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Mode of asking resource questions

It is known that we allow questions locating resources of Hindu literature offline and online. What should be the tone and way of asking a question which is looking for a book? We should remember ...
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On tracking flagging history of flags raised for chatroom messages

When logged in I can view my flagging history but only for those flags that I have raised on posts and comments. What about the flags that I have raised for chat messages? Can I track those flags ...
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How is our site faring compared to other SE sites when it comes to daily traffic?

From Area 51 stats we can see that currently the visits per day for Hinduism.SE is 6,399 and which is considered as "excellent". But compared to all other SE sites what is our exact position?
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What does the notice about personalized advice imply?

A few weeks ago, A Notice About Personalized Advice was requested on our site like Christianity Stack Exchange has. After some discussion, it came into live. This is the text in the notice. Like ...
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Is it possible to get a list of closed questions?

Is it possible to get a list of all closed questions?
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Should we cite the perspective (sect) that an answer comes from?

Users will answer based on their particular sect & its relevant texts. Many readers will not know that a particular reference is common to one sect, but not another. Since we, rightfully, accept ...
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Is anti-Brahminism against the site's rules?

Is anti-Brahminism against the site's rules? I've already pointed out before on how sinful anti-Brahminism is according to our scriptures. But this site doesn't enforce sin and all that, but it has ...
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Complaint against a Moderator

To all the users of this website. Hinduism is a religion where freedom of expression has always been accepted. Vedic followers did not lynch Buddha because he was perceived against Vedas. Nor did ...
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unfair moderation with inherent bias?

It is a common maxim that Caesar's wife must be above suspicion. Unfair "moderation" by a coterie of people here who have a common belief is leaving no room for freedom of expression on this website. ...
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Are Buddha's origin and life going to be a nod to cross religious questions?

We know Gautama Buddha was born as a Hindu religion and also talked about topics in Hinduism including Vedas, caste system and many more. He is also predicted as an incarnation of Vishnu in the ...
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Is it OK to solicit votes to close a question?

In the comments section for the below question , one of the users, Sarvabhouma is soliciting votes to close a question as duplicate - Parbrahman was the real author of Bhagvad Gita and Krishna was ...
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Can we increase the number of votes to close a question?

I understand that currently 5 votes are needed to close a question. Can we all agree to increase this number? Or is this a fixed number that cannot be changed?
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Ways to reopen a question?

I want to understand the logic of collecting 5 votes to reopen a question!. For instance, I believe that I have a pertinent answer to the question posed here: Do Nastika and Astika have direct ...
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The Bias of the Moderators of this Site?

I write here to complain about the bias of the moderators of this site. My strong complaint is against Vedantic moderators like Pandya and a few others like him, who cannot moderate in a dispassionate ...
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Asking answers only from BORI edition of Mahabharata

I see a few questions which demand answer only from the BORI Critical Edition of Mahabharata (MBH). Now if someone has studied the popular, not critically edited version of MBH (e.g., K M Ganguli's ...
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Does system auto detect serial voting here on meta?

I know that the system detects serial voting that has happened on the main site. And, by the next day the votes are reversed. But does the same happen here on meta too? Here, we do not have ...
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Monthly Answer Challenge: Answer old unanswered questions!

     🧨 Happy Deepavali 🧨 I am thinking to introduce a "Monthly Answer Challenge" on our site to keep enthusiasm among users and more precisely to appreciate answers on this ...
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Please consider following the Sanskrit proposal

We know How important Sanskrit is. We also have one closed QA that talks about learning Sanskrit. I believe many of users of this community would be interested in Sanskrit site proposal and there is ...
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What prompted the changes to moderation in main chat room?

Recently (not very recently but a couple of months ago) there was a change in room ownership in Hinduism chat room. A couple of old owners were removed from the list of Room owners. After a week or ...
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Question regarding Sanskrit stack exchange [closed]

Sanskrit language is the most important language for sanathana dharma in the sense that most of the scriptures are written in Sanskrit and much more. Sanskrit is the classical language of Indian ...
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Do meta questions have a quality standard?

A few weeks back, there was a question posted on meta Why is it marked as duplicate? From the title, it asks why the question is marked as a duplicate of another question. But when we look into the ...
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Can I add scientific validity in my answers to increase usefulness

I am not asking about scientific reason. Suppose there is a question on our main site. And I want to answer the question according to Hindu scriptures only. There is no doubt in it. But I am asking ...
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Meta flag pending since Aug 26

Is asking for direct references containing science on-topic? [duplicate] asked Nov 11 '18 at 15:44 by hanugm this is not a dup of the other, needs to be reopened so it can be properly answered – ...
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Why aren't we answering on meta?

The question is simple but I think the problem is not so simple. Recently the rate of answering on meta is very poor. For a beta site, meta is like heart. It's where the site decisions are taken, ...
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Is it fine to use derogatry word like Mleccha on this site?

Some time back only I got to know about Mleccha word and if I refer its definition on the internet then it is: Mleccha (from Vedic Sanskrit mlecchá, meaning "non-Vedic", "barbarian") is a Sanskrit ...
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Do we have an ethical liability or not on this site?

There is a more than one month old question on this site which is ripping apart the ethical liability/morality of this site. It's the case of the weird victim-blaming with religious backing. It did ...
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Questions asking whether Hinduism is unique with respect to a particular feature?

Consider a question as follows Is it true that only Hinduism has the feature F? Suppose it is clear that Hinduism has a feature F. I want to know whether Hinduism is the only way/religion that has ...
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A Notice About Personalized Advice?

Recently while exploring Christianity Stack exchange , I came across a notice mentioning that The site does not offer Personalised Advice and is not a substitute for advice of priest , pastor or other ...
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Are questions based on plays, novels and television series allowed?

Wikipedia lists plays, novels and TV series among formats of fiction: Traditionally, fiction includes novels, short stories, fables, legends, myths, fairy tales, epic and narrative poetry, plays (...
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How to change my avatar in Hinduism chat?

I need to change (maybe cached at server) my chat avatar in Hinduism chat only. How to do it?
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How can I get answers of my most curious questions?

2-3 of my answers are marked either opinion based or the answers their don't justify fully. Following the rules of site is at one side, but knowing the truth related to Hinduism is not a wrong. Here ...
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Why is it marked as duplicate?

Did Karna think that it was adharma to not appoint Duryodhana as king of Hastinapura? The so called original question is nothing as duplicate.
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Was it reasonable to close this question as opinion-based?

Are both Shiva and Vishnu considered supreme as per Vedas? This question has been put on hold as "primarily opinion-based" by a mod. The automatic reason stated in the banner is: Many good ...
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Is it against the rules of SE to not accept most answers?

Among the most of the answers I get on my questions, either I do not feel the answer is right, or they are opinion based. Some answers (and comments that support their answers) do not share references....
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How did this answer enter the low-quality review queue?

SE usually doesn't let anyone flag an answer with high # of upvotes (such as the one below) as 'Very Low Quality' so how did this answer enter the review queue? N.B. This discussion is not about the ...
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Community guidelines about changing the username?

It's been observed by all of us that generally lot's of users change their username frequently. It's OK and allowed on this site and users can do that at their will. But that sometimes create ...
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Shouldn't Stackexchange change this website structure to Question-Opinion site?

I've seen most answers are opposite from each other. On a single question, multiple answers can be correct, although they are way different, different answer. So shouldn't it be Question-Opinion ...
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Favorite questions and answers from 2nd quarter of 2019

Looking at the positive response from community, in the spirit of encouraging efforts of writing good questions and answers, We are continuing the tradition of Favorite questions and answer from last ...
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Is this kind of citation okay in answers?

We know that we need to cite some sources (preferably scriptures) to validate our answers. Suppose, I write my answer and then simply write "See [Scripture's name][verses locations] for the details" ...
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What are the sites which can be quoted on this site? [duplicate]

Which sites can be quoted on this site as sources of scriptures? I want to ask that while quoting excerpts from sacred texts which sites can be used as link as official texts and valid sources of ...
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Unsourced answers need more time before getting to VLQ queue

Background : While reviewing Very Low Quality, I noticed that some answers which are answering questions or answering partially. What they lack is just a reference. This meta is about discussion ...
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Is there a change in the policy regarding closure of verse translation questions?

There was a huge debate recently on allowing pure translation questions as on-topic. What is the description of Radha's birth from Garga Samhita? English translation of Madhva Bhashya on ...
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Are transliteration questions on-topic for the site?

When I was going through some old questions on the site. I found a question which asks for transliteration of a mantra. What's the English transliteration of this Sanskrit mantra? It received ...
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How to deal with not yet translated texts of Hinduism?

Sanathana dharma got lot and lot of scriptures. Lot of authentic scriptures are in many different languages. But for our main site English is the only language to communicate. Many texts are not ...
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Is there any feature to maintain seperate queue for questions to answer in future?

While going through questions in the main site, I may get some (personally interested) questions that I can answer after some time (days/ months) after some research. In this context, is there any ...
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Is Nyāya Sūtras an authentic Hindu text to use in our main site?

In Hinduism stack exchange, is it allowed to cite or ask or answer any thing related to Nyāya Sūtras by Akṣapāda Gautama?
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Just some fun user stats

We know which users are the most reputed here We know which users vote the most here We know there are 12k+ users here But.. Reputation is based on question/answer score, but does not include ...
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About marking a question Duplicate after four days of posting it

I am here discussing about the question : Which of the six Darshanas are atheistic? It was marked as duplicate after four days of the original question being posted, by one Moderator who answered the ...
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Can users who constantly engage in edit-wars with other users over tags be banned from the site?

Does the system allow for banning users who engage in disruptive behavior of the following nature; User doesn't like the use of a particular tag. Instead of bringing the issue to notice on meta, user ...
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Mods - When are we going to remove mythology tag?

New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag very few people care about the pedantic semantic difference between myth & mythology. for all intents & purposes, mythology means imaginary ...

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