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After the biological death of one, the soul takes birth again in a new bodily form.

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What happens to the soul if a womb is aborted?

What happens to a soul if the womb is aborted? Does the soul take another birth or it attains salvation?
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The 100 Kauravs were incarnations of Asuras but what about their sister?

The Sambhava Parva of Mahabharat gives the details of the who's who in Mahabharat and who were they the incarnations of. It has been covered at many places but my question is specific to Dhritrashtra'...
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Is Vayu identical to Pavan in Dvaita philosophy?

Is the Vayu deva (Mukhya Prana) in the Devata taratamya of Acharya Madhwa identical with Pavan deva or is he someone different?
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Do our sins really burn away if we're reborn as animals or trees (i.e., other than human)?

I have heard that we can not earn any merit or demerit in any birth other than the human birth. So my question is, do our sins (demerits) burn away in animal or tree birth? E.g., a dog born in dirty ...
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Atma ( Soul ) in Hindu Scriptures

I am very emotional , attached to my family and I am not able to socialize with people . I am a devoted Hindu . And i often feel proud and boast about my Lineage ( Caste ) . My question is did my ...
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Could reincarnation be intergalactic?

According to any scripture, is the process of reincarnation within Samsara always intra-galactic (the self stays on Earth and reincarnates as people or animals), or are there any texts which could be ...
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Why did Gandhari, a re-incarnation of Mati and a model wife, have to suffer so much?

All the characters of the MHB cast and reap karma--whether from a past life, or their present; but I cannot find a reason that Gandhari should have to suffer so much when she was the ideal wife and ...
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A soul never does any karma, still carries Karma in afterlife?

Atma does no karmas. Jeev (Body, mind) does Karma. Now these Karmas done by the jeev, decide (or have impact) on next life. But the only connection between the body of current life and the body of ...
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How does reincarnation work?

How does Hinduism explains reincarnation? How would it explain the growth in human population? Even if we consider that those humans could have been some other animals in previous life then ...
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Previous births of Indrajit and Meghavāhana

Just then a muni, named Aprameyabala, who had four kinds of knowledge, came to the garden Kusumāyudha. In that same place at night his brilliant omniscience appeared and the gods held an omniscience-...
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If all my sufferings are due to my previous life's karma I did, then what is the evidence that in my previous life I did bad karma?

Hindu puranas and scriptures says all sufferings and happiness are due to the karma we did in our previous life. If so, then what is the evidence about my previous life' s karma. How can I blindly ...
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Previous births of Lava and Kush

Every jiva has a Purva Janma (previous birth). How about Lava and Kusha's previous birth? Any source which talks about this? Is there any particular reason for their birth?
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Do souls (jeevas) meet or associate even before their first physical encounter?

As said by one of the famous writers the important encounters in our present life have been planed by souls even before the bodies (in control of these souls) have met each other. Is it true that our ...
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Is Atma affected by karma?

Ok first i am a muslim and i don't get why God creates poor people and rich people and why that kind of inequality needs to exist That is why i am here , i know that i am not the body "i am i" I ...
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Good and Evil and Reincarnation

I'm a day new to Hinduism. Does Hinduism teach that your God is the creator of good and evil? The Bible infers this, that God is working everything according to his will. I have a suspicion that ...
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How do the Hindu scriptures explain spiritual communication through a medium?

My understanding of karmic responsibility keeps me from understanding how a soul can be free to communicate through mediumship. Can someone please direct me to resources that explain the afterlife ...