha Brahmana?

https://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/satapatha-brahmana-english/d/doc63292.html Kanda VI, adhyaya 1, brahmana 3 The "boy" is the incestuous offspring of Prajapati and his daughter Ushas ...
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