Questions tagged [faq-proposed]

Proposals for new entries for the FAQ repository on this site should use this tag.

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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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Does this site have or need a formal definition for the word Hindu or Hinduism?

In a different post, I saw a moderator using phrases such as "from Hinduism POV...", "the majority of Hindus believe..." etc. I find it surprising that a moderator of all users is using language ...
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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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Can we post mythologically hypothetical questions?

Can we post here hypothetical questions regarding our mythological figures, for example if X was there in place of Y what would have he done, or what would have happened if instead of event A, event B ...
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Spelling non english words in english - search results

The spellings issue has been raised here Please use consistent spelling in your posts but it only talks about within a post. What about across the site? Senshin did say this It would be a fool's ...
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Are book recommendations on-topic?

Is asking for book recommendations on-topic? For example, I want to know the best English translation of Yajur Veda done by an Indian author (as opposed to Western authors/translations).
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Private beta extended - please focus on quality

I'm a member of the Community Management team here at Stack Exchange; we're the ones responsible for determining when each new site is ready to move on to the next stage of its life cycle. It's been a ...
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How to handle uncited fables and myths

Since many things in Hinduism vary and vary tremendously from one culture to another and there are very few sources to cite from and more importantly very few online sources. How can we handle these ...
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How do we want to handle discrepancies between belief systems on this site?

What kind of answers do we want to see here? Is this a site for propagation of dogma with judgement for 'non-believers' (of ideology / religion / what-be-it) or is this for scholarly discussion of ...