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Is abortion permissible if life of mother is in danger?

In order to answer this question let us take a look at why dharma is needed in Samsara. Why can't we just have artha and kama as goals in samsara? Bhishma on Dharma Bhishma said, ‘..it is difficult ...
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Is abortion permissible if life of mother is in danger?

The answer can be both Yes and No. View 1: Yes. In the book - Dancing with Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2003 Edition), the acharya says - Mandala 15: ...
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Did any major epic or puranic character ever die of natural causes like disease or old age?

Yes, the three wives of King Dashratha (father of god Sri Rama) viz. the Queen Kaushalya, Sumitra & Kaikeyi, died from the natural causes of ageing and senescence. This is mentioned in the Uttara-...
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References to Varanasi in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata

Yes, Kashi (Varanasi) finds mention in both the itihasas - the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. 1. The Valmiki-Ramayana (i). Bala-Kanda Verse 1.13.23 तथा काशीपतिं स्निग्धं सततं प्रियवादिनम् । सद् ...
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From where can I get Shiva Rahasya Purana's English translation?

The Shiva Rahasya Purana english version can be read from here. If you wanna to download it, from here you can.
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Why Vidvat Sannyasa is considered superior as compared to Vividhisha Sannyasa?

The OP claims - "Vidvat Sannyasa is considered superior to Vivdhisha Sannyasa". However, to my knowledge, it seems no Swami or acharya or Saint makes such a distinction, at least in terms of ...
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