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What are the most documented miracles in Hinduism?

By most documented I mean the most supported by evidence, which may include medical records (in the case of a miraculous healing), video recordings (if possible), multiple eyewitnesses, etc. Have ...
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Is the notion of Chudail (चुड़ैल) and Daayan (डायन) based on any scripture?

Both - Chudail/Chuṛail (चुड़ैल), and Daayan/Ḍāin (डायन) are mass popular terms across the Indian subcontinent. Both of them are believed to be supernatural entities having the appearance of a Women, ...
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Why is the supernatural so hard to find in the modern day? Why does Atheism exist? [closed]

Why is the supernatural so hard to find in the modern-day? Is there a conspiracy to keep it hidden? Why would a group do such a thing? Why do Atheists exist? While there is a lot of compelling ...
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Can anyone give me a list of people mentioned in our ancient texts who attained Siddhis through meditation only

By siddhis, i mean the superpowers mentioned in Hanuman Chalisa, Asta Siddhis like growing large and small, flying and other powers. Can someone give me a list of people who attained super powers ...
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What supernatural things have happened in Hinduism?

What miracles or other supernatural concepts have happened in Hinduism?
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How come we can't see supernatural creatures in today's time?

In the Puranas and Itihasas, there are many stories featuring human interaction with supernatural creatures like Gandharvas, Apsaras, Yakshas, Rakshasas, Nagas, Asuras, Devas, Kinnaras, Kim Purushas, ...
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Are Suparnas an intelligent supernatural species?

The Manusmriti lists some celestial or supernatural races as being related: 3.196 - The Barhisads, the sons of Atri, are declared to be the Pitṛs of Daityas, Dānavas, Yakṣas, Gandharvas, Uragas, ...