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In Abrahamic faiths, heaven and hell are physical destinations after one dies. In Hindu philosophy- there do seem to be heaven and hell- but also reincarnation. How are these two made compatible?

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    People in Hells and Heavens are for limited time frame, it works that way, after it they are borne in some other realms based on their Karma! – Tezz May 24 at 12:08
  • Abhrahmic Religions have linear time based theology and thus have a definite starting and ending point. The end defines who gets hell or heaven for eternity. Hinduism however, has eternal kaal-chakra (cyclic time), thus except the Supreme (Brahman) everything is temporary and subject to periodic creation (srishti) and dissolution (pralaya). Thus Hindu hell and heaven are not a permanent state of existence. – peace May 24 at 12:37
  • @Vivikta Thank you. Could you please then elaborate the role of heaven and hell in Hinduism? Please consider writing it as an answer, so that I can accept it! Thanks. – ChinG May 24 at 12:51
  • For the Abhrahmic part, I don't have references. And it might be problematic if I cite them here, even if I find them. – peace May 24 at 13:04
  • @Vivikta could you then just write about the role of heaven and hell in Hinduism then? – ChinG May 24 at 13:10

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