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    HOLI CELEBRATIONS

    :) HAPPY HOLIHow are you all celebrating holi?:o
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    Re: Little question on meat eatting

    If you dont believe in non vegeterianism its okay but no one can impose own decision on others.I have no knowledge of vedas but it is clearly written in manu smriti that brahmins can have meat under...
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    Re: Little question on meat eatting

    No, diet has been briefly discussed in last chapters of Bhagwad Geeta
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    Re: Little question on meat eatting

    Here it is very important to note that he was a brahmana. They(Brahmanas) were completely prohibited from these acts not others.
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    Re: Meat eating bad karma?

    Food types are dicussed in Geeta in last section.
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    Re: Little question on meat eatting

    Yes even I was thinking the same. Most of the Hindus in India do eat meat i.e. chicken mutton fish also eggs. It was prohibited only to brahmanas and those who want to have spiritual development....
  7. Re: Spiritual growth and Material Success compatible?

    Namaste
    You will surely get the answer from Shanti Parwa from Mahabharata. Many great saints like sant Tukaram, Namdev have done that.
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    Re: Sikhism is just another form of Hinduism

    Yes I do believe that sikhism is a cult of the bhakti movement .Famous marathi saint Naam Dev has also contributed to the Aadi grantha.
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    Re: Loving God - Two ways

    It is in shiva manasa pooja by shankara
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    Re: Loving God - Two ways

    Yes there is. Adi Shankaracharya has put it in one of his prayers.
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    Re: Who Can Learn the Veda's

    MANU SMRITI also writes first a little liberally about shudras but later parts have been highly criticised . may be additions were done by higher casts to gain authoratarian positions.
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    Re: Who Can Learn the Veda's

    namaste Yajvan.
    Division of society in varnas which got converted into caste system is a major issue for criticism. Initially varnas were not based on birth.first reference is...
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    Re: Zakir Naik: Inventing a Jagadguru

    I am deeply moved by your story and would sincerely pray to god to help you progress
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    Re: Need opinions on setting up an altar

    I KNOW ABOUT 'PANCHAYATANS' IN WHICH THE FOUR GODS ARE KEPT AT FOUR CORNERS AND THE ISHTA DEVATA OR FAMILY DIETY (KULA DEVATA) IS KEPT IN CENTRE.MAINLY THESE GODS ARE SHIVA, VISHNU,GANESHA ,SURYA AND...
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    Re: Bhaivishya Purana and Jesus Christ

    I have also read about Bhavishya Purana predicting Prophet Muhammad. He is shown in negative light. But is this an original prophecy? There is no possibility that muslim leaders would have crept it....
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    Bhavishya Purana

    namaste
    I want to know your views about Bhavishya Purana. There are many controversies over it.
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    Re: Beginner books on Advaita and Hindu history

    I would recommend you dasbodha(originally in marathi) by samartha ramdas swami. It gives basic ideas and practical examples of Advaita philosophy. It will also provide slight historic context. But u...
  18. Thread: namaste

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    namaste

    namaste to everyone here
  19. Re: How does someone with a Christian background learn/get immersed into Hinduism

    good question.
    can be hard to shift from christianity to hinduism.
    living in india, dont know much abt temples in NYC but books and scriptures will surely help.
    you can choose from vast...
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