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Hindu Equivalent of Pascal's Wager?

There is this famous wager designed by Pascal which aims to convince humans to act as if God is real Pascal's wager is a philosophical argument advanced by Blaise Pascal (1623–1662), seventeenth-...
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Bliss vs sentiments

A atheist asked me, "why do you believe in God?". I answered," because I enjoy bliss and happiness in the name of my holy lord." He said, "that is not bliss, this is your ...
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How does Adi Shankara refute the idea of dualism between Brahman and the Atman?

How does Adi Shankara refute the idea of the Atman and Brahman being separate? Does he use the Upanishads for proof or does he use logic/reasoning to prove the identity of the Atman and Brahman being ...
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What are notable contemporary Hindu apologists?

Christianity has a very mature body of apologists. Islam has its fair share of apologists too. But what about Hinduism? Wikipedia mentions a few authors, but I was curious to know if there are any ...
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Did samakhys refuted the advaita vedanta's claim, existence of Brahman?

Since samkhya is a atheistic school, they reject God(Brahman) . But advaita vedanta believe in a God that is Brahman so did any Samkhya philosopher ever refuted advaita vedanta on existence of Brahman?...
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What is Nyaya's respondes to the arguments made by Ramanuja against the design argument of Nyaya?

Why and How Ramanuja Rejected Nyāya Arguments for the Existence of God JONATHAN B. EDELMANN (A) While certain features of the natural or organic world might resemble artifacts, can reason establish ...
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What is the most logical argument can be given against charvakas materialistic philosophy by any astika school?

Charvakas believe in materialism and they reject almost every thing about spirituality, and they reject reincarnation, karma, Moksha, and God. So is there any good and logical arguments against this ...