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Is past life talked about by various spiritual gurus true or it's a scam.. ? Do people who are alive now really lived some time back...and took birth again

  • have you ever wondered what happens after death, or before birth ? – ram Sep 21 at 0:52
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    What is the main difference between an alive & dead person? Its soul.You will say a body dies because of failure of organ as soul cant be seen flying out from a dead body by masses. You have to understand that word 'spirituality' itself means understanding/realizing the spirit/soul and God is not so easy to reveal its secret to every undeserving being. Just like animals have no religion or God, similarly next spiritual evolution is understanding of immortal spirit/soul unlike teachings of fake kaliyuga babas. Ghosts, Devas, Apsaras, they are all spirits and cant be seen by masses or animals. – Manu Kumar Sep 21 at 19:17
  • Past life is real as per Hindu scriptures, Hinduism. Are you looking for some other kjnd of evidences? – Rickross Sep 23 at 5:57
  • is current life real? if so, then past was real. Upanishads claim current life is unreal and Atman is real. So, in that case past life is unreal. In atman's perspective, present, past and future is unreal. Hence, the immortal/timelessness for Atman and mortality of life. In Parabrahman's - when it has 3 attributes 1) it's lone awareness 2) real atman 3) lives + world of atman - unique perspective, everything is surreal real atman and unreal life that atman lives in body etc. and that's like seeing his own body structure. imagine you are looking inside your body and you cannot look outside. – Gopal Anantharaman Oct 21 at 21:22
  • There is no scientific proof. There are mostly anecdotal stories. Buddha supposedly remembered his last past lives however this was never confirmed. Arjuna and Krishna also did not remember their previous incarnation. – Wikash_ 2 days ago
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Is past life real?

Yes.

From the Bhagavad Gita:

TEXT 20: For the soul there is neither birth nor death at any time. He has not come into being, does not come into being, and will not come into being. He is unborn, eternal, ever-existing and primeval. He is not slain when the body is slain.

TEXT 22: As a person puts on new garments, giving up old ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old and useless ones.

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  • One of my friend gave me an argument which confused me..if past life is real...then everyone living today had a past life...and so the population today is 7.8 billion....if past life way real than by that logic 100 years back or even 1000 years back these people would have been there....so the population 100 year back and 1000 year back would have been 7.8 billion...which is not th case...so how can there be a past life for an individual person – Ronit sharma Sep 24 at 14:23
  • @Ronitsharma The Hindu universe is much bigger than just our planet Earth. They could have come from elsewhere. – Aupakarana Abhibhaa Oct 21 at 17:51
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    @ronitsharma hence the promotion of species from worms to humans. Certainly you could find 7.8 billion worms and other life form before humans 😆. Sama Veda says that the job of devas is to promote your body from that of an earthworm to human. So being human is a privilege. And yes your great...great...... grandfather was an earthworm 😀 – Gopal Anantharaman Oct 22 at 2:51

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