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Does any scripture other than Mahabharatha has the story of Savitri and Satyavan?

The Devi Bhagavata Purana also has the story. The chaste Sâvitrî, too, followed him. Unfortunately Satyavâna fell down from a tree and died. Yama, the God of Death, saw his soul as a Purusa of the ...
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Does any scripture other than Mahabharatha has the story of Savitri and Satyavan?

Yes. It is at least mentioned in four major Puranas, and one Upa-purana. 1. In the Skanda Purana 7.1.166. it is referenced. Yama said: I am Yama, who controls and restrains, the terror of all the ...
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How did Kripacharya become "Chiranjivi"?

As per the Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya by Dvaita School preceptor, Anandatirtha aka Madhavacharya, the god Vishnu bestowed immortality (Chiranjeevi) and the position of Saptarishi for the next ...
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Are there any similar statements from scriptures that reject "setting up of religious standards"?

To start with, the translation might have been wrongly interpreted. So, I doubt in the light of that, does the question stands answerable? In any case, let's see the original Sanskrit Text, along ...
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Family tree of Prishadhra?

What is family tree of Prishadhra? According to Scriptures, Prishadhra was the son of Vaivasvata Manu. I am quoting from Agni Purana, Chapter 273. 5-6. Vaivasvata Manu had eight sons best of all but ...
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What happened to Kripa after Mahabharata War?

Kripacharya was blessed with longetivity till the end of the Kalpa (Chiranjeevi) and also is scheduled to become one of the Saptarishis of the next Manvantara, as I discuss in this answer. Also, ...
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