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Is Manipura, mentioned in Mahabharata, the same place as the current Indian state of Manipura?

Actually, it is not! Mahabharata Adi Parva, Arjuna Vanavasa Parva Chapter 217 describes Arjuna's pilgrimage route. Getting down from the Himalayas, he went eastward. He visited many famous pilgrimage ...
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Is bharatavarsha the entire planet or only indian subcontinent?

What my personal belief is - jambudvipa is continent , bharatvarsha is indian sub continent and bharat is south part of bharatvarsha that is india from sanatkumara samhita In the three worlds the ...
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Is bharatavarsha the entire planet or only indian subcontinent?

It refers only to India. Bharatvarsa Said the God of fire: The country which lies to the north of the ocean and on the south side of the mount Himalaya is called Bharatvarsa and measure nine thousand ...
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Is there any description of Bharatavarsha in Hindu Scriptures?

The Skanda Mahā-Purāṇa exactly mentions what constitutes the BhārataVarṣa. Chapter 11 Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya, Skanda-purāṇa ईश्वर उवाच । पृथिव्या मध्यगर्भस्थं जंबूद्वीपमिति स्मृतम् । तच्च वै नवधा भि...
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Is the River Sarasvati from Rig Veda Mandala 6 an Afghani River?

There is no way to prove or disprove such claims. You have mentioned the Sarasvati hymn in Rig Veda VI.61. There is another mention of Sarasvati in Book 7. This stream Sarasvati with fostering ...
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What is the actual birthplace of Sita ji according to scriptures?

Sita was likely born somewhere in jungles of Himalayas, perhaps close to Kailash mountain. The story of Birth of Sita starts with that of Vedvati. When Ravan received strong boons from Shiva, he went ...
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Did Lord Rama's wife Devi Sita belong to Nepal? In which place did she stay during pregnancy?

For the exact location of Sita, we need to trace the path of Rishi Vishwamitra, God Rama and Lakshmana after they left Ayodhya. Vishwamitra taught God Rama bala and atibala mantra, at present-day ...
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Ancient sages or Rishis (ऋषी) and Locations of their hermitages (आश्रम)

Ayodhya's tirtha-sthala (holy spots) like the exact location of Shree Rama janma-bhoomi, Rishi Lomasha ashrama (hermitage), Vasishtha-kunda, Brihaspati-kunda, etc. which are mentioned in ancient ...
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