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Rules for Tirth Yarta

What rules must one follow while on Tirth Yatra? How must one start and end the yatra? I came across these lines in Brahma Puran, If merely going to a tirtha is enough to purify, then the fish of the ...
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Is this true that Radha created the Mayapur Dham?

If you go by the ISKCON, Sridham Mayapur was created by Sri Radha. Here are the references (1, 2) from ISKCON. In favour of their claim, they have cited a text known as Ananta Samhita. However, the ...
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When did the Jagannath sampradaya start?

In Mahabharata, Adi Parva, Arjuna Vanavasa Parva (Section 217), a list of places visited by Arjuna was given. He first went towards the north and visited Bhrigu Tunga (modern-day Tunganath) and few ...
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How important is Yatra in TIrthayatra

This week Supreme Court of India and government of India didn't permit kanwariyas to bring "Ganga jal" from Haridwar. Instead they asked state governments to develop mechanism to make the ...
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Is there any reference to Panch Kedar in Scripture?

I know that Dwadash Jyotirlingas are mentioned in Shiv Puran. What about Panch Kedar? In which scripture importance of these tirthas are mentioned?
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If one dies in Kanchi will he get liberation too?

Is it a Mokshapuri just like Kashi is? What scriptures talk about Kanchi as a Mokshapuri? And if it’s a Mokshapuri why isn’t it as popular as a pilgrimage site as Kashi?
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