What is the actual description of the Heaven according to Hinduism. Is it a static place or does it change with the times?

Do you think there would science related things in Heaven example - cars, planes, iphones etc ?

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    Possible duplicate of hinduism.stackexchange.com/questions/7243/…
    – Aby
    Commented Jul 17, 2015 at 12:02
  • Regarding cars and iphones, there's nothing written as such but its said need is the mother of invention, so if there is any need then there should have been a technology developed for that. Iphones is still a lesser technology, earlier people and sages were said to connect each other mentally ie by using telepathy. That was more advanced technology. Similarly, vimans or flying chariots are different names used for planes. There were divine weapons earlier same as nuclear weapons.These all were developed so much earlier by them and we have just started using them within last 20-50 years.
    – Aby
    Commented Jul 17, 2015 at 12:14
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    Arthur C. Clarke said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. But by the same token, any technology, no matter how advanced, can be replaced by magic. Since the inhabitants of Devaloka have magical powers, they would have no need for technology. But I suppose there might be some materialitic people who were using their iPhones on Earth and want to continue using it after they die, so perhaps they'll have the ability to do so. Devaloka is about material enjoyment, after all. Commented Jul 17, 2015 at 15:17
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    @Sai Yeah, I think realization is possible in Devaloka. Look at what Indra says in this chapter of the Kaushitaki Upanishad: sacred-texts.com/hin/sbe01/sbe01241.htm Indra seems to have attained the realization of Brahman. Commented Jul 17, 2015 at 17:20
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    If you desire to go to a heaven filled with iPhones, then you will go to a heaven filled with iPhones. Be careful what you desire for, because you will get it. Perhaps you will go to a heaven filled with those things, but it perhaps comes after several more lives - when in your new birth you have no desires for those things. See Gita II. 42-44. Commented Jul 19, 2015 at 4:08


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