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How do Shaivas and Shaktas interpret the Vishnu Gayatri mantra?

𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗵ā𝗻ā𝗿ā𝘆𝗮ṇ𝗼𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗶ṣ𝗮𝘁 𝗯𝗵āṣ𝘆𝗮 𝗼𝗳 Ś𝗿ī 𝗩ṛṣ𝗮𝗯𝗵𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗮ṇḍ𝗶𝘁𝗮 Ś𝗶𝘃ā𝗰ā𝗿𝘆𝗮 : भाष्यम् — नारायणायेति ॥ स्पष्टार्थः नरायणस्य शिव- पत्नित्वेनात्र नारायणगा...
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Which texts narrate about Gopeśvara Mahādeva (Śiva as Gopa) and are there versions of it in non-vaishnava texts?

While there are mentions of a 'Gopesvara' Tirtha in some non vaisnava scriptures, the story of Shiva turning into a Gopi is nowhere mentioned anywhere in any of the Purana texts. Shiva purana ...
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Can Lingayats be considered as a part of Hinduism?

The answer to this is basically same as the answer to this, which has the same for and against arguments Can Jains be considered part of Hinduism? Its quite straightforward actually, no need of ...
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How many Shiva Sahasranama is there in Mahabharata, Purana, Agama, Tantra?

Devi Bhagavatham Bhagiratha krutham - from devi bhagavata Vayu Puranam Vayu Purana (1.30.179-284) is almost the same ...
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Are there any traditional biographies for Vaishnava Alwars like Periya Puranam is for Shaiva Nayanars?

Yes, the Upapurana called Bhargava Purana is an ancient biographical text for them. Their stories are foretelled by Narayana. You can check it, here.
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