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Questions tagged [tradition]

A tradition is a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past.

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Why there is Untouchability in Hindu religion? [closed]

I have sees from my childhood my mother always force us to do following activities After Nature Call you have to take bath up to waist or change the cloth for later cleaning. I somebody dies in ...
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Tenets of Hinduism in short [closed]

Can somebody summarize, in short, the various aspects of Hinduism with respect to, Morality Ethics Metaphysics Origin of life (humans and other living beings) Purpose of life Various paths to achieve ...
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What is the difference between puja and aarti rituals?

It is often confusing as to what is the difference between puja and aarti. Is aarti a part of puja? Can any one enlighten the differences between these two ?
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“If you talk of righteousness, spiritualism, then India comes first”. Why? [closed]

I've transcribed words pronounced by Ramanand Puri during the Kumbh Mela 2001: (Source: see this video from 1:50 to 2:25) "Every place, every society, every country is famous for its specialization....
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What is Janeu (Upnayan Sanskar)? What is the importance of it? [closed]

We believe that every religious tradition behind a scientific reason. What is the scientific reason behind this? Why people of some caste wear it? I have asked some my Brahmin friends, they told me ...