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Hinduism is the major religion of India with a worldwide following of over a billion people. In its original and purest form, it is a sanatana dharma (loosely translated as ‘eternal truth’ or ‘timeless religion’) that represents at least 7,000 years of contemplation, tradition, and continuous development in India. One

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67. नीवारशूकवत्तन्वी विद्युल्लेखेव भास्वरा | रमणी रमणीयेयं स्मरणीया स्मरारणिः || Mummaḍi Śrī Kṛṣṇarāja Wodeyar of Mysore was a great connoisseur of art and was known for his erudition. Once, a huge crowd had gathered in the palace for a special ritual of worship that was being performed. The king was chatting with the

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Which is the oldest religion in the world? Nobody knows. Ask the foremost historian or the greatest saint but they will not have an answer. We know so little about the earliest humans who inhabited our planet. But we can take an educated guess about the first god. Keep aside

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In the Yajurveda, we see manifestly the greatness accorded to the essence of kshaatra. An important representative of the essence of kshaatra is the ashvamedha yajna. The Taittiriya Samhita says ‘यजुर्वेदं क्षत्रियस्याहुर्योनिम्’ (3.12.1.2) suggesting that the Yajurveda is the origin of the kshatriyas. In our Vedas, the ऋक् has been associated

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