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can be used for questions regarding the stories of itihasas i.e.,Ramayana and Mahabharata. These two are classified as Itihasas.
Agni (Sanskrit: अग्नि), is a Hindu deity, one of the most important of the Vedic gods. He is also known as God of Fire.
Navagraha i.e. The Major 9 Planets.
Kshatriya (from kshatra, "rule, authority") is one of the four varna (social orders) of the Hindu society.
Question related to cows regarding Hinduism.
First among Pandavas also known as Dharmaraja.
Padma Purana is the second among the major eighteen major Puranas and the second longest Purana encompassing 55,000 verses. The extant version contains five parts- Srishtikhanda, Bhumikhanda, Svargakh…
The Devi Bhagavata is the fifth in the list of the eighteen Mahapuranas and is dedicated mainly to Shakti.
Also known as jivatma, it is the soul of any living being. or jiva (Sanskrit: "the embodied atman") Individual Self.
Radha also called Radhika, Radharani and Radhikarani, is a Hindu goddess who is almost always depicted alongside Krishna and features prominently within the theology of today's Vallabha and Gaudiya Va…
Questions related to various saints and their works.
Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term, made up of the words "ayus" and "veda." "Ayus" means life and "Veda" means knowledge or science. The term "ayurveda" thus means 'the knowledge of life' or 'the science of …
The Atharvaveda (Sanskrit: अथर्ववेद) is a sacred text of Hinduism and one of the four Vedas,
disciplined and dedicated practice or learning, especially in religion or music.
Questions that deals with Shankhya or Shamkhya (Sanskrit : सांख्य), one of the six darshan/philosophy founded by sage Kapila.
The process of initiating a person with a mantra by a guru is called initiation. This is called Deeksha in common usage.
It is a Place in modern day Haryana, also known as Syamantapanchaka. According to the Puranas, Kurukshetra is a region named after King Kuru, the ancestor of Kauravas and Pandavas, as depicted in epic…
Fasting is primarily an act of willing abstinence or reduction from certain or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. Some Hindus fast on certain days such as Ekadasi, Pradosha kalam, Purnima…
For questions about earth (i.e. [bhumi] or [Prithvi]).
Also known as Ananda Tirtha, he was the chief proponent of the Dvaita (dualism) school of Vedanta.
The descendants of Kuru, a legendary king who is the ancestor of many of the characters of the Mahābhārata. The well-known Kauravas are Duryodhana, Dushasana, Vikarna, Yuyutsu and Dussala.
For questions which ask about locations in Hindu texts.
Questions about Sandhyavandana (Sanskrit:संध्यावन्दन), a ritual performed three times in a day, as instructed by Guru to Dvija whose Upanayanam is done and Yajnopavita is received.
The Shatapatha Brahmana is a prose text describing Vedic rituals, history and mythology associated with the Śukla Yajurveda.
document written by hand from past
For questions about ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness), the religious organisation, the Hare Krishna movement or its followers (Hare Krishnas).
The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali are 196 Indian sutras. The Yoga Sutras were compiled around 400 CE by Sage Patanjali, taking materials about yoga from older traditions. Together with his commentary they …
The Garuda Purāṇa is one of the eighteen major Puranas. It is essentially a dialogue between Lord Vishnu and Garuda. This Purana did famous for dealing with issues of Hindu philosophy connected with d…
In Hinduism, the river Ganga is the most holy river, also revered in her form as a goddess. The Ganga flows through svarloka, Bhuvarloka, and the northern region of Bharatakhanda.