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What is Niyati? [duplicate]

I've been unable to find following answers regarding Niyati. Can anyone describe? What is Niyati? Who decides it? Is their any Deity to decide ? Or god ? Can it be changed? Or there is no Niyati at ...
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Love, fate and marriages [duplicate]

Is there something like we get to marry the person that God has pre written for us in our fate? Because i have seen so many love stories which dating happens for years, they will be so in love but in ...
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“Everything is predetermined” - Ramana Maharishi. Can someone please provide an explanation or sources which delve into this further? [duplicate]

Below is from one of the talks with Ramana Maharishi Day by Day with Bhagavan”, Pg 78, (on 4.1.46, afternoon)] “With reference to Bhagavan’s answer [above] to Mrs. Desai’s question on the evening ...
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It is said that what happens in the present or future are all governed by God [duplicate]

If it is true that all the things are governed by gods. Does that mean that we don't have previledge to become what we want to be. Or even how we live our life? If these things are pre defined, like ...
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Is life predefined to some extent… what will happen in our life in future? [duplicate]

All Vedic astrology proves that, after many predictions of life.....if its true how will be focus on something, which we desire in our life, when its fixed we may not achieve that. Many times in ...
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What is Prarabdha? [duplicate]

What is Prarabdha? Who defines our Prarabdha? Is our Prarabdha pre-defined? Are we doing our Karmas based on our Prarabdha? Are we accumulating our Prarabdha based on our positive or negative ...
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Does the karma from the previous life affects the current life?

I was reading this post recently where @jabahar explains about Are people always reborn as people? where user answers as — Depending upon karma a jivatma (spirit) may reborn in the body of ...
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Why is it said in Vedanta that you are not the doer of any action?

In my study of Advaita Vedanta, I have come across many references to the point that one is not the doer of any action. See for example these two verses धर्माधर्मौ सुखं दुखं मानसानि न ते विभो। ...
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Gandhari's curse to Shri Krishna

Post the Mahabharat war, Gandhari cursed Krishna that he and his kin will be destroyed 36 years from then. What is so specific about that count 36?
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If karma works, why are so many evil or corrupted people successful?

The world have so many evil or corrupted people who are successful. If karma is applicable to people, why do good people have to struggle?
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Does Shiva or Vishnu or Trikaladarshi Yogi know our Aagami Karma or our free will?

Aagami Karma is actions we do in this birth. This is generally said to be free will. See this question: Is our destiny predetermined? If yes, then why do our actions affect our karma?. Does Shiva or ...
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Do children accumulate karma? At what age are you responsible for your karma?

If I do a bad karma without knowing or realizing properly will I receive fruits for that or not? What about children? Do they accumulate karma too? Don't they make lot of mistakes unknowingly? At ...
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Does Karma of our previous lives determine the lifetime of our present birth?

Karma gives the situation, parents, physical body,etc,... to a soul according to type of Karma that it accumulated. Living beings face untimely death and face unexpected problems in which they didn't ...
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According to Hinduism who is right about free will (Vivekananda or Chanakya)?

Swami Vivekananda says "nothing is impossible you can do anything and everything, believe in that". Chanakya (Kautilya) says "fate can't be changed you have to face your bhagya". Interesting thing is ...
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Why do infants die? What about their karma?

We see that some infants die just after they are born. Some were not born also. Why does that happen? If the reason of their birth is to experience the karma that they had in the previous birth, then ...

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