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Are Uranus, Neptune and Pluto mentioned in any scripture?

According to this website, the planets Uranus, Neptune and Pluto were mentioned in the Mahabharata. The site cites the following verses: Vishesheena hi Vaarshneya Chitraam Pidayate Grahah….[10-Udyog....
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Is religion different from science ? Especially when it comes to falsifiability of claims?

Scientists claim that the underlying notion of a science is falsifiability i.e. the ability to disprove a statement via performing an experiment. Rishis claim that the underlying notion of religion ...
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Are the three laws of motion (which is attributted to Sir Isaac Newton) really present in the Vaisheshika Sutras of Kanada?

Certain web articles such as this one, over the past few months have been claiming that the three laws of motion which are attributed to the famous British scientist Sir Isaac Newton, were actually ...
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Which verse from Padma Purana states that life originated from the aquatics?

In a letter dated 9th March 1970, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada writes: My Dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 4 March, 1970, ...
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Science of dice in ancient Hinduism scriptures

In section LXXII of Mahabharata, there is an excerpt regarding the science of dice. "Vrihadaswa said, '.......Rituparna said, 'O Vahuka, thou art the only charioteer, there is none other in this ...
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Where did Vivekananda say “Anything against science is not religion?”

In this interview, K. S. Bhagawan quotes Swami Vivekananda as saying whenever there's a conflict between the two, science takes precedence over religion. Why should developing a spirit of inquiry ...
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What are all the empirical observations made by Kaṇāda in his Vaiśeṣika Sūtras?

Kaṇāda, the natural scientist and philosopher, appears to have studied nature, made some direct observations and recorded them in his Vaiśeṣika Sūtras. Wikipedia lists a few but I want to know all of ...
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“Protective Layers” according to Hindu Scriptures

I was reading a post about cosmic science and I found that Protective Layers Already Mentioned in Vedas. So my question is- Which Hindu scriptures define this? Please note that, I am not asking ...
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Artificial intelligence in Hindu texts

Hindu texts contain instances about space-time relativity, space vehicles and many others. In present day world, the rising of Artificial Intelligence is phenomenal. It will become major part of ...
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Do Hindu scriptures mention researchers or scientists?

Most of the Hinduism scriptures are from self experience of truth by Rishis. Is there any mention about researchers or scientists in scriptures? I mean are there any examples of persons from ...
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Do all species have soul?

There is a famous quote which is circulating online that according to Hinduism, soul transmigrates through 8.4 million or 84 lakh bodies before reaching human form. Now, if we remove 4 lakh human ...
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Mahalaya Period

Normally Mahalaya comes in the month of Purattasi. But this time it comes in Avani month itself and the first day of Purataasi is Mahalaya Amavasya. Some opinion is that this is not a good sign for ...
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What does Tarka shastra say about consistency in accepting statements in Pramana?

Tarka shastra is ancient-day 'Logic'. Lack of contradiction is one of the key pillars to establish any point of view. Below is an example. A book written by author X, 5000 years ago, states "A+B =...
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Hindu scriptures before Mahabharata about thinking capability of head

Consider the following excerpt from the Shalya Parva of The Mahabharata Indeed, the son of Pandu, filled with rage, struck off that head which was the root of the evil policy of the Kurus, with ...