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Why is killing even evil brahmins categorized as 'brahma hatya'?

There is no brahmahatya when a war initiated by brAhmaNa as per mahAbhArata-Adiparva-CLXLII (arjuna in disguise of a brAhmaNa in this case): Then those bulls among Brahmanas shaking their deer-skins ...
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Why did some Hindu gurus like Vivekananda tell people to serve humanity and do charity when it is banned in Hinduism?

Charity to anyone apart from Veda-learned Brahmins is banned in Hinduism ABSOLUTELY NON-SENSE And I say this because शरणागतमुद्विग्नमाक्रान्तं रिपुतस्करैः | माभैरिति चाश्वास्य शिवलोके महीयते || दारि...
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Why did some Hindu gurus like Vivekananda tell people to serve humanity and do charity when it is banned in Hinduism?

I suggest you go through the following verses to learn how Hindu scriptures view danam (translated as charity). Liberality 1.The Gods have not ordained hunger to be our death: even to the well-fed ...
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What is the procedure for Sandhyavandanam for a Krsna-Yajurvedin Nambudiri of the Taittiriya Sakha and Baudhayana Sutra?

Ask any Priest of your sect..You may even get a printed guide for your sect..
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