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What scriptures describe Radha defeating Harshana and Marshana?

Srimati Radharani is described as the Shakti of Lord Krishna in the Brahmavaivarta, Devi Bhagavata, Skanda, Padma and Narada Purana and is worshipped along with Krishna by Parashurama and Ganesha in ...
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How was the succession sequence of the Sudarshana Chakra among the avatars of Vishnu?

I know that the Sudarshana Chakra is one of the most powerful weapons in Hinduism, just as I know that it is associated with Vishnu along with being the weapon that he used the most. But I want to ...
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Why is the holding of Chakra different in different images of Vishnu

In northern parts of India, Sri Vishnu holds Sudarshana Chakra on His forefinger. But in the Southern parts of India, He is seen holding the chakra within two fingers (as seen in the enclosed images). ...
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How can the story of Vishnu getting Sudarshana Chakra later be reconciled with Aniruddha holding the Chakra at the time of creation?

Many scriptures describe how Lord Vishnu got the Sudarshan Chakra - some say that he got it from Shiva; while, other say he got it from Viswakarma. Now, coming to the description of creation of the ...
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Sudarsana Homam

Can Sudarsana homa be performed by women? What is the time to perform to perform Sudarsana homam? As we are performing homams I do know that it should start by 5 am and end by 9 am if there are 4 ...
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Sudarsana Homam - Timings for conducting

I learnt from pundits and scholars that poornahuthi for sudarsana homam should be put within 12 noon. It takes six hours to perform sudarsana homam. Normally homams should be done from 5 am and finish ...