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Do scriptures specify how animals should be killed during the sacrifice? Yes, the horse in the Ashwamedha is suffocated with a cloth. Taittiriya Brahmana 3.9.20: tArpyeNAshvam samjnapayanti | yajno vai tArpyam | yajnenaivainam samardhayanti | yAmena samnA prastotA'nUpatiSThate | yamalokam evainam gamayati They (the Samitars, the slaughterers) kill ...


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There is no concept of judgment day in Hindu scriptures. jeeva or individual soul goes through the process of repeated births and deaths till it attains liberation or moksha.


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I don’t remember where but I read somewhere that Pandava were of greater height than present human beings. Lord Krishna showed his huge size to Arjun. Gods were big but how big that is not clear.


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Rig Veda X.72.4 says Earth sprang from the Productive Power the regions from the earth were born. Dakṣa was born of Aditi, and Aditi was Dakṣa's Child. Satapata Brahmana 6:1:1:5 says That same Person became Pragâpati (lord of generation). And that Person which became Pragâpati is this very Agni (fire-altar), who is now (to be) built. 6:1:2:26 ...


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Chaitra Navaratri starts with pAdyami (1st day) of Chaitra month/mAsa. King Dasaratha wanted to coronate Sri Rama in chaitra month. चैत्रः श्रीमानयं मासः पुण्यः पुष्पितकाननः | यौवराज्याय रामस्य सर्वमेवोपकल्प्यताम् || २-३-४ राज्ञस्तूपरते वाक्ये जनघोषो महानभूत् | "This is the glorious and auspicious month of Chaitra, in which the forests bloom ...


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The following are the excerpts from the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi. Once ‘A’ asked: How can one be worshipful while engaged in daily work? Sri Bhagavan did not reply. Ten minutes passed. A few girls came for darsan of Sri Bhagavan. They began to sing and dance. Their song was to the effect: “We will churn the milk without losing thought of ...


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