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What was the lifestyle of Gaudapada?

The Satadhusani is a work by the Sri Vaishnava Acharya Vedanta Desikan consisting of 100 refutations of Adi Shankaracharya's philosophy of Advaita. One chapter of the work is devoted to refuting the ...
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What scriptures describe Kapila, Panchashikha, and Durvasa carrying Sanyasi staffs?

The Satadhusani is a work by the Sri Vaishnava Acharya Vedanta Desikan consisting of 100 refutations of Adi Shankaracharya's philosophy of Advaita. One chapter of the work is devoted to refuting the ...
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How do Female sadhus cope up with their period?

How do Female sadhus cope up with their periods?
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Which scripture has the story of the prostitute and the Sannyasi?

They lived across from each other and the Sannyasi would throw a pebble into a pile for each time somebody visited her. Soon the pebbles became a small hill and he would tell her "look at the ...
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Who are Paramahamsa-Sanyasis?

We know Who are Sannyasins. I heard words like 'Dasanama Sanyasa, Paramahamsa Sanyas, Paramahamsa parivraja Sanyasa and the like. I would like to the types and the disciplines if any.
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Was Nathamuni originally an Ekadandi Sanyasi?

The Satadhusani is a work by the Sri Vaishnava Acharya Vedanta Desikan consisting of 100 refutations of Adi Shankaracharya's philosophy of Advaita. One chapter of the work is devoted to refuting ...
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Why our rishish followed grihastya ashrama but acharyas sanays asharama

In mahabharata, adhi parva states agastya munu was advised to get married and beget children.but all of our acharayas like sankara, ramanuja and madhvacharya taken sanyasa ashrama, so which is ...
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How practical it is for a person to give up material needs and become spiritual?

What do the Vedas and Bhagavad Gita say about how, one, who wants to devote himself completely to God and give away material success and happiness, should earn a living just enough to have food two ...
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From where or whom did Swami Vivekananda take sanyasa?

Did he take up sanyasa under sankara mutt (dashanami sampradaya) or from some other source ? If he took it from Ramakrishna then when did Sri Ramakrishna took sanyasa and what was his sanyasa name ?