Why do we have a tag named "mythology"? It implies the story isn't real, which is counter to the aims of Hinduism.

  • Mythology has another meaning which is "set of beliefs and stories associated with a religion." This can be used for stories or legends present in our scriptures. That is the way I use it. It doesn't mean a false story. Commented Oct 31, 2017 at 2:09
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    @NogShine Sure, but it has a negative connotation.
    – Ikshvaku
    Commented Oct 31, 2017 at 2:11
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    "which is counter to the aims of Hinduism..." - who get to decide what's the "aim" of Hinduism? You? Me? A bunch of devout Hindus? Scholars or Archaeologists who look for evidence of historicity of Ramayana and Mahabharata? Until that is settled, why use language claiming to represent all Hindus? Commented Dec 1, 2017 at 17:26


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