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Did Adi Shankaracharya remove his yajnopavita and is that anti-Vedic?

Short answer: There is NO old portrait in Kanchi math depicting Adi Shankara wearing a yajnopavita. Where is a link to that portrait? There are some portraits of Shankara wearing yajnopavita and no ...
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Other Darshanas which are Vaidika other than Shad-Darshana?

In Sarvadarśanasaṅgraha, Mādhavācārya gives brief overviews of 16 darśanas, out of which 3 darśanas are nāstika viz. Cārvāka, Bauddha, & Ārhata (Jaina). The remaining 13 darśanas are āstika, which ...
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Saving Dharma and Saving Lives

Aphorisms on Dharma, can be well understood in 'Letter and Spirit' through their delineation in Smrithi, ithihasa Puranas .As an eg. Manu-smṛti 4.138 सत्यं ब्रूयात्प्रियं ब्रूयान्न ब्रूयात्सत्यमप्रि...
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Saving Dharma and Saving Lives

First of all you need to understand what is dharma? In simple words, Dharma is the moral duty of a person towards the society and god. Dharma is meant for the protection and well being of people. ...
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Is there a precise statement in scripture to delimit what scriptures have the status of being "Vedic" (in Sanskrit वैदिक)?

Vedic (adj वैदिक vaidika - of or relating to vedas, ).. अवैदिक avaidika adj. non-Vedic Yajnavalkya Smrithi - १. उपोद्घातप्रकरणम् पुराणन्यायमीमांसा- धर्मशास्त्राङ्गमिश्रिताः । वेदाः स्थानानि वि...
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