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What is the order of pramāṇic validity on this site? [duplicate]

First, what pramāṇa are acceptable? Second, if the claims of two proofs are inconsistent, which method should win out? I know there are related questions in this Meta, but they are limited to one or ...
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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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What are the valid scriptural references for Hindus? [duplicate]

As per the sites policies, what are the valid references that can be used for authoritative answers to Hindu questions.
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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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Is Personal Experience a Source?

Many answers on this site don't really have tangible sources such as citations from scriptures or the internet. My question is, if someone's answer is based on their practices growing up and ...
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How to deal with an answer which is basically "a blog owner's opinion/interpretetion"?

In recent times i found that one user is basically copy pasting posts from arbitrary/unknown blogs as answers.Many of his answers are like that with this being a typical example. How to deal with them(...
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Do we require to cite sources/scriptures in philosophical thinking?

What does this website's name stand for? (SanAtan) Dharma vs Hinduism Looking at the vast knowledge of members here, I often feel that what we majorly discuss here is SanAthan Dharma disguised as ...
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Are the sources used in this answer allowed here?

This answer starts with the assertion: Sorry to burst your bubble, the simple answer is there was no such technology or knowledge at the time. Brahmāstra, Vāruṇāstra and Āgneyāstra are all ...
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FAQ Index for Hinduism Stack Exchange

Community FAQ For Hinduism Stack Exchange and Hinduism Meta Stack Exchange For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Hinduism.SE is part of a wider network; for issues that ...
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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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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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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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Are public discourses valid sources?

I thought I remembered seeing a post about this somewhere on the meta site, but I can't seem to find it using the search function. So I'm sorry if this is a duplicate. I'd like to know whether we can ...
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