I genuinely believe this question is a bit in bad taste but do read below my thoughts of inquisitiveness for putting up a bland question like this : I was curious to know if karma would adjudge me as more guilty if i kill say a cow instead of a dog ? Taking note of… Read More »
Is there any mention on the minimum or maximum number of sleeping hours for humans in Vedas or puranas?
I know that there is very well known ritual called Ganga-snan in north-east Indian states and Bangladesh. It is said that If you bath in river Ganga, then all sin that you have done, are removed. But why? Because all human must suffer his karmaphala according to his/her karma. No one are above from this.… Read More »
According to this comment on a nice Quora answer, the Apasthambha sutra considers eating cow meat as a holy ritual. So, I am confused now on whether eating cow meat is legal or not, according to the Hindu scriptures. This is not a duplicate of this question, but it asks about the Apasthambha sutra and… Read More »
From Ayodhya Kanda – Book Of Ayodhya Chapter [Sarga] 25: smR^itir dhR^itiH ca dharmaH ca paantu tvaam putra sarvataH | skandaH ca bhagavaan devaH somaH ca sabR^ihaspatiH || 2-25-11 sapta R^iSayo naaradaH ca te tvaam rakSantu sarvataH | “May Veda, the Smriti texts taken as one body, the resolution and the piety protect you, my… Read More »
For Maharudram or Athirudram, how many priests should chant the rudram?
In Patañjala Yoga Sutras II.27, there is stated that tasya saptadhā prānta-bhūmiḥ prajña In his case the highest stage of Enlightenment is reached by seven stages. So my question is, which are those 7 bhumikas? In which scriptures they are good explained? some translation say II.27 as One’s wisdom in the final stage is sevenfold.… Read More »
wikipedia says https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Versions_of_Ramayana “Ananda Ramayana is traditionally attributed to Valmiki. While it briefly recounts the traditional story of Rama, it is composed primarily of stories peripheral, though related, to Valmiki’s narrative. This ramayana provide information about last years of Rama’s life. These include Ravana’s abduction of Sita and Rama’s installment of the Shiva Lingam at… Read More »
Here’s what Chinna Jeeyar says: Sri Rama never worshiped Lord Shiva, according to Sri Ramayanam. He did not consecrate Rameswaram. This is a made up story. Anything related to Sri Rama, will be accepted if Valmiki Ramayana mentions that. Our own Tezz has given a citation – not even using the Rameshwaram reference: वैश्वदेवबलिम् कृत्वा… Read More »
Shreemad Bhagvat Purana is mentioning one form of Lord Shiva as master of gold mines i.e. Bhagvan Hatkeshwara. ततोऽधस्ताद्वितले हरो भगवान्हाटकेश्वरः स्वपार्षदभूतगणावृतः ।। SB 5.24.17 ।। tato ‘dhastād vitale haro bhagavān hāṭakeśvaraḥ sva-pārṣada-bhūta-gaṇāvṛtaḥ The next planet below Atala is Vitala, wherein Lord Siva, who is known as the master of gold mines, lives with his… Read More »