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Duhsala’s son Suratha was ruling the kingdom. After listening to the news of Arjuna coming towards the kingdom, he fells pale and dies of fear. Suratha had a young son who challenged Arjuna. Duhsala got very scared and begs Arjuna to live her grandson alive. Arjuna feels very sad to know that Duhsala’s son died because of him and appoints Duhsala’s grandson ...


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The answer that quotes the Upanishad is more than enough. I am just adding to that answer by quoting Rig Veda that clearly states that a person after death can come back to earth. Burn him not up, nor quite consume him, Agni: let not his body or his skin be scattered. O Jatavedas, when thou hast matured him, then send him on his way unto the Fathers. When ...


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None, because the Vedas say that reincarnation is real: Chhandogya Upanishad 5.10.7 - Those whose conduct has been good here will shortly get birth such as a brahmana, a kshatriya, or a vaishya. But those whose conduct has been evil will be born in evil births shortly such as the birth of a dog, or as a pig, or a chandala. And then a brahmana, etc. who ...


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In Mahabharata when his wife Pradweshi tells her husband Dhirgatamas that she is leaving him as she is tired of him, he cursed all women. He curses that FROM THAT DAY a woman can have only one husband and she cannot marry again after her husband's death. That implies that TILL he curse all women, widows could marry.


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Dvija means twice born. Brahmins, kshatriyas and Vaishya are called twice borns because they are initiated with sacred thread. Yājñavalkya (1. 39).—‘For the first time, the Brāhmaṇa, the Kṣatriya and the Vaiśya are born from their mother; for the second time, out of the girdle-tying Rite (of Upanayana); it is for this reason that they have been declared to ...


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I was recently reading chapter 24 of canto 4 of Srimad Bhagavatam and got confused by a certain verse, but now that I am looking at this question, it makes much more sense: My Lord, O Aniruddha, You are the authority by which the doors of the higher planetary systems and liberation are opened. You are always within the pure heart of the living entity. ...


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Both Ramayana and Mahabharata states about Lord Jagannath. Please see the chapter of the book Lord Jagannath By Suryanarayan Das under the chapter stories from the ramayana and mahabharata (page 12). Mahabharata does so when describing the Ashvamedh Yajna of Indradyumna and the advent of the deities of the Jagannath temple (Jagannatha, Subhadra and ...


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Killing any one is of course a sin unless it is in a war. You really want to know if women can be given capital punishment and whether a woman can be hit. The answer to both these questions is negative. Women cannot be hit and they cannot be given capital punishment. Pay respect to womanhood, as they are all born of the family of the Divine Mother. Punish ...


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Gita press mahabharat have 100,217 shlokas In which 86600 are from North indian scripts, 6584 from South indian recession and 7033 are उवाच shlokas.


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"My tongue never uttereth an untruth and my heart never inclineth to what is sinful. When my heart approveth of it, it can never be sinful.'' By these words he means that if a guy whose never lied and sinned in his entire life thinks its okay, then it actually is okay. And it is true in today's world as well, if a guy who has never lied in his entire ...


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Yes. Hindu scriptures allow women to remarry after husband's death. Naradha Smriti 12.97 “When her husband is lost or dead, when he has become a religious ascetic, when he is impotent, when he has been expelled from caste, in these cases a woman may be Justified in another husband. Parashara Smriti 4.28 “When her husband is missing or is dead or has ...


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Arjuna spent one night with Ulupi and begot a son named Iravat. Ulupi's husband was killed by Garuda a long time ago and she was living in her father's palace. Arjuna gave Ulupi the status of a wife even though there was no official marriage between them. Here is the citation from Bhishma Parva: This handsome and valiant son of Arjuna, named Iravat, was ...


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Ulupi was not a widow as she says This verse is in Adiparva, chapter 213, verse number 20 Here is the English translation from The Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (Book I: Adi Parva, Arjuna Vanavasa Parva Section CCXVI) "Hearing these words of Arjuna, Ulupi answered, 'There is a Naga of the name of Kauravya, ...


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The story, described in the Bhavishya Parva of the Harivamsa, is related to the aftermath of Janamejaya’s sarpa satra and him having finished listening to Vaishampayana’s narration of Mahabharata and Shri Krishna’s Leela. Janamejaya performed the horse sacrifice where Indra possessed the horse and having intercourse with the queen (actually Apsara Rambha), ...


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