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Where in scriptures are menstruating women not allowed to do bhakti?

I do not think so that it has been mentioned so anywhere. However in Mahabharatha, we have a reference- After Dharmaraja looses in the gambling, Duryodhana orders Dussasana to bring Draupadi to the ...
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Why Hindu Gods do not protect Hindus anymore in the modern day?

The answer : We are living in Kali Yuga, and it was even told by God himself that devotees will be hunted down like animals,and mlecchas will take over and ruin everything. For example, there is one ...
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Is Shiva praised within the Valmiki-Ramayan?

They don't quite praise him long-windedly, but there are positive notions of Shiva. Here are two such lines: [7.61] “Thus spoke Madhu, and the Lord of all beings, Shiva, that great God, answered him. ...
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Can anyone share Dhyanmantra for Krishna?

Note: This is primary version of answer, under construction and will be updated with more information All of these are taken from the Vṛhattantrasāra For the 10-lettered mantra Remember Govinda ...
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Can anyone share Dhyanmantra for Krishna?

Hindupedia gives Dhyana Shlokas/Mantras for a variety of deities. For Shri Krishna (actually for Bala Krishna or child Krishna) we get the following: Lord Krishna Balam neelambhudhabham navamani ...
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Are there other determinants of caste apart from birth and qualities?

I am answering second part ' Do other preceptors say that Bhakti can override caste by birth' Even a person born in a family of dog-eaters immediately becomes eligible to perform Vedic sacrifices if ...
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Sri Vaishnavism - What to do?

Adiyen Ramanuja Dasan We have a community of Sri Vaishnavas on discord you should join it for guidance : https://discord.gg/hHT4UeCnUH In any case you should start by the following books. https://...
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Can bad things happen to a devotee of god?

Yes, bad things do happen even to devotees of Ishwara/God. Here are some examples - Arjuna lost his son Abhimanyu in war. Bhishma had to endure the bed of arrows. Pandavas faced exile, humiliations....
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Is it possible to worship God in forms that aren't sanctioned by any scripture?

Ishwara/God is not limited to only a few forms. Ishwara can take any form. For worship, the form of Ishwara does not matter. What matters is the correct understanding of the tattva (nature) of Ishwara....
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Age old divine confusion: Shiva or Krishna?

Bhagavan Krishna says this in Mahabharata Shanti Parva He who knows Rudra knows myself, and he who knows myself knows Rudra. He who follows Rudra follows me, Rudra is Narayana. Both are one; and one ...
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Can One Worship God as a Wife?

INTRO : There is no equivalent word for Ḍharmapathni in English. The word wife will not suffice. Many western translators with British backgrounds used terms like ‘Lord‘ to define the term Pathi, so ...
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How should the bhakti of god be done?

I have given below some tips from Srimad Bhagavata Purana. Prahlada’s nine points of devotion Hearing about Vishnu, singing about Him, remembering Him, serving Him, saluting Him, being His servant, ...
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Does devotion means chanting God name as portrayed in movies?

There are 9 types of devotion as mentioned in ancient scriptures śravaṇaṁ kīrtanaṁ viṣṇoḥ smaraṇaṁ pāda-sevanam arcanaṁ vandanaṁ dāsyaṁ sakhyam ātma-nivedanam iti puṁsārpitā viṣṇau bhaktiś cen nava-...
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Does Vishnu care only about his devotees?

It is true that God looks after devotees. God helps His devotees Whoever, being devoted to Me solely, engage themselves always in contemplation and worship of Me – to such ever-steadfast devotees I ...
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Does Vishnu care only about his devotees?

If Vishnu didn't care about others this world would be damned to ruination. God has a dharma for all living beings in Hinduism, not just his Bhaktas. However, his Bhakatas (Vaishnavas) seek him and ...
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how to do bhakti with non bhakt parents?

To achieve success in any field, discipline and timing are key players. As you are preparing for higher studies, bhakti will help you to keep away from distractions in this age. It can also become a ...
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how to do bhakti with non bhakt parents?

Bhakti comes from within and is not an external process. You can do it without anyone knowing or seeing. I feel that you have a confused state of mind. Clear your thoughts and set your priorities. I ...
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Can anyone share Dhyanmantra for Krishna?

हरे कृष्ण हरे कृष्ण , कृष्ण कृष्ण हरे हरे | हरे राम हरे राम , राम राम हरे हरे || The mantra can be found in its origin in the Kali-Santarana Upanishad, a Vaishnav Upanishad of the Krishna Yajurveda “...
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