Tag: practice

26 Why do some Hindus, especially brahmins, not eat onion or garlic? 2014-06-19T07:34:44.203

22 How is animal or human sacrifice justified? 2014-07-17T04:25:13.337

21 Do methods of worship change according to yugas? 2014-07-17T18:05:38.453

20 How do I control and slay indriyas (senses)? 2015-10-04T13:09:26.950

19 What is the significance of the janeva (sacred thread)? 2014-06-23T20:20:19.257

19 Is organ donation allowed? Have any Hindu acharyas commented on this practice? 2014-09-08T09:30:22.593

16 What is the significance of pouring milk on the Shivling? 2014-06-24T05:34:53.067

16 Why are crows considered to be a link to our pitris (spirits of ancestors)? 2014-06-30T16:55:15.713

14 Why do people celebrate Holi? Why do they throw colored powder at each other? 2014-06-18T21:15:27.920

14 What is the significance of Rudraksha in Saivism? 2014-07-21T17:46:21.117

14 What are the Saptapadi or the seven promises of marriage? 2016-05-02T10:52:24.503

13 What is the truth behind the practice of Sati? How is it related to Hinduism? 2014-11-04T07:29:10.677

13 What do Hindu scriptures or Gurus say on How to Introduce Hinduism to Children? 2014-11-13T01:40:25.213

13 What is the recommended age for marriage for girls as per Shastra? 2015-12-31T08:11:11.580

13 Why Sanyasi (संन्यासी) shouldn't stay at a place for Long? 2016-06-30T17:40:33.127

13 What is Hinduism's view on abortion? 2016-11-15T19:28:10.050

12 Brahmins used to eat Five-nailed animals? 2015-09-23T04:58:44.630

12 Why eating rice is prohibited on Ekadashi? 2016-06-28T05:36:46.227

12 How to read Hindu Scriptures 2016-11-01T18:28:01.013

11 What is a Shivling? 2014-06-24T06:11:29.237

11 Is Janeva (Yajñopavītam or sacred thread) limited to Brahmins only? 2014-08-27T07:30:33.073

11 What is the relationship between Hinduism and atheism? 2014-12-18T09:48:01.287

11 Rituals to be performed during Shiv Ratri and their significance 2015-02-17T14:45:42.890

10 When was "Adhik Maas" added to the Hindu calendar? 2014-07-08T07:01:56.457

10 Why do we keep saying "rama naam satya" while carrying a dead body for funeral? 2014-08-13T05:36:49.750

10 What is the importance of Brahmacharya (Celibacy) in Hinduism? 2014-08-13T19:04:19.933

10 Why can't we walk full clockwise in shiva temple? 2015-04-23T06:05:05.643

10 Do any Acharyas support a return to Hindu monarchy? 2017-09-22T15:57:19.417

10 Is it true? chanting mantra without moving lips and tongue gives more effect? 2017-12-08T08:10:31.160

9 Why do we perform pradakshinam (circumambulation) clockwise? 2014-06-19T16:56:16.593

9 Why did Hindus practice untouchability? 2014-06-27T10:24:57.210

9 Origins of the dowry system 2014-07-17T17:31:38.317

9 Did Adi Shankaracharya support animal sacrifice? 2014-12-29T16:03:08.550

9 What do the Vedas say about animal sacrifice? 2015-10-06T19:51:28.293

9 Rules to discard photos 2015-10-18T15:42:50.043

9 What are the Hindu Code of Conduct (Ethics)? 2017-03-06T05:51:11.760

9 How can one increase bhakti? 2017-12-03T16:48:48.933

8 What is Purascharana and how is it done? 2014-12-14T06:24:52.230

8 Why do women not wear Yagnopaveetham (Janeu or Poonal)? 2015-07-07T13:16:08.730

8 Hypnotism in Hinduism 2016-04-10T04:53:03.223

8 Why don't husbands change their dress code after wife's death like the women who wear white saree after husband's death? 2017-05-21T06:16:16.323

8 If a Brahmin doesn't perform duties as per his varna, is he still called as brahmin? 2017-06-09T11:10:16.910

8 Giving Alms (Donation/charity) with the intention of getting merit will give me merit? 2017-09-11T12:47:37.210

8 Why Mundan (Chudakarma) is done in first and third year of life in Hindusim? 2017-10-07T01:08:49.847

8 What are the names of 8 Prahars of a day? 2018-01-13T10:48:30.737

8 Why does Hindus add "Darbha Grass" to every food during moon eclipse? 2018-01-31T11:17:28.167

8 How shall a foreigner develop their practice of Sanātana Dharma? 2018-04-26T17:50:54.990

8 What is the history behind celebrating Tulsi Vivah? 2018-11-19T11:58:47.563

7 What is the significance of facing East? 2014-06-27T03:55:44.337

7 Why is aarti performed to deities in temples? 2014-06-28T00:14:43.843

7 What is the significance of pan and supari in yagna? 2014-08-13T03:46:08.127

7 What are the best days to do fasting? 2014-09-26T01:34:39.983

7 What is the significance of practicing silence? 2014-09-28T03:55:35.620

7 What is the Importance of bride kicking grain bowl while entering in-laws house? 2014-10-25T06:30:41.357

7 Rules for wearing yagyopavit by women (yes it is possible) 2015-03-09T13:59:29.260

7 Why is Shikha Bandhan needed at the time of pooja? 2015-09-10T10:57:34.300

7 Shaving / Haircut / Nailcut - what days are allowed / prohibited? 2016-01-01T05:30:07.660

7 What is the significance of odd numbers in Hinduism? 2016-03-04T05:20:59.680

7 Why Lord Narasimha is worshipped during pradosha timings 2016-07-25T11:48:19.903

7 Why it is said if a black cat crosses your path you should not move ahead? 2016-10-24T12:03:42.287

7 Why low-caste people are not allowed inside some temples and homes? 2016-12-17T04:03:00.113

7 What is Dīkṣā (दीक्षा)? 2017-03-22T18:29:06.137

7 Karma Yoga in Workplace 2017-04-10T01:08:13.637

7 What is the overall take of Hinduism on menstruation? 2017-09-22T18:16:25.920

7 What are the Vaishnava sampradAyas that are based on vAmAchara? 2018-01-17T02:17:33.723

7 Do scriptures record changes in the practice of Hinduism? 2018-02-14T17:28:16.363

7 What are the steps for following Bhakti Yoga? 2018-05-10T12:01:32.657

7 Any other slokas suggesting drinking of cow urine 2018-09-16T08:00:11.697

6 Why are women not allowed in the Kartikeya Temple at Pushkar? 2014-07-09T12:29:04.450

6 Why do many Hindu women put a red dot near the middle of their forehead? 2015-03-16T18:55:37.827

6 Which Hindu text generally describes the rules of Niyoga? 2015-06-26T01:35:57.023

6 Why is it forbidden to marry a person with the same Gotra? 2015-07-07T10:08:59.457

6 Do any commentaries on the Brahma Sutras say that animal sacrifice is immoral? 2015-07-28T21:53:01.460

6 Does Anushasan Parva, chapter 88 of the Mahabharata, allow cow sacrifice? 2015-10-11T12:31:43.977

6 What is the significance of flowers in Hinduism? 2015-10-23T05:46:41.610

6 How should marriages be decided and done according to hinduism? 2015-12-05T05:20:03.173

6 Can anyone tell me the six kinds of renunciation described in Hindu scripture? 2016-06-07T16:19:00.263

6 Devshayani or Harishayani or Toli Ekadashi : Is there a Scriptural references? 2016-07-15T11:56:20.190

6 What is the difference between Sati and Jauhar? 2016-07-18T09:41:03.647

6 What was the true reason behind the practice of Child Marriage? 2017-03-25T07:15:50.390

6 Which mantra or shloka to be chanted while taking a bath? 2017-04-23T07:37:44.887

6 What is Shaktipata? 2017-05-08T04:51:13.167

6 Do all Shaiva Siddhantins reject Vamachara practices as sinful? 2017-07-04T03:35:00.723

6 Which scripture explains Fire Walking practice in temples? 2017-08-04T16:47:08.630

6 Which Kshatriya and Vaishya communities continue to wear the Yajnopavitam today? 2017-08-20T23:06:49.650

5 What is the significance of number 40 in forty verse prayer? 2014-08-12T04:19:55.253

5 what is the significance of lighting camphor infront of god? 2014-09-10T11:30:05.917

5 What are types of fasting, does all yield same result? 2014-09-26T01:28:02.900

5 What daily routines should be followed in a Hindu's life? 2014-09-28T08:01:37.390

5 How to surrender to God alone? 2015-02-16T00:05:46.483

5 How did Yoga develop into a religious practice? 2015-03-19T01:05:07.183

5 How should one eat? 2015-09-21T20:39:45.740

5 How does one practice contentment? 2015-10-09T14:54:23.920

5 What is equivalent of Santhara(Sallekhanā) in Hinduism? 2016-03-23T14:38:36.670

5 Is naam japa better than mantra japa in kaliyuga? 2016-04-15T12:16:00.203

5 Why do widows wear white sarees after their husband's death? 2016-09-22T04:14:53.600

5 How we can do pooja on Amavsya to please our pitras? 2016-10-07T19:59:28.737

5 Why Dakshina is given to Guru? 2016-11-18T05:29:10.530

5 What is the ideal time to perform tharpanam? 2016-11-29T05:08:03.383