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What are the basic requirements to be a Hindu or to be identified as a part of Sanathana Dharma?

Sindu River, became Hindu river and people who lived on the other side were called Hindus by people who were west of India. The same Sindu river became called as Indus which gave the country the name ...
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What are the basic requirements to be a Hindu or to be identified as a part of Sanathana Dharma?

The do's and don't's for a follower of Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma do not exist in canonical scripture - so the answer has to be based on personal experience. A born Hindu cannot be excommunicated - ...
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Are people born under an eclipse considered inauspicious or ill-fated?

Yes. A person born under eclipse is considered ill-fated, as per the Brihat-Parashara-Hora Shastra. The text, however, doesn't mention which amongst the Lunar or Solar eclipse birth will be more ...
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"Once Yogi, Twice Bhogi, Thrice Rogi" -- What should be the number of meals per day?

This is what the Padma-Purāṇa says - Chapter 49, Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa, Padma-Purāṇa देवानामेकभुक्तं तु द्विभुक्तं स्यान्नरस्य च ॥ १२७.ख ॥ त्रिभुक्तं प्रेतदैत्यस्य चतुर्थं कौणपस्य तु ॥ १२८.क ॥ Gods eat once ...
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