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Which scripture contains the story of Mahidasa Aitareya?

In Skanda Purāṇa, is mentioned the kathā of Ṛṣi Aitareya. There was a great Vedavit Brāhmaṇa, born in Ṛṣi Hārīta's vaṁśa, named Māṇḍūki. Aitareya was the son of Māṇḍūki and his wife Itarā. asminneva ...
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Scriptural basis for Ramakrishna's claim about 'inner nerve of memory' (medhā nāḍī)

Yes. A period of twelve years of spiritual practice has a special significance in the Upanishads. YOGATATTVA-UPANISHAD 193 One should practice the Mantra along with its matrikas (proper intonations ...
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When did the specific proper features and characteristics of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva start appearing in the Hindu literature?

Niravakasha Lingas Of Lord Shiva in the Vedas. Shloka 1 - Krishna Yajurveda's Taittiriya Aranyaka नमो हिरण्यबाहवे हिरण्यवर्णाय हिरण्यरूपाय हिरण्यपतयेऽम्बिकापतय उमापतये पशुपतये॑ नमो॒ नमः ॥ ०। १०। २२। ...
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How would a dualist respond to the following argument

Question: Since an Omniscient God needs to know everything, and knowing would imply learning which would mean there was a period when God didn't know a particular thing and was ignorant, this also ...
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When did the specific proper features and characteristics of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva start appearing in the Hindu literature?

The Three steps of Lord Vishnu's Vamana avatara is a famous purANic story. But Lord Vishnu's three steps are mentioned in a more generic sense in the Rig Veda at many places, for example, 1.154.1-2- ...
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