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How do Hindus perceive the world? [duplicate]

Every Hindu believes that he lives in his own world, created by his imagination (Mayan prism), and that all people in his world are just imaginary characters (illusion), in which there are no thoughts,...
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Did Krishna summon Brahmas from countless other universes to teach our Brahma a lesson about ego?

Once, Lord Brahma grew very conceited about his creation and started bragging about the various responsibilities he had. Lord Krishna, the Supreme One, smiled at this. A few moments later another ...
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Applied Karma Question

From a WhatsApp message, "A dharma adhering king conducted a Yagna. A big feast was prepared. At the end of the Yagna offerings were made to the Lord Yagna Narayana( who is sacrifice himself) and ...
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Is religious ground valid for holding against organ donation? [duplicate]

I've heard people not opting for organ donation on religious grounds. I mean, obviously, it's a personal choice and I respect religious or other objections, but her justification "I want to rest in ...
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what is Luck in hinduism?

I was randomly playing a video in youtube.The person said luck counts as a quality.I thought it is indeed so curious to know what is luck in hinduism.Is it result of previous karma?
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Does Hinduism teach Obsession and Exorcism?

Hinduism teaches Lokas, afterlife and spirit worlds. Abrahamic religions teaches about spirit worlds, mainstream Islam and Christianity teaches Obsession and Exorcism. Does Hinduism teach Obsession ...
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What is the story of Sri shankar purushottam teertha?

Famous guru in the siddha yoga line of sri narAyaNa tIrtha What was his life story and teaching
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Want to know about Sri Pavhari Baba

Pavhari Baba was a famous Sri Vaishnava sect of Gajipur, contemporary of Sri Ramakrishna. He was very respected in the Eastern Part of India. I am interested in knowing about the life and especially ...
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What are Sai Mahavakyas?

Satya Sai baba has said many mahavakyas which if we implement in life love will blossom in our heart. What are they?
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Under which school does the teachings of Brahma Kumaris fall under?

I am unable to narrow it down to Sankhya or yoga or something else?
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If some preacher utters ill words about some other preacher or saint, can he be treated as Adhikari to preach the Sanatana Dharma?

In Gita, Sri Krishna repeatedly mentions that a spiritual soul should be Advesta, Maitra, Karuna, ie He should be free from bigotry, be friendly to all and be full of compassion. Sri Chaitanyadeva ...
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Do Gurukulas and Vedic Patashalas censor sexual topics in the scripture for students who are kids?

The Hindu scriptures, such as the Vedas and Smriti, has lots of topics on sex. My question is, just like how secular people nowadays do, do teachers in the Gurukulas and Vedic patashalas censor such ...
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What is shastras recommended way of raising a child?

Hindu shastras have provided knowledge on code of duties (Manusmriti), medicinal practices (Ayurveda), archery science (dhanurveda), kamasutra, secrets of cosmic creation and likewise many more ...
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How can we lead a life without attachments? [duplicate]

In Bhagavad gita it was said that attachment is the main reason for our sorrows and it seems more difficult for me to follow because life seems nothing without attachments. So my question is what is ...
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What are the teachings of Sri Gorakhnath?

Gorakhnath is a famous yogi from the Nath sampradaya. He is also known as Goraksha natha. What were his main teachings? And, besides the Goraksha Samhita, what are the other main works by him?
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Are there exams after studying the Vedas? Does the Guru make sure the student can properly pronounce the Vedas?

Is there any way the Guru makes sure a student can properly pronounce the Vedas, has committed it to memory, and understands the concepts? Today, you will get a diploma from an accredited university, ...
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Stories in Hindu scripture on drinking human blood [duplicate]

Kaali drinking blood of Raktabīja. Bheema drinking blood of Dushasana. Draupadi intending to drink blood of Bheema. What's the intent behind drinking blood?
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How did the Navagrahas come into existence?

I know very little about the navagrahas we see in our temples. To my understanding sukra is sukracharya and guru is Brahaspathi. Does other grahas have respective gods or rishis associated with them ...
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Why do we rely on god so much? [closed]

This question for me is a confusion. Why do we rely on god to get good grades, money or good life? Logically if I have worked hard to earn, I will earn. The only reason that I would talk to god is ...
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What is the punishment for a person who is not Hindu?

I want to know that if a person is non hindu then what is the punishment for him after dying as a non hindu.
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How can I memorize complex hindu slokas?

I recently got profound interest in learning Hindu slokas. But I am having very hard time memorizing them. How can I do this. The slokas I am trying are AdityaHridayam, Suryashtakam, BhagavadGita, ...
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Forgotten culture from centuries

Many people want to follow their culture as their ancestor was following centuries back. But unfortunately they are not having enough knowledge about this, so they are forced to neglect and start ...
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Dualism & Non-dualism [duplicate]

What's the philosophical difference between various schools of Vedanta philosophy? According to dualism (Dvaita), Jivatma and Parmatma are two different things; non-dualism (Advaita)- Jivatma and ...
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What is the difference between Puranas, Upapuranas and Mahapuranas?

Is there any difference between Puranas, Upapuranas and Mahapuranas? What should we follow?
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what is Nadi Astrology(nāḍi jyotiṣa) in Hindu astrology

What is nadi jyotish(nāḍi jyotiṣa) in Hindu astrology? How much the predictions exactly true? Does anyone have any idea about that temple's name ? How nadi jyotish is different from kundli?
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What exactly Hinduists believe in? [closed]

i am doing a project on Hiddhuism and i am searching for it,but i cannot really understand in what hinduists believe in...Also it would be useful if someone can clarify in what hinduists believe in as ...
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How Vishishtadvaitha explains Moksha?

I know how "Moksha" is explained in both "Advaitha" and "Dvaitha" philosophies. What about "Vishishtadvaitha"?
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How does Hinduism identify a concocted teaching from true teachings of God

Assuming hinduism has this concept of revelation of God which is the prime truth, so how does Hinduism distinguish between false claims of God's teaching from the true claims of God's teachings. e.g: ...
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What are the primary authentic sources of Hinduism?

Which books are considered the most authentic (not popular) in Hinduism , please provide the ranking of such books by its authenticity? Here authentic would mean how old and how well the particular ...