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Is there any English translation of Vachaspati's Tatparya and Udayana's Parishuddhi?

I am undertaking research on liberation in Classical Nyaya and Sankhya philosophies, and am looking for English translations of their key texts. I've found Dr. Jha's translation of the Nyaya Sutra, ...
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Meaning of "ऋतस्य श्रृंगमुर्विया विपप्रथे।"

What would be the translation of this verse and is it from rigved? Is there any commentary available for this? ऋतस्य श्रृंगमुर्विया विपप्रथे।
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Is this quote really from the Bhavishya-Purana?

I came across a website which said the following quote is from the Bhavishya-Purana. “In another country a prophet will come along with his companions. His name will be Muhammad and he will appear in ...
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meaning of the verse - yugapad jñānā utpatti manaso liṅgam

what does the shloka mean yugapad jñānā utpatti manaso liṅgam युगपत ज्ञाना उत्पत्ति मनसो लिंगम meaning of each words: युगपत (Yugapat): Simultaneously or together. ज्ञाना (Jnana): Knowledge or ...
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Can anyone find an english translation of this reference, Sangram puran skand.12, Khand-6?

I came across an article that gave this reference, but when I've searched it up, I've only seen the same source. Does anyone have an enligh translation of it, if it exists? Apparently, it's been ...
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How does hinduism translate reality and how is maya related?

How does hinduism translate reality? Is it maya - but I kind of thought that was deception-illusion? If maya is related to reality then an aspect of reality, unreality, fullness? or maybe the ...
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Suprabhedāgama Text

I found one text of Suprabhedāgama, a Shaiva Agama text at https://vedicreserve.miu.edu/sthapatya_veda/suprabhedagama.pdf . Is there any English/Hindi/Tamil/Telugu translation of it? Or any old ...
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Bhagavatam 5/20/13 translation

The verse '5/20/13' in BHAGAVATAM purport states that there are flames on the moon. Is there any other explanation of this verse or if not does it contradict the fact that moon has no flames?
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Why Prashar Samithi 3:36 says that who ever is killed in the battlefield will get Devkanyas? And who exactly are Devkanyas?

I saw many translations and Prashar Samithi 3 36 says When a hero dies, Devkanyas take him. Who exactly are Devkanyas and what is the actual translation of this?
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Can someone translate this verse? (Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 1.4.4)

सा हेयमीक्षां चक्रे, कथं नु मात्मान एव जनयित्वा सम्भवति? हन्त तिरोऽसानीति सा गौरभवत् ऋषभ इतरः तां समेवाभवत्त तो गावोऽजायन्त The above verse is from Brihadaranyaka Upanishad chapter 1 section IV verse ...
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What is the source of the verse, which says "yataḥ kṛṣṇastato dharma"?

I found an interesting verse in the answer provided by Sanatana darshan to the following question (What is the source of the verse "yato dharmastato jayaḥ"?). It says "yato dharmastataḥ ...
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What is the source of the verse "yato dharmastato jayaḥ"?

The emblem of the supreme court of India bears the following inscription. यतो धर्मस्ततो जयः (yato dharmastato jayaḥ) What is the source of this verse? Wikipedia says it is Mahabharata. But does not ...
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What is the meaning of Shri Krishan Govind Hare Murari by Jagjit singh?

Source Youtube video Lyrics This is a bhajan by Jagjit Singh Ji. It's difficult for me to understand the meaning of the lyrics in this song. What is the exact meaning of these verses? ''Shri Krishna ...
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English translation of Ganesh purana

I'm looking to read Ganesh Puran. what is the best-unabridged copy I can get? if I could get a link or author name. it would be much appreciated.
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Narasimha mantra मृत्युमृत्युं translation

Transaction request of this Narasimha mantra, especially the highlighted part: उग्रं वीरं महाविष्णुं ज्वलन्तं सर्वतोमुखम्। नृसिंहं भीषणं भद्रं मृत्युमृत्युं नमाम्यहम् ॥ here, I have some text showing ...
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Where is the Dakshina Kalika Stotram taken from?

The Dakshina Kalika Stotram in Sanskrit is a regularly recited hymn in many Bengali households, especially among Shaktites, that constitute the majority of Bengal. It is mentioned in almost all ...
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What is this word referring to in Bhutochatanam?

This sloka is used before puja (Sandhyavandanam in my case) to clear away ghosts and other bad spirits. उत्तिष्ठन्तु भूतपिशाचा येते भूमि भारका | एतेषां अविरोधेन ब्रह्म कर्म समारभे || This can be ...
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Where can I read Tantric texts in English

Where can I read Tantric texts? Is there any online pdf? I want the mantra in English and its meaning. Are there any commentaries by a Proper Guru?
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Need of Atharvashikha Upanishad in English Translation with Sanskrit Sloka?

Where can I get Atharvashikha Upanishad in English Translation with Sanskrit Shloka in pdf form? Namah Shivay
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Where can I get AtharvaShiras Upanishad with Sanskrit & english translation?

Where can I get AtharvaShiras Upanishad in english translation with Sanskrit Sloka in pdf?
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Actual translation especially according Sayanacharya of controversial verses of Shukla Yajurved Book 23, Verses 20-31 regarding Ashwamedha Yajna

The verses, descrbing Ashwamedha Yajna in controversial verses of Shukla Yajurved Book 23, Verses 20-31 is skipped in English translation. 19 Thee we invoke, troop-lord of troops, Thee we invoke, the ...
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English or Telugu translations of works of Bodhendra Saraswathi

Bodhendra Saraswathi was a Jivan Mukta and worked as 58th Acharya of Sri Kanchi kamakoti Peetam. You can read about him from the Kamakoti website. Sri Atma Bodhendra Saraswathi Swamiji attained mukti ...
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What is the translation of the Brihat Parashar Hora Shastram (1932 edition)?

Help translate into English chapter 47, verse 26 — Brihat Parashar Hora Shastram Uttara Khand Khemraj 1932 Shri Krishna Museum Kurukshetra देहायासो मनस्तापो राजद्वारे विरोधकृत ॥ विदेशगमनं चैव तीथया...
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Story of Suvarchala asking for a blind husband who can able to see

I read a story of Suvarchala from Mahabharata in the Telugu language. But I cannot able to find the same in this English translation. The following is the storyline There was a viprarshi named Devala....
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Author request: Shyam Aan Baso

There is this popular bhajan which has again became quite popular recently. It starts with श्यामा आन बसों वृंदावन में मेरी उमर बीत गई गोकुल में Who is the author of this Bhajan? What does the bhajan ...
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Correct translation of Nirukta 2.6

What is the translation of Nirukta 2.6? वृक्षवृक्षे वियता मीमय॒द् गौस्ततो वयः प्र प॑तान्पूरुषादः । वृक्षवृक्षे धनुषिधनुषि । वृत्वा क्षां तिष्ठतीति वा । क्षा क्षियतेः । निवासकर्मणेः नियता मीमयद् गौः ...
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Need translation for these Sanskrit verses in English

Aapo hi stha mayo bhuvah         Ta na urje dadhaatana         Mahe ranaya chaksase         Yo vah sivatamo rasah         Tasya bhajaya teha naha        Usatiriva matarah        Tasma aram gamama vah  ...
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Can someone please provide the meaning of the Hari Sankara Stotram by Adi Sankara from MAdhaviya Sankara Digvijayam?

I'm looking for Hari Sankara Stotram By Adi Sankara and a breakdown of the words in the stotram, along with the meaning of the verses.
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What does the following Shloka mean and can someone find me a source of this Shloka?

tarti shokmatmavit brahmosanstho mrutvameti I am trying to search for the meaning of the shloka but I am not able to find it so far, it would be helpful if someone can find the reference, and ...
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Is Vishnu called internally or externally Tamasic in Suta Gita and Shiva Dharmottara Purana?

As you may know, Shiv Purana says Vishnu Bhagavan and Laxmi Mata are only externally Saatvik looking but their true nature is Taamsik (Here). Skand Puran also says Vaishnav Puranas are Taamsik and ...
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Interpretation of the word tyaktajīvitāḥ in Sanskrit

I am currently listening to some discourses on the Bhagavad Gita. Today I was learning the meaning of BG 1.9: अन्ये च बहव: शूरा मदर्थे त्यक्तजीविता: | नानाशस्त्रप्रहरणा: सर्वे युद्धविशारदा: || 9|| I ...
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English Translation of Yaska's Nirukta

Is online English Translation of Yaska's Nirukta available ? If yes please provide .
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Side-by-side (vertical) parallel translation of The Srimad-Bhagavatam and other works?

I'm seeking to learn Sanskrit in order to study a wider variety of Vedic literature that is not always translated into English or other languages. I would like to obtain all 30 volumes of the Srimad-...
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Does anyone know if there is an English translation of Rudrayamala Tantram?

Is there an English translation of Rudrayamala Tantra available? Please provide the link for the same.
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Is translation of the following excerpt from Appayya Dikshita's Brahma Sutra Bhashya available in English?

Can anyone provide English translation of the following texts which are from Appayya Dikshita's Brahmasutra Bhasya? Has this text been translated into English? णाजातशत्रुणा का लोके माह्मणस्य महावि वि...
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Anyone give word to word translation of Brahma sutra Shankara bhashya 1:3:38?

Anyone give word to word translation of Brahma sutra Shankara bhashya 1:3:38 ? इतश्च न शूद्रस्याधिकारः यदस्य स्मृतेः श्रवणाध्ययनार्थप्रतिषेधो भवति। वेदश्रवणप्रतिषेधः वेदाध्ययनप्रतिषेधः तदर्थज्ञाना...
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Christumatha Nirupanam is available in English?

The book Christumatha Nirupanam is available English translation
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Where can I find the complete English translation of Astanga Hridaya?

Astanga Hridaya is one of the great texts on Ayurveda by Vagbhata. It can be divided into five parts: SUTRASTHANA SARIRA STHANA NIDANA STHANA CIKITSITA STHANA KALPASIDDHI STHANA and UTTARASTHANA I ...
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Where can I read Hanuman charitam in English?

Where can I read Hanuman charitam in English? Is there any online pdf?
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Help translating this stotram

At the end of Dakshinamurty Stotram is written : Angushtha Tarjanee Yoga Mudraa Vyaajena Dehinaam Shrutyartham Brahma Jeevaikyam Darshayanno Vataat Shivaha (...) Mounavyaakhyaa prakatita para brahma ...
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What is the correct translation of rig veda 8:1:1?

Rig veda 8:1:1 मा चि॑द॒न्यद्वि शं॑सत॒ सखा॑यो॒ मा रि॑षण्यत । इन्द्र॒मित्स्तो॑ता॒ वृष॑णं॒ सचा॑ सु॒ते मुहु॑रु॒क्था च॑ शंसत ॥ महान् आत्मा ईश्वर को छोड़ के जो मूढ़ जड़ सूर्य्यादिकों की, मानवकल्पित वि...
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Gayatri Mantra in Tibetan Script

Can anybody point me to a Tibetan translation or transliteration of the Gayatri Mantra? I need this for a book of mantras I am producing.
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What is the English translation of brihadaranyaka-upanishad Verse 6.4.3-6?

Brihadaranyaka-upanishad Verse 6.4.3-6 : तस्या वेदिरुपस्थः, लोमानि बर्हिः, चर्माधिषवणे—समिद्धो मध्यतः—तौ मुष्कौ; स यावान्ह वै वाजपेयेन यजमानस्य लोको भवति, तावानस्य लोको भवति य एवं विद्वानधोपहासं चरति;...
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Was Shiva really cursed and did his phallus really fall to the ground as claimed in this image?

This Instagram handle posted the following image claiming Shiva's phallus fell to the ground after he was cursed by a rishi. Is this story really present in the said scripture? May be the translation ...
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Can you give me Grhya Sutra 1.22.0, Grhya-Sutra 3.4.4, Grhya, Sutra 2.22.9?

Professor Kashi Nath Upadhyaya in his "Early Buddhism and Bhagavadgita" page 16-19 says Evidences for the existence of the MB after the 1st century A.D. are too numerous and too well known ...
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What is the proper translation of Rig Veda 10.95.15?

Rigveda 10.95.15, translated by Ralph T Griffith, is as follows. Nay, do not die, Pururavas, nor vanish: let not the evil-omened wolves devour thee. With women there can be no lasting friendship: ...
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Source and translation of these verses please

I know what the first verse means, and can guess what the 2nd one implies, but can anyone who knows Sanskrit translate the 2nd & the 3rd stanzas? And if you know what text or scripture these have ...
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What is the correct translation of rig veda book 8 hymn 33 verse 17

17 Indra himself hath said, The mind of woman brooks not discipline, Her intellect hath little weight. This is the translation by Ralph t Griffith. And it is also in the wiki. What is the correct ...
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Skanda slokas missing in Sanskrit

I am looking for Sanskrit shlokas for the below sections in English. Starting from: Vaisampayana continued, "Thus addressed by the Pandava in that assembly of Rishis, the worshipful Markandeya ...
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Translation of verses from Matsya Purana [closed]

Requesting a translation of the following verses 34-36 to English, from the Matsya Purana, Chapter 3: ततो वसिष्ठप्रमुखा भगिनीमिति चुकृशुः। ब्रह्मा न किंचिद् ददृशे तन्मुखालोकनादृते॥३४॥ अहो रुपमहो रूपमि...
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