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The word dosha and pra-dosha in sanskrit means : bad, wrong, dangerous etc . dosha has also another meaning it is called night - in english and another word for night in sanskrit is nisa. hence the evening or twilight is called pra-dosha. our puranas tell us that this is the time the tamasic forces start gaining strength till the brahmimuhuta . the most active beings in this time are the nisa-charas or rakshasas. our puranas also tell us that during the age of kali rakshasas can be identified only by their actions and behaviour . hence our elders warn us to be careful after dark -ur views

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Asked by Haalayudha Dattuni, 07 Jan '13 10:23 pm
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It is never wise to ignore all the instructions of elders.
Answered by Francisco, 07 Jan '13 10:27 pm

 
  
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I knoe only masala dosa :P
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 07 Jan '13 10:28 pm

 
  
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