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A couplet of Sanskrit verse, especially one in which each line contains sixteen syllables.

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write swaras in telugu [closed]

I am looking to write notes involving some vedic literature in telugu. This involves swaras, like those mentioned by some of the users in their posts. I would like to know the following details in ...
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What is 'ḍukr̥ṅkaraṇ'?

In the Moha Mudgara stotra by Shankaracharya, the sage advices an old man practising the rules of Paninian grammar in the streets of Varanasi to let go of all this, and worship Krishna. His advice is ...
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Seeking the exact shloka in the Bhagavata purana regarding responding to insults against god

There is a shloka I think in bhagvata-puran which says that if someone is insulting god, stop him if you have power, if don't have power to stop him, just go away, never hear words against god i.e. &...
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Are Airavata and the churning of the white ocean mentioned in the Bhagavata purana?

I came across the following quote, "Bhagavata [mentions] gemstones being discovered under earth and sea. ‘Airawata‘, the white celestial elephant emerging out of ocean etc." But when I ...
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Reference for shloka related to qualities of soul - Chin matram shreehareer ansham sookshma akshar

Trying to find the reference for shloka: Chin matram shreehareer ansham sookshma akshar avyayam Krishna bhi nit prabhu jeevan gyan guna advayam चिन मात्रं श्रीहरेर अंशं सूक्ष्म अक्षर अव्ययं कृष्णा भी...
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Reference for shloka - Yathā nāma rūpā vimuktā samudre saṅga gacchant

which scripture does this shloka belongs to: Yathā nāma rūpā vimuktā samudre saṅga gacchant यथा नाम रूपा विमुक्ता समुद्रे संग गच्छन्ति based on the verse it sounds like its related to Kaivalya ...
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reference for the shloka - sada idam utthītam sada iti che na nūh tarakhatam

Can someone assist me in finding the reference for the shloka sada idam utthītam sada iti che na nūh tarakhatam सद इदं उथीतम सद इति चे न नूह तरकहतम potential meaning of each word based on my ...
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What is the 10th point of the interpretation of this Doha: राम राम सब कोई कहे, दशरथ कहे ना कोय, एक बार दशरथ कहे कोटि यज्ञ फल होय?

I watched a video in which Avimukteshwaranand Shankaracharya of Jyotir Math (Dehradun, Uttarakhand) corrected this doha and gave an interpretation based on the corrected version. I saw many random ...
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Who exactly is Rājā Citra here in Rig Veda 8.21.18.?

Sanskrit text [Accents, Plain, Transliterated].: चित्र॒ इद्राजा॑ राज॒का इद॑न्य॒के य॒के सर॑स्वती॒मनु॑ । प॒र्जन्य॑ इव त॒तन॒द्धि वृ॒ष्ट्या स॒हस्र॑म॒युता॒ दद॑त् ॥ चित्र इद्राजा राजका इदन्यके यके सरस्वती...
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How do scriptures mention the physical appearance of Lord Hanuman?

In addition to the remarkable features that blend aspects of both a monkey and a human being, what are the intrinsic details of Lord Hanuman's physical appearance as elucidated in scriptures such as ...
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Reference for the shloka "tvam ātmā puruṣa purāṇaḥ satya jyoti ananta ādya"

I'm trying to find the reference for this shloka: tvam ātmā puruṣa purāṇaḥ satya jyoti ananta ādya त्वम आत्मा पुरुष पुराणः सत्य ज्योति अनंत आद्य त्वम (tvam): You आत्मा (atma): Self or soul पुरुष (...
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What is the source of this Sanskrit Shloka?

This Sanskrit shloka on Mathematics has intrigued me and I would like to know the source of this shloka. था शिखा मयूराणां नागानां मणयो यथा। तद्वद् वेदांगशास्त्राणां गणितं मूर्ध्नि संस्थितम्॥ The ...
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Reference for this verse - heta irṣyeta phale na tu

Hi all trying to find the reference of this shloka: heta irṣyeta phale na tu हेता ईर्ष्येत फले न तू it roughly translates to Envy for the cause/reason of someone success is not bad and does not ...
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Who wrote शुभम करोति कल्याणम?

There is a very famous prayer, in Maharashtra (and maybe in other parts of India too) which goes like below, शुभं करोति कल्याणम आरोग्यं धनसंपदा । शत्रुबुद्धि विनाशाय दीपज्योति नमोsस्तुते । Usually, ...
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Can Lord Shiva give positions of all Gods including the position of Vishnu and Brahma?

I want some verses where it's said that Lord Shiva can grant the post of Brahma, Vishnu and Indra and other gods to his devotees. Give verses with exact locations from shashtras.
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"वैष्णवानां सहस्रेभ्यः शिवभक्तो विशिष्यते" from where this verse is taken from?

What does this verse mean ? Also specify the exact location of the verse?
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where is this shloka from: uccenninda ānaṅda maraviṃda vilocanaḥ?

Trying to identify the source of this shloka uccenninda ānaṅda maraviṃda vilocanaḥ उच्चेंनिंद आनंद मरविंद विलोचनः उच्चेन्निन्द (uccenninda): High praise आनंद (ānaṅda): Joy, bliss मरविंद (maraviṃda): ...
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Aadi Jagadguru Shankaracharya: where is this shloka from ? - parasyeva brahmaṇaḥ praveśa śravaṇā tādātmyo upadeśā ca

Hi Trying to identify from where this shloka is: parasyeva brahmaṇaḥ praveśa śravaṇā tādātmyo upadeśā ca परस्येव ब्रह्मणः प्रवेश श्रवणा तादात्मयो उपदेशा च अरस्येव (arasyeva): Like the sap, as in the ...
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which scripture does this shloka appear ūbāḥ bhagavān kṛṣṇaḥ śrīdāman parājitāḥ?

Hi I am trying to identify on which scripture does this shloka appear ? ūbāḥ bhagavān kṛṣṇaḥ śrīdāman parājitāḥ ऊबाः भगवान कृष्णः श्रीदामान् पराजिता: I roughly translates to once Sridama became ...
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Is this verse from Narada Pancharatra: Rā śabdoṁ uccāraṇā bhaktoṁ bhakti mukti karātisā, dhā śabdoṁ uccāraṇe naiva dhāvata seva hare padam

I am trying to identify if this shloka Narada Pancharatra: Rā śabdoṁ uccāraṇā bhaktoṁ bhakti mukti karātisā, dhā śabdoṁ uccāraṇe naiva dhāvata seva hare padam रा शब्दों उच्चारणा भक्तों भक्ति मुक्ति ...
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Conversation between Lord Ram and Daṇḍakāraṇya sages exact verse

I am trying to identify the exact verse for the conversation from Adhyatama Ramayana that happened between Lord Rama and Daṇḍakāraṇya sages. Where the sages expressed their desire to become Lord Ram's ...
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reference request for verse: Satvam tatvam para tvam cha tvat tryam hanakina tritatva rupini Radha sa api Radhika

Trying to find the reference for this verse: Satvam tatvam para tvam cha tvat tryam hanakina tritatva rupini Radha sa api Radhika सत्वं तत्वं पर त्वं च त्वत त्र्यम हनकिना त्रितत्व रूपिणी राधा सापि रा...
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Which verse/scripture is this shloka from? (na karoti svayaṁ kiṅchit sṛṣṭiādika mahān)

I am trying to identify the source of the sloka. I came across this sloka while listening to a lecture, It sounds mostly like from Bhagwata Mahapurana but somehow I am not able to find it researching ...
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Which scripture is this shloka from? (hariṇā cāśava de yetī)

I am trying to identify which scripture this sloka is from. I came across this an audio lecture: hariṇā cāśava de yetī हरिणा चाशव दे येती हरिणा (hariṇā): By Lord Hari च (cā): And आशव (āśava): ...
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Reference source of this shloka - Niścalātavai bhaktir yā saiva muktiḥ janārdana

I am trying to identify the reference/source of this shloka, Niścalātavai bhaktir yā saiva muktiḥ janārdana निश्चलात्वै भक्तिर या सैव मुक्तिर जनार्दन Any hints or suggestions are appreciated.
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Can anyone share the source of famous sloka gange cha yamune chaiva?

Famous sloka for water purification or during bathing: गङ्गे च यमुने चैव गोदावरि सरस्वति । नर्मदे सिन्धु कावेरि जलेऽस्मिन् संनिधिं कुरु ॥ Can anyone share the source of this sloka? Based on my ...
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unicode char for gvaṁ and how it is pronounced correctly

Wanted to know how the word gvaṁ ग्वं pronounced correctly and written represented in unicode, For example in this sloka स विश्वकृद्विश्वविदात्मयोनिर्ज्ञः कालकारो गुणी सर्वविद्‌ यः। प्रधा...
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Which scripture is this shloka from? (etasya kṛtakṛta vatāt kṣāstra nivṛtite)

I am trying to identify which scripture this sloka is from ? I came across this from a lecture: etasya kṛtakṛta vatāt kṣāstra nivṛtite एतस्य कृतकृत वतात क्षास्त्र निवृतिते एतस्य (etasya): Of this ...
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Is this sloka part of the Gajendra Moksha stotra in the Bhagavta Purana?

I came across a nice rendition of the Ganjendra Moksha stortam on YouTube but I'm not sure if it has been altered from the original. soham vishva-srjam vishvam avishvam vishva-vedasam vishvatmanam ...
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Which scripture is this shloka from? (atamaramo pyrirmak sakshan manmath manmatha)

I am trying to identify which scripture this sloka is from. I came across this sloka in an audiobook: atamaramo pyrirmak sakshan manmath manmatha आत्मारामों प्यरीरमक साक्षण मन्मथ मन्मथा researching ...
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Which verse/scripture is this shloka from? (tavam vastu nushmshi gamdyi yatr gavo bhuri sringa ayasa)

I am trying to identify the source of the sloka. I came across this sloka while listening to a lecture: tavam vastu nushmshi gamdyi gavo bhuri sringa ayasa तावां वस्तु नुष्म्षि गम्द्यि यत्र गावो भूरि...
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Pronounciation of Sanskrit words [closed]

Sanskrit is a very pure language and care must be taken when pronouncing its words in a Sloka or a Mantra. Are there any websites or resources that help in learning the "correct" ...
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Which scripture is this shloka from? (vijñātāramare kena vijāniyāt)

I am trying to identify which scripture this sloka is from. I came across this sloka in a book: vijñātāramare kena vijāniyāt विज्ञातारमरे केन विजानियात When researching online I found this website ...
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Veda Mantra related to 2 people talking privately without realizing god is listening

There was a Vedic mantra that I came recently across in a book, but apparently, I can't recall the exact mantra. I do remember its meaning, though; it was something like: When two people are talking ...
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Importance of parents in value education - shlokas and instances

What are some shlokas and incidents from scriptures that show the importance of mother and father in value education of child? For example, I can faintly recall one incident about a mother who sang to ...
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Citation request for Ganesha's dhyana sloka

Recently I came across these statues of Gaṇeśa currently held in museums overseas. Statue 1 Statue 2 Statue 3 All of these statues were found in the northern parts of undivided Bengal, date around the ...
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Is the idea of the 'Sadharana Shloka' present in scripture?

There is an argument about the "Shuklambaradharam" shloka and who it praises: Ganesha or Vishnu? When researching that, I stumbled onto this blog post which says that the debate Ganesha vs ...
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reference for slokam mentioning what sudhama had for feast

In the below video at 37:31 the speaker mentions what all sudhama had for the feast https://youtu.be/rRQmp9zO5_I Can some one please give reference for the full slokam
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reference for slokam "udaram" on Krishna

I am trying to search the slokam that is mentioned in 34:53 in the below video https://youtu.be/8mZCRPxDXng I am not able to find it. Can some one give reference for that slokam
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Can anybody state the origin of this verse?

While searching for a particular topic, I came across this verse. शूद्रो वा यदि वाऽन्योऽपि चण्डालोऽपि जटाधरः । दीक्षितः शिवमन्त्रेण सभस्माङ्गः शिवो भवेत् ।। Translation: Śūdras or any other person, ...
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What is the source of the verse "Sam no Varunah" on the emblem of Indian navy?

The invocation to Lord Varuna (The Sea God) in the Vedas was adopted by Indian Navy for its emblem, with the Motto: “Sam no Varunah”, meaning: “Be auspicious unto us Oh Varuna” Source: Indian Navy ...
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What is the meaning of this sloka?

I heard the below shloka from my friend. The below shloka is:- ॐ बन्धूक कुसुमाभासां पञ्चमुण्डाधिवासिनीं। स्फुरच्चन्द्रकलारत्न मुकुटां मुण्डमालिनीं॥ त्रिनेत्रां रक्त वसनां पीनोन्नत घटस्तनीं। पुस्तकं चा...
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Where's this line from? "shanto bava maheshana"

Where did this line come from? shanto bava maheshana I think it's part of a shlok, but this is just some of it. I tried searching online, but it didn't work though.
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This sloka is from which scripture? "आदित्यं गणनाथं..."

Looking for scriptural reference of shloka: आदित्यं गणनाथं च देवी रुद्रं च केशवम्‌। पंच दैवत्यामि त्युक्तं सर्वकर्मसु पूजयेत॥
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Is this shloka a misintrepretetion of BG 4:7 or it is present in any sacred text?

I found this shloka while reading a novel. Yadā yadā hi dharmasya glanirbhavati suvrata | Abhyutthānamadharmasya tadā prakrtṛsambhavaḥ || This shloka is very similar to BG 4:7. Is this shloka a ...
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What is the source of the Sanskrit phrase "oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya"?

Can anybody refer to any Hindu text (along with the verse number, full verse and meaning) where this phrase - "oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya" appears? By the way, it is not the first verse of ...
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Which text has this mantra? Abhratrughneem

Which scripture text has this hymn? I've heard it used in South Indian marriages. abhratrughneem varunApatighneem brihaspatE indrAputraghneem lakshamamtAmasmai savitassuvah
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What is the meaning of Shri Krishan Govind Hare Murari by Jagjit singh?

Source Youtube video Lyrics This is a bhajan by Jagjit Singh Ji. It's difficult for me to understand the meaning of the lyrics in this song. What is the exact meaning of these verses? ''Shri Krishna ...
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Reference for slokam "aho yashode tava balakoyam"

Can someone please give a reference to the following slokam? aho yashode tava balakoyam grude gruhe (39:23 in this video)
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Full text of the 'Sri Mahalakshmi Dhyanam & Stotram'

I recently came across a piece of paper in my parents' home that is entitled 'Sri Mahalaxmi Dhyanamum Stotramum'. (It is written in English) The first line is: 'sahasratala padmasta karnikaa ...
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