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Does Hinduism promotes violence against inter caste marriage

Ramanujacharya was forced to leave Srirangam due to Kulothunga Chola and came to Karnataka. He later came to Melkote, where he found the idol of Cheluvanarayana Swami in an anthill. He then re-...
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Does Krishna Bhagavatam say that Brahmins in Kaliyuga would not follow their Varna-Dharma?

Yes. Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Mahā-Purāṇa does say that, as do almost all the Purāṇika texts. ŚB 12.2.3 The Evils of the Kaliyuga दाम्पत्येऽभिरुचिर्हेतुर्मायैव व्यावहारिके । स्त्रीत्वे पुंस्त्वे च हि रतिर्वि...
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What is the relevance of "Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah" in Kaliyuga? How is it justified now?

According to me, we may also interpret this verse as a standalone verse, just like we have the famous Vedic-Mahāvākyas. Similarly, this may be treated as an equivalent Smṛti-Mahāvākya (for a lack of a ...
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What is the difference between Dharma-Adharma and Paap-Punya?

Swami Sivananda in his commentary on Srimad Bhagavad Gita 4.7 says - Dharma is that which sustains and holds together. There is no proper equivalent for this term in the English language. That ...
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What does Bhakti do in ones life?

This sanskrit mantra says one who thinks of Pundarikaksha becomes pure Yes, as in the story of Ajāmiḷa who attained mukti on his deathbed after a life of vice by unknowingly chanting 'Nārāyaṇā'. In ...
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Regarding rebirth and karma

yaḥ sarvajñaḥ sarvavidyasya jñānamayaṃ tāpaḥ |(Muṇḍakopaniṣhad 1.1.9) Ishwara is all-knowing and omniscient. His austerity consists of knowledge. Ishwara though a non doer (karta), is possibly the ...
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Regarding rebirth and karma

First things first, truly speaking there's no karma and rebirth in reality. In true Sanatan Vedic Dharma, there's no concept of God who keeps track of the karma of Jiva and punishes them according to ...
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Is Kama and Arth equally important as Dharma?

Dharma, Artha, and Kāma together are known as Trivarga (त्रिवर्ग). Dharma is not falsely glorified, indeed it is the means to realize the other Puruṣārthas, and not otherwise. In that sense, Dharma is ...
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Is Kama and Arth equally important as Dharma?

No, Artha and Kama are not equally important as Dharma. Dharma as one of the Purusharthas (Dharma, Kama, Artha and Moksha) means righteousness and not rituals. Dharma is needed even in Samsara to keep ...
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Is Kama and Arth equally important as Dharma?

In the perspective of vedanta(or Brahma Vidya), Preyas is what is pleasing to senses, (born out of contact with sense objects) accomodate the 3 purusharthas dharma artha and kama . Shreyas is the ...
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