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The question is: What if some one excuses other in-spite of getting insult? Is it dharma to take revenge for getting insult? People in the the other 3 ashramas, ie., brahmacharya, Vanaprastha and Sannyasa are dependent only people in Grihasta ashrama only. So it boils down to the fact that it rests on Grihastas as to how to guide the people in ...


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And, why would that be offensive? Whatever Murti or saint that you choose is completely up to you. You have freedom in the Waking state 😀. It doesn’t matter what you call your beliefs, vedantist, zen Buddhist, neutralist, atheists or anything. If you believe in something believe it with all your heart and use your own discretion to forge ahead in ...


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It does not mean trained external behavior or genetic predisposition. We can rule out genetic predisposition because genes are western medical entities and I doubt if one can equate genes with Gunas. Gunas are specialised entities introduced by Sankhya Darsana. Presence of specific gunas leads to predisposition. What exactly is meant by Gunas. Sattva, ...


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The question is What does the word guna mean in this verse? Does guna mean external, trained behavior that people see, or does it mean genetic, inherent, natural predisposition? It is well known that different people have different natures. Does guna here mean nature or nurture (trained, controlled behavior)? In my opinion, Guna indicates only ...


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The crux of this story was mentioned in Adi Parva of Mahabharata. Sukra then answered, 'I never speak an untruth. Even now, O king, art thou attacked by decrepitude. But if thou likest, thou art competent to transfer this thy decrepitude to another.' Yayati said, 'O Brahmana, let it be commanded by thee that that son of mine who giveth me his ...


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If insect doing any harm to people then such kind of insect called 'tamas' & to kill such insect is not any kind of sin. If you do some thing for a good reason, it’s not a sin, but if you do something for a bad reason, it is not accepted. Most of the time, when we kill an animal, we do it because we are protecting ourselves from the potential attack of ...


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