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For questions about marriage, practices and rituals associated with marriage that are specific to Hinduism.
For questions about issues in Hinduism that specifically affect or concern women.
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Atma or Atman means our soul (Jivatma) or the supreme soul (Paramatma)
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Dharmaśāstra (Sanskrit: धर्मशास्त्र) is a genre of Sanskrit texts, and refers to the treatises (shastras) of Hinduism on dharma. 
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Hanuman is one of the central characters of Ramayana. He is a devotee of Rama and the son of Vayu.
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Tantra, also called Tantrism and Tantric religion, is an ancient Hindu tradition of beliefs and meditation and ritual practices that seeks to channel the divine energy of the macrocosm or godhead into…
Questions related to various sins.
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For questions about Brahma, the creator deity of the Trimurti. Not to be confused with [brahman] or [brahmins].
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For questions where the asker seeks translations of a particular Hindu scripture or other related works (e.g., commentaries), hymns and shlokas (verses). Please also tag your question with the scriptu…
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The king of the Devas or gods and the lord of Svargaloka or heaven in Hinduism. He is the god of rain and thunderstorms.
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Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts.
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Questions related to death.
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Sanskrit an ancient Indo-European language of India, in which the Hindu scriptures and classical Indian epic poems are written and from which many northern Indian (Indic) languages are derived.
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Devi is the feminine form of the Divine worshipped as Parvati, Lakshmi, Saraswati and many other forms. Also, known as Shakti.
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rishi (Sanskrit: "seer; one who sees") — is a word that simply means a sage or a divine seer in general. the great sages of ancient India who, in deep states of meditation (communion with the cosmos),…
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guru (Sanskrit: गुरु) from gu (darkness), and ru (light) — is a person who is regarded as having great knowledge, wisdom and authority in a certain area, and uses it to guide others. Literally a prece…
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A tradition is a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past.
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Arjuna is the third among five pandavas and better known as the best in Archery. Also known for acquaintance with Shri Krishna which resulted in the famous Bhagavad Gita dialogue.
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The Law of Manu- Manusmriti also known as Manav Dharam Shastra, is the earliest metrical work on Brahminical Dharma in Hinduism.
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Ganesha is the elephant headed god and the elder son of Lord Shiva. He was created by Goddess Parvati to guard her place.
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A female deity, e.g., Parvati, Lakshmi, Durga etc.
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After the biological death of one, the soul takes birth again in a new bodily form.
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The name of an epoch or era within a four age cycle.
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kali yuga (Sanskrit: कलियुग, "age of Kali"; "age of vice") — is one of the four stages of development that the world goes through as part of the cycle of Yugas, the others being satya-yuga, treta-yuga…
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For questions about brahmins, as in the caste. Not to be confused with [brahma] or [brahman].
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For use in questions involving reason behind names of people, Devas, places and just about anything related to Hindu mythology, scripture, culture, etc.
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Questions related to food.
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Shaivism is one of the six major sects of Hinduism, which reveres Lord Shiva as the Supreme Being. Shaivism holds that Shiva is the creator, preserver, destroyer, revealer and concealer of all that is…
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The Shiva Purana or Shiva Mahapurana is one of the puranas (a genre of Hindu religious texts), dedicated to the Lord Shiva. It contains twelve Saṁhitās and 100,000 shlokas (verses).
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For the questions about Smriti (Sanskrit:स्मृति) (literally "which is remembered") scriptures. These texts are usually attributed to an author and produced out of human intellect.
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Other Religions-Which are different from Hinduism.
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The Brahma sūtras, also known as the Vedānta Sūtras, are one of the three canonical texts of the Vedānta school of Hindu philosophy.
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In Hinduism time is known as "Kala". Kala mean both time and death.Time is personified as the god of death, Yama, because death is a limiting factor in human life.
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Rāvaṇa is the primary antagonist in the Hindu epic Ramayana.
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bhakti (Sanskrit: भक्ति, "devotion"), from Sanskrit verb root bhaj, whose meanings include "to share in", "to belong to", and "to worship" — is an expression of devotional Love for God; single-minded …
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