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Do scriptures prohibit Kshatriyas from transplanting and ploughing land?

Texts like the Bhagavad Gita (which is classified as a smriti, and is anyway authoritative) generally count agriculture as a task of the vaishyas, and say that the divisions between each caste's roles ...
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How to guarantee rebirth in a western nation after death?

There's no way to ascertain one's country of birth in the future given that the soul enjoys or suffers only the prarabdha (karma already in action) in the present life from the stockpile of sanchita ...
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Simple definition of karma according to Hinduism

Avashyam eva bhoktavyam krutakarma shubha ashubam | Naa bhuktam kshiyate karma kalpa-koti-shaitairapi || A person will definitely enjoy the fruits of his action; it may be good or bad; for without ...
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Can jivan mukta continue his/her own profession?

In Mukti there is no elevated or higher state. There is no differentiation of any kind and thought has stopped. It is simplicity itself Naked awareness - unfettered and free with or without the ...
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Types of karma - stable/unstable?

You are asking, I believe, about dridha karma and adridha karma. These are often translated into English as "stable/unstable karma"—reasonably, considering that dridha translates to things ...
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