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Are there multiple stories on Kolasura?

In this post, Kolhasura is said to be killed by Lakshmi in Kolhapur. In here, Goddess Mookambika is said to kill Kolasura at Kollur. Also, Goddess Kali kills him in this version. Are these stories ...
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Are Kamadhenu and Surabhi the same?

what are the most famous legends of the origin of the divine bovine-goddess Kamadhenu-Surabhi?
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how come the same scripture declares a deity to be Brahman and also created by another deity and subordinate

Ramayana says Brahma is Brahman , but is also lotus-born. Mahabharata says Siva/Rudra is Brahman and created Vishnu and Brahma, but also says many many times that he is Brahma's son. Are these ...
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What fraction of known scriptures has been scanned and stored digitally?

The best quality manuscript of the Paippalada recension of the Atharva Veda was discovered only in 1957. I believe there is a large number of palm-leaf manuscripts that have not yet been scanned and ...
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Do the different types of religious discourses have different traditions?

Upanyasam Kalakshepam Pravachanam Harikatha Are four forms of religious discourse I am aware of. Are these synonymous or do they have different traditions behind them?
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Could the various anthropomorphic species (humans,devas, Rakshasas, Daityas, Danavas et al) mentioned in scripture freely interbreed?

Ravana is said to be of mixed breed - Brahmin & Rakshasa. Kunti is a human who had children with Devas. These and many other examples suggest some interbreeding WAS possible among these species. ...
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Did the Narayani Sena actually fight for the Kauravas since Krishna had given them to Duryodhana?

Were they free to choose which side they fought on? Kritavarma obeyed Krishna's promise, but Satyaki directly disobeyed it.
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How to fight your anxiety?

I would like to know how I can conquer my fears. I'm not talking about big fear like the fear of death, etc., I just want to know how to conquer the fears we face in our daily life. I'm going to share ...
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