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What is the mantra for Putra Kameshti Yagna?

The Putra Kāmeṣṭi Yajña is a Vaidika Yajña of the Atharvaṇa veda, and thus is only open to Yajñopavīta wearers who are adhikārins and have done vedādhyayana.
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Can Shudras not attain heaven?

Any manuṣya, regardless of liṅga or jāti (including cāṇḍāla), has the potential to attain svargagati or narakagati (upon mṛtyu), depending on that person's karman. karama pradhāna bisva kari rākhā / ...
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Did Urmila Really Sleep for Fourteen Years?

There are many unscientific incidents which has no evidence and no relationship with truth.e.g ashvemedha yajna, elephant head in human body, flying monkeys,etc etc.
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Why are Ahalya,Tara, Mandodari, Kunti, and Draupadi called panchakanyas?

The five you mention had relations with more than one partner: Ahalya with Indra despite being married to Gautam. [Reference: Valmiki Ramayan, Baalkand Sarga 49, https://sanskritdocuments.org/sites/...
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Did Ram become Chakravarti Samrat?

Rama conducted 10 Ashwamedha Yagas. This means all the kings of India were subjucated and under his rule. So Lord Rama was chakravartin. Reigning for ten thousand years, he offered up ten horse ...
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Rama advises Lakshmana not to speak ill of Kaikeyi and instead of speak well of Bharata - what is the original verse?

I was searching for the same verse just now, and found this question, so posting an answer here for anyone else who may arrive here looking. My incorrect memory was that it occurs in the Ayodhyā (...
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Is it true that in Valmiki Ramayan Ram is described as only a human prince?

No. Valmiki's Rama is explicitly Vishnu himself - Word of Parashurama - I have realized your touch of nature as that of the Immutable Supreme Being, God of Gods, the Exterminator of the demon Madhu, ...
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