Is there any scriptural refrence regarding this point that sacrificed animal can come back to life if mantras are chanted rightly?
This can't be possible because there are actually mantras from the veda samhitas uttered in the animal sacrifice and addressed to the sacrificial animal that explicitly wish the animal a speedy journey to swarga after it's ...
Why Lord Krishna's opinion is contradictory about animal sacrifice? How to reconcile this contradiction?
हिंसायां यदि राग: स्याद् यज्ञ एव न चोदना
Such passion for violence, however, is never encouraged within the process of Vedic sacrifice.
This is true. The Vedas don't enjoin animal sacrifice to encourage violence or the passion/desire for ...
It is actually based on the concept that:
We are not this body but we are sprit soul.
So when the sacrificial animal is sacrificed, the sages due to high consciousness and power obtained from tapasya and austerities, had the power to remove the soul from one body while sacrificing the old body and gifted the soul of the sacrificial animal a new body of the ...
"The foremost of heat-giving ones, viz., Surya, having divided his body in twain, continued with one portion to give heat to the worlds and with another to live (on Earth.) as Karna. "
It clearly states Karna was partial incarnation of Surya> So Surya continued to live in his abode even though ...
First of all you need to know that woman at that time didn't covered their breasts. As we can see woman are wearing kumkum or sandal paste on their breasts they don't cover it.
Now this can be due to health benefits of kumkum maybe it made breasts more beautiful
I just wanted to add my opinion as an answer. In regards to context, Krishna might have said so to stop Bramhanas and Ksatriyas from doing Materialistic Jobs, for their duties and responsibilities towards society are much higher. It doesn't use that harsh language on Vaishyas. As regards respect is considered, we can look at Vedas -
Salutations and ...