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Are topics on "VAstu ShAstra" considered in the scope of ON topic?

Visit What is the mythological origin of Vastu? which says: Legend behind Vastu is described in Chapter 252 of Matsya Purana. Lord Matsya narrated the story to Vaivasvara Manu. So, I think vastu-...
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New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag

Although there is a famous quote, "With time, history becomes legend and legend becomes myth", word "Mythology" today has very bad connotation in India as well as in abroad and also among general ...
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My concern about the use of mythology tag

It is a very valid question. To say that myth mean a traditional story is incomplete and misleading, mythology means the study of myth. A myth is defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary as an idea or ...
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Tag Cleanup proposals

status-completed There is a sloka which we are using for questions about couplets and verses. Recently, a similar tag shloka was also created. They should be synonymized (perhaps merged). As we ...
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New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag

Way 2: The tag should be completely removed. mythology doesn't go hand in hand with any religion. A "religion" cannot be a "myth" and a "myth" should be the last thing to ...
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Purge and blacklist the mythology tag

This request has been completed. mythology is burninated. The tag was also blacklisted as requested as it was widely used, here's what people will see when they try to use it: If you want to add ...
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Make tag papam a synonym of sin or merge both. Sin is literal English translation of Sanskrit word papam. Papam is there in many other languages too. Update: In Sanskrit, pāpam is ...
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Tag Cleanup proposals

status-completed murti and idols should be synonyms as both stands for the similar or same meaning I think.
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Tag Cleanup proposals

status-completed As we have a policy of using Sanskrit names over other Hindi names in tags and answers, I propose to merge rakshasa with newly created rakshas.
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Merge the tags scripture and shastras. Make Shastra tag a synonym of Scripture.
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Make the tag tulasi a synonym of tulsi. It is called 'Tulasi' in Sanskrit and not 'Tulsi.'
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Merge the two tags one weapon and another weapons. It's just singular and plural. It doesn't have any meaning at all astra can be made synonym after merging.
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Need to merge the two tags parvati and parvathi. Tag parvati is correct...
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Should we allow a tag called "anti-hinduism"?

Above discussions are fruitful, But what i think that we have to use words for tags like this carefully which new user can easily understand and can use without offending enmasse. criticism sounds ...
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Tag Cleanup proposals

We have stotra which is used for hymns on particular God/Goddess. There are only 4 questions with this tag. We also have a hymn for questions about hymns tagged for three questions. But there is no ...
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Tag Cleanup proposals

status-completed We have sanyasi tagged for 17 questions. We also have an english equivalent monks for 2 questions. We need to make monks synonym for sanyasi. As sanyasi is more popular than ...
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status-completed Make gods and devas synonyms keeping gods as master tag. Because gods already have 2 synonyms. Tag wiki excerpt for devas is : Gods in Vedic mythology, Hinduism. Besides ...
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status-completed : close-voting will be remapped to vote-to-close Meta tags: vote-to-close and close-voting should be merged.
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Tag Cleanup proposals

status-completed markandeya-puran should be merged with markandeya-purana.
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Tag Cleanup proposals

yudhisthira should be renamed to yudhishthira ('s' -> 'sh'). Wikipedia uses "Yudhishthira." K M Ganguli also uses the same in his translation.
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New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag

Well, I think the word mythology on religion site should be interpreted as "sacred/traditional story that are part of beliefs" rather than considering story a myth or false/fictional. So, now we've ...
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New Community Consensus on use of Mythology Tag

Note: Answer splitted from this one Way 1 (suggestion for alternative name) According to some users, the word "mythology" has bad connotation or it can be confusing or misleading to think ...
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Exactly when can we create a new tag?

So, how was the tag creation wrong or against the rules and why was it removed? First of all the removal was a simple edit may be to avoid creation of distinct tag from astrology, nothing here is to ...
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Should there be a tag called "minutiae" or "trivia" for questions?

Yes I agree, I think there should be a tag for such questions. I have found many questions here which are utterly useless from religious point of view. E.g, how many names are there for Karna, What ...
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Purge and blacklist the mythology tag

Similar to the recent request on aviation can you please check questions that have only mythology + one other tag to make sure they still make sense without the mythology tag? Since this is a fairly ...
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Purge and blacklist the tag Neo-vedanta

Your current question is "What are the Mods doing to delete the specified tag?" OR "What steps are being taken currently to purge the specified tag?". Now, this is not the same as ...
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed The tags vashishta and vasishta are synonyms
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Hindu astrology = Jyotish. So, make tag jyotisha synonyms of astrology which clearly says: The branch of knowledge that deals with study of planetary positions to calculate time ...
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed Need to merge these two tags: ram and rama
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