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Purge and blacklist the tag Neo-vedanta

Many questions were posted in Meta, regarding purging of Mythology tag. One Moderator explained here the efforts that are being made to purge this Mythology tag. Good. The tag neo-vedanta was ...
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Purge and blacklist the mythology tag

As we all know that since mythology had bad connotation since it mostly/usually refers to the "study of myths" and hence the use of mythology tag has been creating problems for years. (Community is ...
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Mods - When are we going to remove mythology tag?

New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag very few people care about the pedantic semantic difference between myth & mythology. for all intents & purposes, mythology means imaginary ...
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Why is my tag edit for Krishna rejected as spam?

I made an edit suggestion to Krishna tag. https://hinduism.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/24833 The current info is: Krishna is considered as the eighth incarnation among ten principle ...
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pollution influence rain, destruction of earth and people

If you are thinking these are some environmental news headlines, you are mistaken. These are some of the new tags created on the site. As of late, many new tags are being created for every single ...
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Redefine and moderate the caste-system tag

The caste system is the biggest black mark on the face of Hinduism. While the whole of Hinduism is struggling to eradicate it, I think this website is quietly harboring caste feelings. Check some of ...
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To reconcile ancient beliefs to the modern: new tag

Since Hinduism is an ancient faith there is bound to be skepticism with changing times. Believers are often unwittingly charged with a responsibility to interpret and moderate several ancient Hindu ...
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'Mythology' tag - Nth discussion [duplicate]

Myth definition: a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events. a ...
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Regarding definition tag [duplicate]

I believe that it will be very useful to introduce definition tag in the main site. A related tag terminology exists in that site but definition tag allows us to properly and precisely define the ...
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Regarding tagging questions asking for scriptural reference

There seems confusion regarding using tags scripture and identification-request and users have different opinions on definition of the tag. So, it would be better to clear the confusion and reach to ...
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Let's define the purpose of “history” tag on this site

If OP uses the history tag does it automatically indicate to the audience that OP only wants answers from a historical perspective? E.g., If OP wants to know the (biological) father of a certain ...
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Should we have a new tag for qustions about learning about Hinduism?

There are many questions asked by users who are enthusiastic to learn about Hinduism as well as follow it. Some of them are as follows: How shall a foreigner develop their practice of Sanātana ...
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Either delete the tag “identification-request” or limit it's usage

The tag identification-request is completely redundant. And, the way it's excerpt is written, it can be used with way too many questions. A tag, which is redundant as well as not being related to ...
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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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Given any user- how to find out all such tags for which he/she is the top user?

Each of the tags have top users, an asker and an answerer. For example, for the mythology tag, Keshav Srinivashan is the top answerer as well as the top asker. Similarly, for the scripture tag, Tezz ...
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Should there be a tag called “minutiae” or “trivia” for questions?

For example - the names of the 101 clans of yadavas.
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Is it possible to get tag-wise distribution of the votes that I have cast on questions?

So, I basically want to know what percent of my upvotes were cast on questions that are tagged with a particular tag say-X, and what percent of my downvotes are similarly cast for questions tagged ...
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Exactly when can we create a new tag?

For this question, i had created the new tag called horary-astrology. As is evident from the shared wiki link, horary is a distinct branch of astrology. So, for my question it is more apt a tag to use ...
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New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag

First of all I want to tell that before upvoting or downvoting just by seeing the title read the whole question first. For a long time the tag mythology has been creating conflicts in the community, ...
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Should the “scripture” tag be dropped in awe of “mythology” tag?

In this question, which is about a Hindu Itihasa scripture called the Mahabharata, OP has tagged it with mythology. Isn't scripture more appropriate? Because the former tag gives an impression that ...
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Who created most of the tag excerpts and can they be changed?

For example, for the mythology tag the description reads: For questions about stories that are part of Hindu religious beliefs. Hindu mythology can be found throughout Hindu scriptures like the ...
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Tag Cleanup proposals

Post a tag as answer which needs reworking (delete, merge, rename etc). I will fix simple issues of tag synonyms or renaming but some tag proposals can only be fixed by discussing with fellow users. ...
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Are we correctly tagging “scripture” tag?

Recently, I have found out that scripture tag is not correctly used. According to the tag wiki excerpt of the scripture: For questions about the holy texts of Hinduism. Please also use a more ...
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We need a new post for tag cleanup

I think we need a new "tag cleanup post" because the existing one (The one tag cleanup post to rule them all) has grown very big (40 answers) and it's becoming difficult to get notifications or see a ...
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Should we have a new tag called 'general-advice' or 'advice?'

This question – How to start reading Bhagavad Gita? – sounds like a personal advice question to me however the community has allowed it. Since we've decided to allow it, how about a new tag – advice ...
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Should we allow a tag called “anti-hinduism”?

There are some questions with the tag anti-hinduism The tag description says: Anti-Hinduism is a misguided negative perception or religious intolerance against the practice and practitioners of ...
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Are topics on “VAstu ShAstra” considered in the scope of ON topic?

The ancient Indian science of "VAstu ShAstra" deals with the subjects of establishing harmony between "Panch MahAbhuta" or the 5 elements of the material nature, such as Agni(fire), Jala(water), Bhumi(...
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How much reputation you need to have in order to create a tag?

So how much reputation you need before you can create tags? How to discuss whether or not a tag is valid? Maybe I think it is but other members of this site will find it is not. In this particular ...
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What is wrong with the history tag? [duplicate]

I asked this question on Mahabharata and used a history tag. Someone added a mythology tag. I removed it and it was added back again. Before I ask a question, I would like to give some background. A ...
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all [duplicate]

I was going through our tags and I found some inconsistency and non-standardization and might need cleaning up. Few already raised and fix by individual meta posts, and I did few by my own-self, ...
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Atheism vs. Agnosticism - one tag will do or do we need two?

So I accidentally created a new tag atheism not knowing there was already one with the name agnosticism Do we need two tags or one? I guess the mods can link up both via a synonym. But more ...
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What is your philosophy behind [tag:philosophy]?

There is a popular tag philosophy which has no guidance/wiki yet. I am bit confused about it's usage. So, When should I use that tag? What type of questions should fall in the category of philosophy? ...
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Rename tag request (yajnopavitam to yagnopavitam) [duplicate]

Can one of the mods rename a tag I created, from yajnopavitam (yajnopavitam) to yagnopavitam? We can leave it as it is too, I'm not too sure if the Sanskrit letter 'ज्ञो' from यज्ञोपवीतम् sounds more ...
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Tag Wiki editing

My suggestion for the advaita tag wiki "Is the belief in the non-duality of the Atman and the Brahman" got rejected (it isn't probably the best explanation and I am not complaining). But it now reads "...
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What happened to these question's tag?

Please check this tag untagged. It looks like one of our tag got deleted by mistake. Can we know which tag was deleted and can we restore/recreate the same tag?
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My concern about the use of mythology tag

One of my question has been edited and tagged under mythology. The question was about Mahabharata and Hindus believe that Mahabharata is not a myth but an authentic history. Myth and history are ...
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Why I am not able to edit any post?

Whenever I try to edit any question or any tag below message is shown to me. This post has been deleted - no more edits are allowed Can any one tell why I am not able to edit anything, While I ...
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Merge the [gods] and [devas] tags

I think when people use the tag gods it can generally be taken as equivalent to devas. I cannot think of any instance in which a question pertains to one and not the other, so it might be best to ...
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Tag modifications request

I found some of the tags which I think could be repaired or made synonyms. They are as follows: soul - jiva - aatma - spirits (synonyms?) puja - worship (synonyms?) tantrik-vidhya - black-magic (...
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Should this user be blocked or removed from the post of moderator

This person with the name of Mr. Alien has been tagging questions related to Hinduism as mythology. Who gives him such authority and on what basis is he doing this? Can anyone explain. The user ...
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Fixing [god] and [gods] tags

The god and gods tags seem to be a little unnecessary. At the very least, they are redundant with respect to each other. Also, as has been discussed here I'm not even sure if these words make any ...
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Burninate the [belief] tag [duplicate]

There has already been some discussion of this issue here: Should we remove or limit the use of the "belief" tag? However, the question was finally left unresolved, and it looks like no ...
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Nomenclature tag

Is it possible to add nomenclature tag? I needed it for Meaning of Sadhu, Sant, Rishi and Muni
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Tags Moksha and Mukti are synonymous. Aren't they?

I found that this question has used tags moksha and mukti. I think that both Moksha and Mukti are synonymous. So, I suggest that we either delete one of the tags or make one the synonym of the other.
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Two tags for Mahabharata?

There are two tags for Mahabharata mahabharata and mahabharatha (only one post). Please suggest whether we should merge the posts related to these tags or make them synonyms to each other. I am also ...
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Should we remove or limit the use of the “belief” tag?

I've noticed a lot of questions tagged belief in this site. The tag may make at least some sense if someone asks a broad question like "What do Hindus believe about cooking?" or something like that. ...
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How do I correct a misspelling of a tag by one letter?

In this question, I intended to create a tag "bhavishya-purana", but by accident I typed "bhavishya-puranas" with an "s" at the end. I tried fixing it, but it wouldn't let me put "bhavishya-purana" ...
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Need some Tag standardization

Recently I posted a question to remove hindu as it makes no sense, same way, some users are tagging questions with hindi words, so we have to decide whether we are sticking with those, or we are going ...
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Need to remove “hindu” tag

I edited out 3 questions recently where OP used hindu which makes no sense as site itself is about hinduism and hence, I would request a moderator to delete the flag before it goes viral. List of ...
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Tag standardization for Gods?

What is going to be standard for God tags? There is a Shiva tag as shiva and Ganesha tag as lord-ganesh. I mean there should be a standard for this. It's better to remove "lord" from the Ganesha tag ...