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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

For questions about marriage, practices and rituals associated with marriage that are specific to Hinduism.
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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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For the questions relevant with Adi Shankaracharya, philosopher, theologian, preceptor and expounder of "Advaita Vedanta"
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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…
one of the central characters of Ramayana. He is a devotee of Rama and the son of Vayu.
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Moksha (Sanskrit: मोक्ष) means emancipation, liberation or release. In soteriological and eschatological sense, it connotes freedom from saṃsāra, the cycle of death and rebirth.
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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.
Questions related to various sins.
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a genre of Sanskrit texts, and refers to the treatises (shastras) of Hinduism on dharma. 
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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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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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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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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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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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The name of an epoch or era within a four age cycle.
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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…
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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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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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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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A female deity, e.g., Parvati, Lakshmi, Durga etc.
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the primary antagonist in the Hindu epic Ramayana.
different from Hinduism.
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For questions about brahmins, as in the caste. Not to be confused with [brahma] or [brahman].
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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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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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After the biological death of one, the soul takes birth again in a new bodily form.
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the feminine form of the Divine worshipped as Parvati, Lakshmi, Saraswati and many other forms. Also, known as Shakti.
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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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Yudhisthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva, five brothers who are the heroes of theMahbharata, named after their adopted father Pandu.
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Questions related to food.
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yajña, yagna, or yagya (Sanksrit: यज्ञ, "worship, prayer, praise; offering, oblation, sacrifice; fire ceremony") comes from the root yaj, "to worship" — is an outer form of worship in which offerings …
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A couplet of Sanskrit verse, especially one in which each line contains sixteen syllables.
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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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