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Mandukya Karika has a similar verse - Ātman, in regard to its birth, death, going and coming (i.e., transmigration) and its existing in different bodies, is not dissimilar to the Ākāśa (Mandukya Karika 3.9) Shankaracharya comments "The point which has been just stated is again thus developed:—Birth, death, etc., of the Ātman as seen in all bodies is ...


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Katha Upanishad 1:1:6 has a similar meaning. अनुपश्य यथा पूर्वे प्रतिपश्य तथापरे । सस्यमिव मर्त्य: पच्यते सस्यमिवाजायते पुन: ॥६॥ 1-I-6. Think how your ancestors behaved; behold how others now behave. Like corn man decays, and like corn he is born again. It is saying that man is like corn which take birth, grows and decays (die). Taittaraiya Upanishad also ...


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Can you give some similar verses from the vedas Assuming upanishads can be considered as part of vedas - A similar verse is found in Katha upanishad 2.1.10 second half mṛtyoḥ sa mṛtyumāpnoti ya iha nāneva paśyati || (Translating and interpreting according to advaita.) He who sees multiplicity here, goes from death to death. Explaining this Sankaracharya ...


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You may have done some terrible sin in your past birth where the balance Karma is negative. So now bear the misery! The above spiritual indictment survives by pure faith. Believers do not hold that it is conveniently or dishonestly connected to an unverifiable cause as source of present sufferings. It accepts the will of the Supreme spirit. Jesus never ...


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In this context, the below sloka from the Bhagavad Gita 2.27 is relevant - जातस्य हि ध्रुवो मृत्युर्ध्रुवं जन्म मृतस्य च। तस्मादपरिहार्येऽर्थे न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि।।2.27।। For those who are born, death is certain. For those who die, (re-)birth is certain. Therefore you should not feel grief for what is inevitable. (The only exception to the above birth-...


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Usana Smriti's Chapter 7 has the following verse: It is laid down that Sapindikaran, S'raddha should be preceeded by the Daiva, (i.e., offerings made to the Deities). There one should invite the departed Manes and point out again (i.e., invoke) the deceased.* (17) On this verse the translator/commentator (Manmatha Nath Dutta) says: A deceased person is ...


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