Questions tagged [life]

Life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having signaling and self-sustaining processes from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased (death), or because they lack such functions and are classified as inanimate.

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Why don't we remember our past lives?

If we remember our past lifes' mistakes then there are less chances of making that mistake again, at our good times we can understand it as result of our past good deeds/punyam and at bad times we ...
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Are infants and small children really manifestation of Bramhan

There is a saying in hindi Bacche bhagwan ka roop hote hai literally meaning Kids are incarnation or manifestation of Bramhan. Since Bhagwan is used to refer Bramahan or the Ishta devta (for ...
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Biological origins of life - Chandogya Upanishad

This wiki article says that the Chandogya Upanishad discusses the possible ways of biological origins of life. What are these ways? And, which Shloka talks about this?
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What is the Vedic definition of "life"?

I'm wondering what is the definition of life from the Vedic perspective. What kind of relation does life have with God? Life has so many perspectives that you can't define life I guess. For me, life ...
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Any rules that I need to follow if I want to read the Bhagavad Gita? [duplicate]

If I want to start reading the Bhagavad Gita. What rules, if any, that I need to follow before I start reading? For example: Do I need to perform any religious rituals before reading the Gita? Can I ...
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Reference request for Swami Vivekananda's quote on life coming from the moon

Swami Vivekananda makes a passing remark in one of his lectures (Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, V2 p90) of the following: By the by, it may interest some of you to know that there are ...
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What is the purpose of life? [duplicate]

This question may be childish or even rubbish but I have had this doubt for a long time. According to my religion, Hinduism (Sanathana Dharma), God has created all from grass to all forms of life. ...
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What is dispassion to a Samsaric?

Dispassion means being free from material desires. That means the person doesn't have any desire for any object in this material world even for a living being. But I would like to know what is meant ...
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What is an overview of Hinduism's arguments against the "unconscious violinist" analogy used to support abortion in the case of rape?

I am looking for the response of any denomination that is against abortion in the case of rape that has also responded to the scenario below or something similar to it. "A Defense of Abortion" (...
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What is the objective of human life? [duplicate]

According to Hinduism, What is the objective of human life? Further what should be our ultimate goal?
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Interesting things in Garuda Purana chapter 15 [closed]

While listening to today's Garuda Purana disclosure found a beautiful chapter 15 (An Account of the Coming to Birth of People who have done Good) . In this chapter The Purana in detail explains how ...
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What would be the motto to live a life?according to "GEETA" or any holy book? [duplicate]

Whats the main purpose of our life,its not to be just earn money reputation in society and there need to be something else. If there is any description about that in geeta or any holy book,please ...
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how to get rid of the sin I committed? [duplicate]

(What if) I realized I had committed a sin and now I fear after the outcome of it? I fear it will definitely bring sorrow at some point of my life/ in course of life cycles. How do I get relieved ...
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A few questions about being Hindu in America [closed]

I am involved in a class focused on studying different civilizations and cultures. I chose to study Indian culture and focused on religion. If anyone is willing to give me a few answers, I would ...
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Do people inherit characters from their past life?

Are the characters of human influenced by his/her past life? or is it only because of present life? Is it mentioned in any Puranas/Vedas?
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Is it possible to stay full time at a temple/religious location for an year or so? [closed]

Since over a year I've this disconnect with everything around me, people and work and everything else and now, sometimes have suicidal thoughts. I wish to stay away from all this and find a meaning ...

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