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Cremation can be done after sunset. In fact, it appears that there exists a Sastric injunction that if one fails to perform the cremation within 10 hours from the time of death then that creates a Dosha which is to be remedied by performing a particular Prayaschitta. So, in certain cases, the cremation has to be done in the night only. My reference here is ...


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Parabrahman is of course beyond duality. However, good and evil apply to jivas. Parabrahman privileges dharma over adharma for the welfare of jivas. MASTER: "Brahman is beyond vidya and avidya, knowledge and ignorance. It is beyond maya, the illusion of duality. "The world consists of the illusory duality of knowledge and ignorance. It contains ...


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First of all, the translation of the Bhagavad Gita verse 4.8 is incorrect. Dharma-samsthāpana is mistranslated as "establishing principles of religion". Dharma is not religion. Brhadaranyaka Upanishad 1.4.14: यो वै स धर्मः सत्यं वै तत् तस्मात्सत्यं वदन्तमाहुर्धर्मं वदतीति धर्मं वा वदन्तं सत्यं वदतीत्येतद्ध्येवैतदुभयं भवति । What is Dharma is ...


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But, as per my understanding, parabrahman should have no biases: either towards dharma or adharma. Parabrahman is beyond the both. Based on what Hindu scripture says about Parabrahman, Parabrahman actually does care very much about upholding dharma in this world. There are many reasons for this, but one reason is because Shruti and Smriti are his commands: ...


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