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Is such insult of Rishis (the authors of Epics and Puranas) tolerable?

The details of this primitive war have been in like manner exaggerated beyond all credibility. The leading warriors, whilst fighting with all the bloodthirsty desperation of savages, and burning with ...
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Posts that offend but have scriptural sanction seem to be allowed. But how about offensive AND unsupported material?

For example Apart from the Padma Purana, does any other Purana say that Adi Shankaracharya will teach mayavadi philosophy? This post just slings mud on a revered teacher and on a revered deity. The ...
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Is Kama Sutra authentic text to cite on the matters of sex and sexuality?

One of the answer in this question indirectly cites Kama Sutra as an authentic source. Is Kam Sutra considered authentic source? If it's not why it's persisting there? Can it be deleted for lack of ...
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Let's concentrate on "percent answered" stats! [duplicate]

Our community/site is growing fine but it requires some attention to unanswered questions. From Area51.SE, our site shows 73% answered (1098 questions with no answers) so it needs considerable work: ...
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Are Sanskrit Subhashitas valid references?

Are Sanskrit Subhashitas valid references on Hinduism.SE? Can they be considered as Hindu scripture when it comes to citing them in answers here to back up your views? I didn't think they qualify as ...
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Personal advice questions whose answers are present in scriptures?

So my question is - :What we think about Personal Advice Questions whose answers are present in scriptures.i.e. scripture itself is providing some personal advice and providing some kind of Personal ...
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can we have a clear statement what constitutes Pramana for this board?

Only Hindu scripture is Pramana - that is reasonably clear. But there are two caterpillars in the salad: (1) The allegation of "Tamasic Puranas" which non-sectarian modern scholarship has rejected. ...
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How to find out whether valid reference is actually valid or not for giving answer?

I have given an answer here with all valid(I guess) reference that I could find in support of my answer. But still I received down votes!! I don't mind if anyone gives down votes to my answer. I am ...
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Delete tags: "scripture" and "dharma-shastras"

In this site, we are supposed to answer anything with the sources from scriptures (shastras). Now there is no common consensus about what is considered "scriptures" and what is not. The description ...
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Let the users know why a notice is put on their post.

You might be knowing that there is a policy on our site to add citations in answers. There is a list of valid references which are also added in the faq. When there are no valid sources in an answer, ...
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What are the rules to be followed for citation?

Please look at this answer to the question Garuda purana Is it a myth to create fear in humans? that I recently provided. Asker commented that citation has not been done. Can someone please refer me ...
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What rules does this site currently follow? When does a highly-upvoted post become a rule?

What rules does this site currently follow? Are the rules being followed here arbitrary (i.e., "subject to interpretation") or are they very-well-defined so any user can easily lookup a rule if ...
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Facing misleading blogs, articles, texts that contradicts actual texts

Now a days we find many people, websites, blogs, articles, movies etc., are injecting into society, several statements that are contradicting to the actual texts. All those are spread over internet ...
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What steps are the site taking for providing correct guidance for new users?

Important feature which differs Stack Exchange sites with regular discussion forums is having community moderation. That is we are the people help each other. Users having knowledge on how the site ...
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Is this trolling and what can we do?

Be the judge and decide who is trolling who from the below comment thread. As you can see, three community members are trying to help a fellow user to let him understand that Wikipedia is not a valid ...
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