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Proper way to dispose ashes of yagna

What is the proper way to dispose the remaining ashes and sand of yagna( called hom in Bengali) of SatyaNarayan puja? Note: Our family priest told to buried that at the Ishan direction of our land.
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What is the difference between Narayana and Brahman?

This question has been so confusing it hasn't been apparent what I am asking. I know that the members of the Trimurti are distinct and One at the same time. I also know that Para Brahman is the ...
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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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What color clothes to use on altar for placing idol in Satyanarayana puja at home?

Whenever I do puja at home I place a small table on which idol is placed. And before placing idol I cover the table with a Red cloth. But recently I came across a Satyanarayana puja and saw that the ...
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Is the story of Lord Satyanarayana mentioned in the Puranas?

I would like to know if there is any reference about the appearance/form of Satyanarayana and his story, not just the mention of his name.
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Is Lord satyanarayana avatar of Vishnu and mentioned in puranas?

People in Maharashtra and Andhra celebrate sathyanarayana puja on full moon day. Puja will be made and a story will be told for 45 minutes. Even I did twice in Shirdi Sai Sathya Vratha. Is Lord ...