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Can Shaivaites or Devotees of Shiva eat meat?

No. In Śiva Purana, Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā, Chapter 25 - The greatness of Rudrākṣa it's clearly mentioned that A devotee of Śiva shall refrain from eating meat, garlic, onion, red garlic, potherb, ...
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What is Srikantha's Visisthadvait Philosophy?

Śrīkaṇṭha's Vishishtadvaita darsana is like Ramanuja's system except that in this system Siva and not Narayana is the Supreme. Śrīkaṇṭha is one of the important ācāryas who have written commentaries ...
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Kamakshi Ambal having in her hands

As known elsewhere, her Āyudhas are Pāśa, Aṅkuśa, Puṣpabāṇa and Īkṣukoḍaṇda What are their use? Bhagwatī being Parabrahma is the possesor of Prakṛti, these Āyudhs are her Śakti-s which she use for the ...
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Could I learn more about the flying Shiva with wings?

Sharbha is mentioned in many of the scriptures such as Ling Puran, Shiv puran, Sharbha Upanishad, Kalika Puran, Skandha Puran, even in Shilpashastra of Kaliagama. Here are some references, Sharabha ...
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What scriptures describe the fifth state called Turiyatita?

"The turīyatīta is one who either may take fruits, eating them with his mouth like cows, or if he is an eater of food, may beg food from three houses. The naked man having the body alone has the ...
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From where can I get Shiva Rahasya Purana's English translation?

The Shiva Rahasya Purana english version can be read from here. If you wanna to download it, from here you can.
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Are there any Shaiva or Shakta refutations that "Narayana" is a proper noun?

There is a possibility of "refuting" something only when an opinion is specific to a sampradaaya or philosophy. However, certain facts and rules cannot be altered by anyone. For example, ...
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