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Is there any evidence to prove that Ramayan and Mahabharata are not Copied From Buddhist Jatakas. The Dashratha and Gatha Jatakas

rAmAyaNa & mahAbhArata are mentioned as part of buddha's education in mahabuddhavamsa & lalitavistara sutra : mahabuddhavamsa 2.1 ch.2 part 5 : The Prince, a Bodhisatta, demonstrated his ...
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Is there any evidence to prove that Ramayan and Mahabharata are not Copied From Buddhist Jatakas. The Dashratha and Gatha Jatakas

It can be rationally proven that Ramayana and Mahabharata weren't copied from Buddhist Jataka and were the other way around. If you look at the extent of detail in the Ithihasas and their mere length, ...
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Is there any evidence to prove that Ramayan and Mahabharata are not Copied From Buddhist Jatakas. The Dashratha and Gatha Jatakas

Disclaimer: To give direct citations and a proper answer as expected by Hinduism SE, for this question is not easy, so I am going to make an internal logical argument in favor of the ancientness of ...
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Looking for that passage or verse from Ramayana where Rama acknowldeges the power of Bhakti

सुनु कपि तोहि समान उपकारी। नहिं कोउ सुर नर मुनि तनुधारी॥ प्रति उपकार करौं का तोरा। सनमुख होइ न सकत मन मोरा॥3॥
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Where was Sumitrā from?

Both Raghuvaṁśa and Ānandarāmāyaṇa, are on agreement regarding where Sumitrā was from. tamalabhanta patiṁ patidevatāḥ śikhariṇāmiva sāgaramāpagāḥ / magadhakosalakekayaśāsināṁ duhitaro'...
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Was Kumbhakarna a robot?

The ślokas relevant to the OP's question, are as follows - kumbhakarṇaṁ samīkṣyaiva harayo'dya pradudruvuḥ / kathamenaṁ raṇe kruddhaṁ vārayiṣyanti vānarāḥ // ucyantāṁ vānarāḥ sarve yantrametat ...
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Who was Dasharatha's second wife?

Firstly, some basic terminology would be introduced. In the antaḥpuram of Rājā, are the strī-s associated with him, which includes his rājapatnīs. There are various types of rājapatnīs, such as ...
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Why did Sita accuse Lakshmana of being lustful?

Fear of her dear husband's loss of life, danger of death, loss of all security in a forest when helplessly driven to a corner.. in such a worst circumstance any woman ( much so a Pathivrata) will ...
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If every Purana is written in different Kalpa, then the incidents of Ramayana written in these Puranas are also according to the same Kalpa?

Matsya Purana lists which Purana belongs to which Kalpa - Padma Purana - Padma Kalpa Vishnu Purana - Varaha Kalpa Vayu Purana - Sveta Kalpa Bhagavata Purana - Sarasvata Kalpa Agni Purana - Isana ...
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Original sanskrit texts

You can look at the Openn Indica Collection and CNTRL F to search for Mahabharata and Ramayana Manuscripts, but a whole and complete Manuscript is unlikely. A manuscript of the Bhishma Parva with ...
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What should one do if someone abuses one's Guru and Guru's family members?

One should immediately leave the place to save one's soul from the grave offense of hearing sadhu-ninda. Below are a few verses on this topic from the Bhagavata Purana: When Daksha offended Lord Śiva ...
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What should one do if someone abuses one's Guru and Guru's family members?

The disciple must never hear Guru Ninda. When someone is abusing or censuring the Guru, the disciple should put his hands on his ears and leave that place. This is mentioned both in Kularnava Tantram ...
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Hindu Equivalent of Pascal's Wager?

The question then, from Hindu stand point is posed from an Atheist or Charvaka perspective to the Theist or Astika, as to why should one follow dharma and do good deeds and why should one strive for ...
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Lakshmana Rekha Mythology?

The incident of Laxmana drawing a line around Sita (Laxmana Rekha) is very popular. However, it is not part of the original Ramayana. Valmiki never mentioned any such thing. Here I am quoting from ...
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