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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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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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How can a man completely get relieved of curses and sins?

How can a man completely get relieved of curses and sins he committed during his earthly life? Please quote from Hindu scriptures instead of vague answers.
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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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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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If everything is based on Karma, does one’s blessings have any effect on someone’s life?

Young ones often are blessed by the parents, grand parents etc etc. the blessings are rendered useless if everything forms part of Karma?
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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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Does Prarabdha karma determine one's spouse?

One's parents are decided by karma. But what about one's spouse? Is this also predetermined by Prarabdha? The suggested question does not answer my question. Mine is specific to spouse. Is one's ...
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Was Arjuna's Destiny Predetermined?

In our scriptures it is said that destiny is given only according to Karma and is Not Predetermined As in mahabharatha Arjuna Lost his Archery skills and is said that arjuna's power's were Given by ...
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When does Sanchitha Karma becomes Praarabdha Karma? What decides its transformation?

There are three karmas: Sanchitha, Praarabdha and Aagaami. It is my understanding that how and where we are born and other things happen in a particular life is based on the Praarabdha Karmas, which ...
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What is the meaning of Life if all is pre-written or controlled by the will of God?

Assumptions: God is the supreme Everything that we do is the will of God which may or maynot have an effect on the future Our purpose in life is to submit to God, Do good deeds, acquire punya In the ...
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Ramana Maharshi and Free Will

I have been listening to a Q&A session with David Godman in which he states that Ramana believed that everything in our lives is predetermined from birth and that we only have two choices to ...
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Why are effects of karma seen after death or in the next birth?

I generally hear that one will get the aftereffects of his/her karma either in afterlife (i.e., after death he will either go to heaven or hell) or in his next birth. My question is: Why don't we get ...
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How is the law of karma valid when so many people from wealthy houses are unethical but to be born in those houses requires good karma?

Growing up in school I would see bullies. Many of these bullies would be spoiled kids of rich parents. In fact, I've seen this trend where the more rich and affluent a family the more spoiled and ...
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What is the significance of Astrology in Hinduism?

What is the significance of astrology in Hinduism? I see many famous sages don't really talk much about it, but why do Hindus give a lot of importance to it?
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