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Can a Jeevatma be re-incarnated as a non living being?

Kindly have patiences and read till end. I have tried to explain it in as simple way as I could. sarvaṁ khalvidaṁ brahma  (Chhāndogya Upaniṣhad 3.14.1) “All is Brahman.” īśhāvāsyam idam sarvaṁ   (...
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How is the Advaita Brahman a controller?

This is an excellent question. It is true that Brahman and Atman in Jiva are not active. However, according to Advaita Vedanta nothing can happen without Atman which is prior to everything. Mind ...
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How is Brahman Anantam?

The very meaning of traversal of space/time may lose its relevance, without a point/frame of reference . However this subjective reference point is based on the perceiver.(A different anology in this ...
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How is Brahman Anantam?

Brahman can't be described positively. However, Brahman can be described negatively. Below is an example of Brahman being described negatively. Brahman according to Yajnavalkya Yajnavalkya said: O ...
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How do Advatins classify Vaikuntha and other lokas according to their philosophy?

Adi Shankara himself states in his one of the strongest Prakarana Grantha Sarva Vedanta Siddhanta Sara sangraha that only people filled with delusion and ignorant mindset think that Prāpanchika (...
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What works currently attributable to Adi Shankara are actually authored by Abhinava Shankara?

According to Kanchi mutt and also many indological researches there are several inauthentic dubious works which are attributed to Adi Shankaracharya by later day people, the main reason for this is ...
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Are we(atma) god himself or amsh(part) of god?

We are all Atma, no school of thought disagrees with that, what they disagree with are a few characteristics( whether the atma is God or an amsha or something else ) It depends on your school of ...
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Was advaita scholar Sri Vidyaranya defeated by Sri Akshobhya Tirtha?

It's a well known fact that Madhwas are very well versed in cooking up bogus stories and proclaiming themselves as some great interpreters of Vedanta. Swami Vidyaranya was a revolutionary Advaita ...
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Is Brahma Kanda of the Garuda Purana an interpolation?

First of, this question cannot be answered on this site using traditional sources. Any text can have interpolations but, an average person cannot prove them through religious inquiries method. On the ...
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