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Are there any strong evidence that Hinduism religion is an ancient one?
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Through out the world, every where, whenever researchers,archaeologists find shiva lingam from earth, they reach to the decision that hindu people may lived here before some time. Shiva lingam is ...

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Why is Shiva primarily worshipped in a linga form?
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First of all the real name is not Shiva Linga, The real name is Jyotirlingam. It is a form of Jyoti. Jyoti is a fire, whose shape is exactly the shape of lingam. Question is why lingam for only ...

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Why was earth created and why did we come to Earth?
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Earth is stage, we all are actors Earth is like a stage where we all see drama movie. We all are actors and we are performing our roles. We are the eyes, mouth and hands of existence. If the self ...

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Do animals know God exists?
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Gajendra elephant got Moksha by chanting name of Lord Vishnu. Once Gajendra elephant went to a lake to drink water. One crocodile came and barked at elephant's feet. Crocodile was very strong and it ...

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Does marriage really depend on Kundali and Gunas?
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Kundali and Gunas are just a part of the mathematics which is given a name "Astrology". As per the person's birth time and birth place, the effect gravitational forces of planets and stars on those ...

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Is there any verse to have nice wife?
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From Markendya Purana there is Argalastrotram created by Vishnu sage. There is a verse in that. Taken from Durga saptashati of Markandeya Purana . पत्नीं मनोरमाम देहि मनोवृत्तानुसारिणिम तारिणी...

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Where does Narad muni live?
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In the start of Satya yuga, Narad muni misguided Daksha Prajapati's all sons, to take Sanyaas and perform meditation for Lord Shiva. Because of this, Daksha's sons declined to marry and to accept ...

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What is Ganga Devi's marital status?
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Ganga Devi is wife of King Shantanu. Ganga devi's sister Parvati is wife of Lord Shiva. From texts in Mahabharata epic it is clear that Ganga Devi is wife of King Shantanu. Thus Ganga Devi's marital ...

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Do scriptures indicate that Draupadi regretted not allowing Karna to participate in her svayaṁvara?
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In Vyasa Mahabharata, there is nothing related to it. But in one folk tale story is there. This tale is known as Stains of Jambul, in which Draupadi confesses love for Karna. Draupadi did not tell ...

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Does god even exist?
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In Shrimad Bhagwad Gita chapter 7th verse 25 naham prakashah sarvasya yogamayasamavrutah moodhoyam nabhijanati loko maamajamavyayam || I do not manifest Myself to everyone. I am hidden by ...

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Is Hanuman an avatar of Lord Shiva?
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Yes. Lord Hanuman is Rudra avatar of Lord Shiva as per shiva puran. Mother of Lord Hanuman Pleased Vayu devata and Lord Shiva to have son. Vayu devata gave her boon of son and Lord Shiva was asked to ...

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What is the importance of Brahmacharya (Celibacy) in Hinduism?
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In Hinduism, Yogi is defined as a person who follow these 4 rules. Brahmcharya(Pure Body) Shudhdhta(Pure mind) Pavitrata(Pure soul) Satsang(Sat means GOD and sang means communion) To keep your soul ...

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How to choose a specific Rudraksha?
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There is a secret relationship between Rudraksha and the wearer, which is very secret and can not be shared. Rudraksha tree was born from Lord Shiva's tears, so have great energy of healing others. ...

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Why didn't lord Hanuman help Sugriva to kill Vali?
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Actually as per hindusim everything that happens is the will of Lord Vishnu. When Rama killed Valli, he was behind 7 trees, which were considered as 7 saints cursed. So Rama's arrow also freed those ...

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Why did Ravana create Shiv Stotram?
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Ravana is a symbol of ego. Ravana had ego for his power, so he went to pick up the whole Kailash mountain on which God Shiva meditates. To achieve this purpose he asked his brother Kubera for Pushpak ...

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How does Karma work for a person who has converted to Hinduism?
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Karma is the work or action or activity. Karma never binds you, only your intentions, wishes, willingness from that Karma's gains binds you. Your own wishes, gain desires and your own thoughts bind ...

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Did the science of mathematics begin with the Vedas?
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Yes, vedic mathematics is one subject, deep subject. It gives short cuts for big number calculations. Some people also wanted to implement that logic in making ALUs- Arithmatic and Logical Unit of ...

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Why does Makar Sankranti follow English calendar?
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"Uttarayan", means the day on which sun moves towards "Uttar" means North direction. We celebrate it only on 14th, the next day 15th is called "Vasee Uttarayan" means the following day of "Makar ...

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Worship of one god and worship of Shri Ram
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Worship others is not unauthorize. It is a big system and other gods are also part of the system. There is a word "Ramsification" means subdivisions of a big system. Lord Vishnu holds Rajas nature ...

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Can a devotee do love marriage?
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Love is eternal. Love is God himself. Will god agree for love marriage of his devotee, if the devotee is at strong will and fix in his mind about the marriage? Yes. Your Lord is your Guru, he will ...

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Should I plant Bilva in my home?
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Bilva tree is not normal tree. There are many Bilva trees in many jungles of India. There is no restriction that Bilva tree can not be planted at home. In hinduism, each home is a symbol of Shivalaya. ...

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Period of Bhagiratha?
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According to Ikshvaku_dynasty, King Sagara was ancentor of king Bhagirataha. King sagara had 60,000 sons who became ghosts. King -> Period 20 Sagara -> Satya Yuga 21 Asamanja -> Satya Yuga 22 ...

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Were there women teachers in Gurukulas?
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Yes. Female teachers are there in hinduism. World-mother Jagadamba Parvati herself taught Banasur's daughter Usha. Parvati taught Usha dancing, singing, fighting and all Vedas also. Another mother ...

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Why do we keep saying "rama naam satya" while carrying a dead body for funeral?
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Anything without the name RAMA has no value Name Rama is equivalent to the Omkar naadbrahma. When you recite your soul is ready to have mukti. Ram nam Satya hai Satya bolo mukti hai There is a ...

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Why is Somnath of higher value than other Shiva lingas?
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No it is nothing about order or nothing like higher value. SID M is absolutely right that it is taken first in shloka. Importance of Somnath Jyotirlinga Somanatha Jyotirlinga which is shiva's ...

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Are vaishnava patha and shaivitee patha leads to same parmatman?
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Yes, both leads to same parmatman. त्रयी साङ्ख्यं योगः पशुपतिमतं वैष्णवमिति प्रभिन्ने प्रस्थाने परमिदमदः पथ्यमिति च। रुचीनां वैचित्र्यादृजुकुटिल नानापथजुषां नृणामेको गम्यस्त्वमसि पयसामर्णव इव॥ ७॥ The ...

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Is Janeva (Yajñopavītam or sacred thread) limited to Brahmins only?
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Janev is sacred thread that is given to brahmana when he accept being Brahmana only. Brahman child is given the ritual and is given Gayatri Mantra. who can wear Janev? A male person who can be ...

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What is a prana?
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Energy means power, yes trees, flower have them. This energy lasts for some time only. Like when a flower rises its power lasts for 1-2 days, after this time flower or leaves fall. Every thing has its ...

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Did Lord Rama create or invent fire?
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Yes, Lord Rama created fire. From Ramcharitmanas ताकर दूत अनल जेहिं सिरिजा। जरा न सो तेहि कारन गिरिजा॥ उलटि पलटि लंका सब जारी। कूदि परा पुनि सिंधु मझारी॥4॥ भावार्थ:-(शिवजी कहते हैं-) हे पा...

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Prayers to Lord Shiva for daily meditation
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Shiva deity of Moskha(Liberation) and Death - Ultimate(Main) GOD(Ishwara/Allah) There is no other way to fulfil worldly desires unless she visits Shiva Lingam everyday. There is one Shiva Lingam in ...

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