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How do I find the right Guru?

How can we trust someone and accept him as Guru? Can we know or assess the spiritual level of a person? Are there any references for choosing one? What should we do if we realize that the guru we ...
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How can one know which path among karma, bhakti and jnana is suitable for him?

The few known ways to reach god are bhakthi marga, karma marga, gnana (jnana) marga & yoga marga. How one can know the best way which suits to him? Are there any references? For this ...
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About the mind's eye and the third eye in Hinduism

How are the Third eye and the Mind's eye "defined" in Hinduism? In particular, according to Hinduism, are these separate concepts or one? According to Hinduism, do only particular individuals have the ...
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What is the reason behind Gita favoring the SAtvika way over others?

Usually people who have read Gita, would say that NishKAma Karma is the way of "Karma yoga". Numerous verses suggest that, NishkAma Karma is SAtvika way of life. SakAma karma is RAjasika way & ...
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Is Sai Baba of Shirdi really a God? [closed]

There are so many conflicts in this. Some peoples are say that Sai Baba of Shirdi is a God while on the other end one the most respected Peeth's (पीठ) head Sankracharya told he is just a normal man. ...
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When can one take Sannyasa?

According to Ashrama System, there are four stages of life: Brahmacharya Grihashtha Vanaprashtha Sannyasa So, Can one only take Sannyasa after Vanaprashtha or even before Vanaprastha? More precisely ...
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Are mudras limited to hands?

What are Mudras ? How they help human maintain physical, mental and spiritual equilibrium and what are their type ? I know this might be huge, but I will only like to have a small brief about Mudras, ...
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How to become spiritual?

I'm trying to become spiritual in the way of Hinduism. But I don't know how to start. I have few questions: What scriptures to read that focus on spirituality? What is the definition of spirituality ...
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Some more questions on the Atman

This is a third question in a series of questions essentially about being able to see the Atman. In the previous question I basically asked if being able to see (experience) the divinity of the Atman ...
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More questions on the Ajna chakra, and the Atman

I post some further questions in continuation of the question About the mind's eye and the third eye in Hinduism: I understand from @SwamiVishwananda's answer to the first question that the Ajna ...