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What is difference between Kshetrajna, and Atman.?

There is only One consciousness which underlies the world of both animate and inanimate. It is the same consciousness within the multiplicity of different forms . This is the idea.To draw an ...
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Why jeevatma gets detached from paramatma?

Brahman is genderless. Ishwara can be termed as Purusha who again takes birth as a jeeva of limited knowledge and this limited knowledge is due to the effect of Maya. Which binds a jeeva to know it's ...
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What is difference between Kshetrajna, and Atman.?

MBH. Shanti Parva Section 187. 22b-25a: That Soul is the Creator Brahman who exists in all things. When the Soul becomes endued with vulgar attributes, it comes to be called Kshetrajna. When freed ...
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What is difference between Kshetrajna, and Atman.?

Lord Krishna mentions this in Bhagavad Gita 13th chapter śrī bhagavānuvāca idaṅ śarīraṅ kauntēya kṣētramityabhidhīyatē. ētadyō vētti taṅ prāhuḥ kṣētrajña iti tadvidaḥ৷৷13.2৷৷ 13.2 The Blessed Lord ...
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If the God of Hinduism is omnipotent, can he destroy the soul (atma)?

Omnipotence means the ability to do anything that is doable. You cannot say that Omnipotence includes being able to prove 1 = 2 for example. The jIva is eternal (nitya) by definition. Changing the ...
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If the God of Hinduism is omnipotent, can he destroy the soul (atma)?

Your very question is what gave birth to Advitam: the concept of Non-Duality. But for most, the notion of singularity and non-duality is a challenge. एक एव रुद्र न द्वितीयाय तस्थुर्” meaning “There ...
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If the God of Hinduism is omnipotent, can he destroy the soul (atma)?

On the question of the omnipotence of God/Ishwara... It is not clear if Ishwara is omnipotent. In some places, Ishwara admits that He cannot change some things. Bhagavad Gita sadṛśaṅ cēṣṭatē svasyāḥ ...
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How did the different Non-Vedantic Astika schools such as Samkhya etc. justify the existence of multiple omnipresent souls?

जन्मादुव्यवस्थातः पुरुषबहुत्वं janmāduvyavasthātaḥ puruṣabahutvaṃ From the several allotment of birth, &c., a multiplicity of souls [is to be inferred]. - Sāṃkhya Sūtra 1.149 It says that there ...
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How did the different Non-Vedantic Astika schools such as Samkhya etc. justify the existence of multiple omnipresent souls?

The properties of the soul are a product of scriptures and are usually assumed. But in my opinion, shankyavaadis, like Kapila do give the best description using reason for it. Soul as Omnipresent? In ...
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