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What is MANN and whom we say I (main). [duplicate]

i want to know what is mann. often we say mann nahi kar raha. either we say i don't want to do this. is I(main) and Mann are same.
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Does Atman hear, speak, taste and see after we die?

It is said that Atman is one's true Self. It remains in existence after we die, for Atman never takes birth nor does it die. My question is : does Atman hear, speak, taste and see after we die? If ...
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What is Turiya and how can we realize it?

While reading Vivekachudamani, commentaries on some of the Mukhya Upanishads, (Jnaneshwari) Bhagavad Gita & Yoga Vasistha, I found that they are talking about the different state of Chitt viz. ...
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Why doesn't Lord Krishna give Moksha to everyone?

If Krishna wants, he can give Moksha to everyone. Bhagavad Gita 18.66: sarva-dharmān parityajya mām ekaṁ śaraṇaṁ vraja ahaṁ tvāṁ sarva-pāpebhyo mokṣayiṣyāmi mā śucaḥ Meaning:- Abandon all varieties ...
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According to Vedas which one is a better guide - Mann or Budhdhi?

Well, when we are going through a certain phase in our life, where we have to make a decision but we are unsure of what is correct & what is wrong; normally, we have two directions/instructions to ...
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Explanation of SrimadBhagwadGita verse 18.66

Please explain in detail what Sri Krishna wants to say in the verse 18.66 of Srimad Bhagwad Gita : १८-६६|| सर्वधर्मान्परित्यज्य मामेकं शरणं व्रज | अहं त्वा सर्वपापेभ्यो मोक्षयिष्यामि मा शुचः
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Is Rig Vedic Indra only Sri Rama?

According to Rig Veda (and other Vedas) Indra is the all pervading and supreme being: In every figure he [Indra] hath been the mode... Indra assumes many form by his Maya (6.47.18) He who is Lord of ...
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Who is the consumer of our Karmas, if the Atman is merely a silent witness? [duplicate]

Atman resides in the body as a silent witness and it's not affected (untouched) by anything. Then upon what, our Karmas get transmitted to our next lives? In other words who is the enjoyer/sufferer of ...
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Scripture to learn about manas, chitta, ahamkar and buddhi in detail?

Is there an authentic ancient scripture to study about manas, ahamkar, buddhi, chitta, chit, chit vritti etc. in detail, so one can exactly know what they are and how they differ? For example, to ...
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Do non-Advaita Vedanta philosophies also believe that buddhi is part of Prakruti/Pradhana?

Do Vedanta philosophies other than Advaita also believe that Buddhi is part of Prakriti/Pradhana and not part of/is individual self? If yes, how do liberated beings think in Vaikuntha?
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Why is Brahman identified with Shunya(Void) in the Mahopanishad?

In the Maha Upanishad we come across the following - शून्यं तत्प्रकृतिर्माया ब्रह्मविज्ञानमित्यपि । शिवः पुरुष ईशानो नित्यमात्मेति कथ्यते ॥ ६१॥ VI-61. That Brahman has been identified with emptiness(...
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Comparison of contributions of manas and buddhi in attaining moksha

Across the Scriptures of sanathan dharma, a particular classification is as follows: Universe/world, Senses of body, manas, buddhi, and para brahman. One needs to attain para brahman, which is ...
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