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Is there any sattvic sadhana to experience divine beings extremely fast?

There is an abundant number of sadhanas in Hinduism. The nature of sadhanas can be classified into three categories: Sattvic, Rajasic, and Tamasic. Doing Sattvic sadhanas are highly recommended for ...
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If satvik guna is the best guna then why are people of rajas guna are made to rule?

If satvik guna is the best guna then why aren't they give given important position as kings,rulers?
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What is shuddha sattva according to advaita?

What is shuddha sattva according to advaita Vedanta What acharyas told about shuddha sattva
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To sects that believe all names denoting Brahman only point to their Satvik sectarian deity - how can any scripture be Rajasic or Tamasic?

let us take a God, say, Apam Napat. If some scripture says Apam Napat is supreme (Rig Veda talks about his Paramam Padam) - then it can simply be argued that Apam Napat is a name of the sectarian ...
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How much of Vedanta Desikan's Ahara Niyamam is based on Ayurveda or shares similarities with it?

Ahara Niyamam means "Dietary restrictions", and Vedanta Desikan wrote a work with the same name that shows what food items are appropriate and inappropriate for Sri Vaishnavas based on the ...
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Why are Asafoetida (Hing) and Brinjal(aka eggplant and aubergine) are offered as Prasadam while other non sattvik foods like onion/garlic not allowed

Onion and Garlic are prohibited to be offered as Prasadam to God. And are even classified as rajasic/tamasic according to Ayurveda. However Brinjal and Hing are also rajasic/sattvik(according to ...
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What is the Vedic view of the sattvik food?

Vivekananda claimed that food (such as the flesh of animals) obtained ' by taking the life of another ' is impure ' by its very nature '(Swami Vivekananda’s Quotes On Food). In the light of this view, ...
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Does scripture enjoin Saatvic food on Kshatriyas?

It is generally believed that meat,eggs etc. are needed to build strong bones and muscle. These would be called Rajasic foods. Does scripture allow Kshatriyas to directly eat Rajasic/Tamasic foods? ...
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