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Are there any scriptures available (or mention) that are related to GyanVapi mandir?

Description of Jñānavāpī (Gyanvapi) or Jñānodatīrtha, and its mahatmya is extensively mentioned in many chapters of Kāśī Khanda of Skanda Purana. In one of the early Satya Yugas, Īśāna was roaming on ...
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Are there any scriptures available (or mention) that are related to GyanVapi mandir?

@TheDestroyer has already given a detailed answer from Skandha Purana. I just want to focus on two aspects: 1) The name GyanaVapi (JnanaVapi / ज्ञानवापी): Skandha Purana Kashi Khanda Purvardha chapter ...
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Are there any scriptures available (or mention) that are related to GyanVapi mandir?

It is mentioned in guru charitra by Shri Saraswati Gangadhar. ज्ञानवापीं करी स्नान । नंदिकेश्वर अर्चोन । तारकेश्वर पूजोन । पुढें जावें मग तुवां ॥५७॥ Below verse is from padma purana uttara khanda ...
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Do scriptures say to take sannyas only after permission from wife or mother?

Yes, there are some scriptures which state that before renouncing one must first take approval of the family. [31] "He who renounces in the proper order1 becomes a renunciant." "What ...
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Does any scripture other than Mahabharatha has the story of Savitri and Satyavan?

The Devi Bhagavata Purana also has the story. The chaste Sâvitrî, too, followed him. Unfortunately Satyavâna fell down from a tree and died. Yama, the God of Death, saw his soul as a Purusa of the ...
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How is the name Shiva connected with the aspect of the Supreme Lord?

Yes, the name Shiva itself also denotes that Lord is the Ruler also. If we reverse the word Shiva (शिव) we get the word Vashi (वशी) which means 'who is the controller of all' which has a similar ...
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What are all the rupas of devi to manifest in us according to devi stotra?

This is the part of famous Tantrokta Devi Suktam that is part of Durga Saptasati that is part of Devi Mahatmya of Markandeya Purana. This suktam was sung by Devas when they were defeated by Shumbha ...
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Does the Adiyogi of Sadhguru have a scriptural basis

Sadhguru's background seems to be based on various Shaivite sects across Yoga and Tantra. In my answer, I am not confirming Sadhguru's view (version of AdiYogi) exactly as he tells, but only providing ...
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Do scriptures consider marriage to be hindrance to achieve moksha?

No. For an average person, following all the four ashramas is the right conduct. Infact, the stage of the householder is the source, support and means of sustenance, on which the other three ashramas ...
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Does any scripture other than Mahabharatha has the story of Savitri and Satyavan?

Yes. It is at least mentioned in four major Puranas, and one Upa-purana. 1. In the Skanda Purana 7.1.166. it is referenced. Yama said: I am Yama, who controls and restrains, the terror of all the ...
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Which verses of the Sama Veda are not taken from the Rig Veda?

I found this question through searching while I myself was looking for the answer. Since then I found a book with an index of Samaveda mantras not found in the Rigveda so I came back and made an ...
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Worship God via Image – is one passage sufficient?

There are many passages in Hindu scripture that praise murti puja. Henceforth, I shall mention the benefit accruing from the installation of the idol entirely, for the welfare of the world. The idol ...
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Are there any similar statements from scriptures that reject "setting up of religious standards"?

To start with, the translation might have been wrongly interpreted. So, I doubt in the light of that, does the question stands answerable? In any case, let's see the original Sanskrit Text, along ...
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If a parent has one and only child, will he not be able to learn to play the flute?

As far as I know is Hinduism there is no texts or scriptures stating that if a parent has one and only child that their child cannot play the flute. I searched through I internet and could not find ...
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"Once Yogi, Twice Bhogi, Thrice Rogi" -- What should be the number of meals per day?

This is what the Padma-Purāṇa says - Chapter 49, Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa, Padma-Purāṇa देवानामेकभुक्तं तु द्विभुक्तं स्यान्नरस्य च ॥ १२७.ख ॥ त्रिभुक्तं प्रेतदैत्यस्य चतुर्थं कौणपस्य तु ॥ १२८.क ॥ Gods eat once ...
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Who was Kohlaasura? How did Mother Lakshmi kill him?

1. Who was Kolhaasura? He was demon of the form of a boar. He was frightening the tri-lokas. 2. Is the story written in some Scriptures? Yes, it is briefly rederenced to in the Skandamahāpurāṇam 4....
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