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Who is Goddess Kubjika?

Goddess Kubjika is mentioned in Chapter 143 and 144 of The Agni Purana.: Chapter 143 - Mode of worship of Goddess Kubjikā I shall describe the mode of worship of (goddess) Kubjikā that accomplishes ...
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How do gods/devatas procreate?

Fifteen years after the Mahabharata war, Kunti, Gandhari, Dhritarashtra, and Vidura leave Hastinapura to retire in the woods. Maharshi Veda Vyasa meets Kunti who tells him that she is desperate to see ...
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Where is the location of Naraka, the abode of Yama?

Where is Naraka's Location? https://www.thehinduportal.com/2017/08/what-is-naraka-hell-and-where-it-located.html The Bhagavata Purana describes Naraka as beneath the earth: between the seven realms ...
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Narasimha is a form of Devi Durga?

There are different texts, which equates 10 mahavidyas with 10 avatars differently. But, The MundamAla Tantram, which is a ShAkta Agama gives the list of Das Mahadyas and Das Avataras as follows: ...
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Narasimha is a form of Devi Durga?

Pratyangira Sanskrit: प्रत्यङ्गिरा, Pratyaṅgirā, also called Atharvana Bhadrakali, Narasimhi, Simhamukhi, and Nikumbala, is a Hindu goddess associated with Shaktism. She is described to be the female ...
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Meaning of Uchimuhurdhal

It refers to sniffing the head of a newborn baby during the Jatakarma ritual. Uchchi means peak. Uchchi thalai means peak of head. mukarthal means to sniff. The technical term for that is mUrdhani-...
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Which scripture was first to identify Buddha as an avatar of Lord Vishnu?

𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗩𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰 𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗽𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀 🍁Buddha in Dashavatara list in Narada Purana...👇 निर्गुणाय निरीहाय नीतिज्ञायाक्रियात्मने । बुद्धाय कल्किरूपाय क्षेत्रज्ञायाक्षराय च ॥ ३२-३६ (Narada Purana -...
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Can a Sudra become a Brahmin in 'this' birth?

🌸Clear indications of varna system according to merit are found in brahmana texts. A Brahmin person can also become a Kshatriya Vaishya or Shudra on the basis of his deeds. स ह दीक्षमाणः एव ब्राहमणता...

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