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What's the significance of the word "Gauḍīya" in Gauḍīya Vaiṣhṇavism?
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From this blog which answers Who are Gaudiya Vaishnavas? “Gauḍīya” indicates the part of India between the southern side of the Himalayan Mountains and the northern part of the Vindhyā Hills, which ...

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Authenticity of Hanuman searching for Rama's ring and realizing the nature of time
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This story is printed by many newspaper and other media, I still couldn't find any source in Padma Purana yet. Instead as per the sources given at this URL , the story of termination of Shree Rama ...

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Why third eye is vertically placed?
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I heard this story from people: When Parvati playfully closed Shivji’s eyes from behind him, the whole world became dark, so a huge flame jumped out from his forehead to light up the world. It ...

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What is the source of Gita Jayanti date?
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I will try to answer this question based on Dating of Mahabharat. Shukla Ekadashi of Gita Jayanti is accepted in Puranas. However Mahabharata does not give the Tithi/Nakshatra of Gita Jayanti. It ...

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How do we start reading the vedas and puranas along with our kids?
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A first thing is a plan to prepare, what you want to read about. Best idea is to start with 2 main books Bhrama Puran Bhramanda Puran These 2 puranas have details about how shrishti started and ...

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Why having guru is must to advance spiritually?
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गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुर्गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः । गुरुरेव परं ब्रह्म तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥१॥ A Guru is absolutely necessary for every aspirant in the spiritual path. It is only the Guru who will ...

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How did Bhishma get the name of "Bhishma"?
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Devavrata (देवव्रत) is his real name. His other names are GaṅgāPutra (गंगापुत्र) - son of Ganga (Purity) Śāṅtanava (शान्तनव) - son of Śāṅtanu Gaurāṅga (गौरांग) - the one with fair body Śvetavīra (...

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Adhika Masa: Benefits and Restrictions
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Adhik Maas, also called as Purushottam Maas is a month dedicated to the purushottam maha vishnu. The lord of the month is Vishnumurthy. This month is inserted in calendar in order to bring a balance ...

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