Linked Questions

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Guidelines for new users answering questions

Given the nature of the subject, many questions will undoubtedly get different answers, views and opinions. But to keep the site as authentic as possible, certain guidelines should be followed while ...
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Can we revisit the sources required rule?

There are a few answers based only on what the user knows and which do not provide any citations, what exactly do we do in these cases? From Can we enforce quotations of scripture references?, we get ...
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Voting to have Keshav Srinivasan take a sabbatical as a moderator

This particular moderator is over-zealous and unfair and seems to be the only active moderator which means that all decisions are unilaterally conjured up and implemented. The latest examples is :- ...
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Can we enforce quotations of scripture references?

The site is only one day old, and already there is quite a bit of contention between the different understandings of Advaita, Vaishnavism, Shaivism, etc. This is to be expected with such a large ...
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Let us stop asking for “Sources” every time

I am noticing that users are asking to cite sources for every answer posted without a relevant source. We are actually encouraging users to write the answers on their own, please refer The copy-paste ...
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Which scriptures / sources are considered valid?

This is an extension of my older question. As per current thread: Can we revisit the sources required rule?, the general sentiments seems that we must cite the sources for the answers. Hence, it's ...
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Should we change the community name to Sanatana Dharma?

"Hindu" or "Hinduism" is the name given to Hindus by Britishers and other people while the Vedas and even Lord Krishna Himself referred to it as Sanatana Dharma. So shouldn't we change the name of ...
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Why was my question closed? What exactly is an “opinion-based” question on Hinduism.SE?

My question How to introduce Hinduism to Children? was closed as "primarily opinion-based." The SE standard explanation is: Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert ...
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Upvoted and accepted answer deleted by moderator

There is this question on whether saints and sages can be worshiped in Hinduism and why Sai Baba is worshipped in Hindu temples. Why Saibaba is worshipped as a deity in Hindu temples? I gave ...
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Why is there a minimum word count requirement to answers? And yet another instance of unfair moderation

So, the moderator deleted an answer of mine (related Q Holy cows and plastic bags) The reasons given are unsatisfactory; I quote a portion of it " they shouldn't just be three lines long." Why not? ...
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Answer wrongly deleted - 1 [compromised]

Here is the post: Why did Krishna steal butter and milk?. This nearly 2 years old answer is deleted under no clear written policy. I have presented 2 reasons to the Qn & also cited following ...