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Is Khubja a wife of lord Krishna?

The above translation is correct - Surpanaka did ask for a boon from Siva that Rama becomes her husband. Varam and varah are both commonly translated as a husband: https://vedabase.io/en/search/...
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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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Does the sect Sauram still exist?

Saura sect use Saura Puranas and Saura Agamas. They also use Shiva rahasya by verman who has interpreted everything related to Shiva as Surya.
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Which scripture is the source of the verse "kalau śūdra sambhavaḥ"?

The correct version of the verse is asuddhah sudra-kalpa hi brahmanah kali-sambhavah Mentioned in the purport of SB7.15.70 (Source - Visnu Yamal; citation)
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What is the origin of Chandrashekhara Ashtakam?

The above question is strange as bcz we have heard the Sage Marakandeya story not for this -[Chandrashekhara Ashtakam]. From childhood we all know that Sage Marakandeya was chanting {Maha mritunjoy ...
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Sri Lalithopakhyanam telugu version

These now available in gita press publications, rushi peetham publications and others. Link on Rushi Peetham publication: https://rushipeetham.com/shop/e-books/lalithopakhyanam/
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Rulelessness in Hinduism: Fact or Fiction?

This is not true. In the Bhagavad Gita (4.40), the fate of those souls who do not accept the scriptures is explained by Lord Krishna Himself through the words samśayātmā vinaśyati. अज्ञश्चाश्रद्दधा...
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Rulelessness in Hinduism: Fact or Fiction?

There are rules in Hinduism. It is not a free-for-all. Bhagavan Krishna mentions this in Bhagavad Gita 16.1 The Blessed Lord said - Fearlessness, purity of mind, persistence in knowledge and yoga, ...
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Rulelessness in Hinduism: Fact or Fiction?

Hindus certainly do not have anything like the ten commandments. God does not normally interfere in the working of the universe. It is nature that runs the universe. Resorting to Prakrti, Nature, ...
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Does the idiom 'Vinaash kale viprit buddhi' comes from any actual hindu scriptures?

na nirmitō na chaiva na dṛṣṭapūrvō na śrūyatē hēmamayaḥ kuraṅgaḥ । tathā'pi tṛṣṇā raghunandanasya vināśakālē viparītabuddhiḥ ॥ No one did ever see or hear about any golden deer nor it was ever created,...
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Vedas and Vedic dharma on homosexuality

The following is a shloka from Manusmriti, Chapter 11, Verse 174 which is commonly presented as a condemnation of homosexuality but if you assess the shloka grammatically, you will be surprised that ...
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Rules for keeping a Rudraksha

Keep your Rudraksha bead in a clean, sacred space, ideally away from dust. It does not require daily worship, but occasional cleansing and prayers can help maintain its spiritual energy.
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Can mantra purascharana be done through manasika japa alone?

Mantra chanting during any Purascharana is advised only through manasika japa. Sometimes if the mind does't concentrate on the mantra, then Upanshu japa is done but after few minutes japa again should ...
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Is Bermuda Triangle really mentioned in any Hindu scripture?

The geography of Ramayana and the flora/fauna like Gomphotheres of Ramayana went extinct by 11-12000 years ago. The astronomica features therein also does not take it more further than 14-15000 years. ...
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How do vaishnavas interpret the Tryambaka hymn, accounting for all the internal vedic explanations of it provided in the Brāhmaṇa-s?

It may not be necessary for the Vaishnavas to interpret the verses to mean Nṛsiṃha/Sankarṣaṇa, etc. Vaishnavas accept the absolute non-difference of Trymbaka and Krishna. This truth is revealed by ...
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Is there any scriptural basis for the belief that heaven and hell are not physical places but merely states of mind?

Yes, Hindu scriptures do talk about heaven. Indra explained to Yudhisthira in Mahabharata Swargarohanika Parva Section III that, 'He who enjoys first the fruits of his good acts must afterwards ...
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Which texts narrate about Gopeśvara Mahādeva (Śiva as Gopa) and are there versions of it in non-vaishnava texts?

Why look for evidence of a Vaishnava literature in a non-Vaishnava scripture and what benefit can be sought by making such a distinction amongst the scriptures in the first place. There isn't a direct ...
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Is there any scriptural basis for the belief that heaven and hell are not physical places but merely states of mind?

There's no scriptural basis for this understanding. The Garuda Purana goes into detail of the journey of the individual soul after leaving his or her physical body. For example, the shraddha offering ...
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