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For questions about earth (i.e. [bhumi] or [Prithvi]).
Questions that deals with Shankhya or Shamkhya (Sanskrit : सांख्य), one of the six darshan/philosophy founded by sage Kapila.
a Hindu deity, one of the most important of the Vedic gods. He is also known as God of Fire.
Kshatriya (from kshatra, "rule, authority") is one of the four varna (social orders) of the Hindu society.
Questions related to various saints and their works.
Navagraha i.e. The Major 9 Planets.
a sacred text of Hinduism and one of the four Vedas,
also known as Dharmakshetra, According to the Puranas, Kurukshetra is a region named after King Kuru, the ancestor of Kauravas and Pandavas, as depicted in epic Mahabharata.
Questions regarding Shudra, the fourth Varna (social order).
can be used for questions regarding the stories of itihasas i.e.,Ramayana and Mahabharata. These two are classified as Itihasas.
First among Pandavas also known as Dharmaraja.
for questions regarding other gitas like Shiva Gita, Rama Gita, etc., For bhagavad Gita, use [bhagavad-gita]
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…
typically counted as the fourth avatar of Vishnu's Dashavatara.
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.
The process of initiating a person with a mantra by a guru is called initiation. This is called Deeksha in common usage.
a prose text describing Vedic rituals, history and mythology associated with the Śukla Yajurveda.
For questions which ask about locations in Hindu texts.
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 …
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 tenth avatar of the god Vishnu in the current Mahayuga, foretold to appear at the end of Kali Yuga, the current epoch. The Purana scriptures foretell that …
a Hindu calendar and almanac, which follows traditional units of Indian timekeeping, and presents important dates and their calculations in a tabulated form. It is sometimes spelled Pa…
disciplined and dedicated practice or learning, especially in religion or music.
considered sacred and is personified as goddess Ganga.
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…