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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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There is only one way to reduce the effect of bad karma. That is to turn to God. Nanda: "But how can we obtain God's grace? Has He really the power to bestow grace?" Sri Ramakrishna (smiling): "I see. You think as the intellectuals do; one reaps the results of one's actions. Give up these ideas. The effect of Karma wears away if one takes ...


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