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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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Yudhisthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva, five brothers who are the heroes of theMahbharata, named after their adopted father Pandu.
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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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Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or as an end in itself.
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Stotra means praises sung of the deity, to whom it is dedicated.
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The asuras are a group of deities that often do battle with the [devas].
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Pooja or Puja is a prayer ritual performed by Hindus to host, honor and worship one or more deities, or to spiritually celebrate an event.
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Life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having signaling and self-sustaining processes from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased (death), or because they lack…
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A festival is an event centering on and celebrating some unique aspect of the community.
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Questions about finding resource about Hinduism. If you're looking for scripture, use translation-request or scripture tag
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The term Agamas literally means tradition or "that which has come down"
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Durga (Sanskrit: दुर्गा) is the most popular incarnation of Devi, also known as Mother Adi-Parashakti.
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Questions about symbols and iconography, which are used to symbolizing the ideas and concepts of philosophical and spiritual meanings behind.
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The Shiva Lingam is a representation of Lord Shiva for worship in temples. It also represents the infinite nature of Lord Shiva.
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Vyasa (Sanskrit: व्यास, vyāsa, literally “Compiler”) is a central and revered figure in most Hindu traditions. He is also sometimes called Veda Vyāsa (वेदव्यास, veda-vyāsa, "the one who classified the…
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Swami Vivekananda, born Narendranath Dutta, was prominent Hindu saint who introduced Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. He is disciple of Swami Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.
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For questions about Astra (Sanskrit: अस्त्र), a divine/supernatural weapon like Brahmaastra, Trishul, Sudarshana Chakra etc.
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For questions about terms and jargon used in Hinduism.
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Goddess of wealth and wife of Lord Vishnu.
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A Character of Hindu epic Mahabharata Who was Son of Kunti and Lord Surya.
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Tag for the Vedic or specifically Rigvedic deities including Mithra, Indra, Varuna, Aryaman, Aditi etc.
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For questions related to the various divisions and sub-divisions of Hinduism like Shaivism, Vaishnavism, etc.
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India, officially the Republic of India,also called as Bhārat (भारत) in Sanskrit, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 …
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Questions about Vishishtadvaita (literally "Advaita with uniqueness; qualifications") , a sub school of Vedanta philosophy propounded by Sri Ramanujacharya that describes the self and universe as an e…
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Ramanuja was a Hindu theologian, philosopher, and one of the most important exponent of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism.
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Surya is the chief of the Navagraha, the nine Classical planets and important elements of Hindu astrology.
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One of the four Vedas, specifically dealing with the mantras said while performing each step of a Yagna.
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Goddess Parvati is the power and divine consort of Lord Shiva.
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Questions related to war (Yuddha).
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Shakti is the feminine form of the Divine worshipped as Parvati, Lakshmi, Saraswati and many other forms.
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Questions about Dvaita (literally duality or dualism), a sub school of Vedanta philosophy propounded by Madhvacharya that is a dualistic interpretation of scriptures and describes the real difference …
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Visnu-Purana (Sanskrit) One of the most celebrated of the 18 principal Puranas, conforming more than any other to the definition of pancha-lakshana (five distinguishing marks) assigned as being the ch…
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