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Is Moksha a permanent state?

Moksha is a permanent state because sruti says so. Brahma Sutras 4.4.22 says (Swami Vireswarananda translator, available here - http://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/brahma-sutras/d/doc62753.html): ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

As I discussed in this answer, according to Vedanta, the only way to attain Moksha is to realize Brahman. ShvetaShvatar Upanishad: वेदाहमेतं पुरुषं महान्त- मादित्यवर्णं तमसः परस्तात् । ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

Apparently not possible. Dharma Sadhana or Moksha sadhana is possible only in this world or the Ihaloka. It is not possible to do the same in Paraloka or in afterlife that is in either Swarga or ...
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What is the difference between Mukti and Moksha

Mukti does not necessarily always mean Moksha. it depends on how the word is used in the sentence. For example in the words like Rogamukti (freedom from disease), Rinamukti (freedom from debt) etc it ...
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What is called for those who have not realized their Saguna or Nirguna bodies?

Many words are used. In general a realized person is known in the scriptures as Atma GyAni, Tattvavid, TattvagyAni, Mukto etc. Opposites will be Baddha (bound), agyAni (ooposite of GyAni) etc. Have ...
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What is called for those who have not realized their Saguna or Nirguna bodies?

There can be many obvious terms for non-realized beings, as "deluded" or "covered by ignorance" or "bound". BG 5.15 - The Omnipresent neither accepts anybody's sin nor even virtue. Knowledge ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

Beings higher than human beings are eligible for Jnana and Moksha. Most prominently, the Devas, who dwell in Swarga. Vyasa discusses this in Adhyaya 1 Pada 3 of the Brahma Sutras: Topic-8: Gods ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

It doesn't look like liberation is possible other than Bhuloka. Vishnu Purana, Book 2, Chapter 3 says that world of acts is not the title of any other portions of the universe means only fruits of ...
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Doing "evil" or "good" after being self-realized wont affect such an "individual" because he is not bound to the illusion of the material, yes or no?

The answer to your question is Yes. This is what Lord Shiva says in KulArnava Tantram's 9th chapter: Aswamedhayutenapi BrahmahatyAtena Cha | PunyapApairna Lipyante YeshAm Brahma Hridi StithAm || ...
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What is called for those who have not realized their Saguna or Nirguna bodies?

One who is in bondage is referred to as baddhAtma. One in bondage who is devout in their search of truth and knowledge for the sake of liberation is said to be a Mumukshu. Reference: Artha Panchakam ...
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What exactly is the concept of Manonasha in Advaita?

From Ramana Maharshi Self-Enquiry M:Whatever thoughts arise as obstacles to one's sadhana (spiritual discipline)—the mind should not be allowed to go in their direction, but should be made to rest in ...
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What is the meaning of "MOKSHA"?

From Talk 502, Talks with Ramana Maharshi, 16th August 1938 There is room for kama (desire) so long as there is an object apart from the subject (i.e., duality). There can be no desire if there is no ...
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Will the scriptural statements about continuous creation be falsified upon liberation of all as per Advaita?

This question is more or less duplicate of What will happen if all souls inhabiting Earth attain Moksha? , However as the question deals with interpreting scriptural statements about creation ...
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If self realization or Kaivalya Mukti is only way to escape the rebirth cycle then why there is a concept of other types of Muktis or Mokshas?

Salokya,Sameepya,Sarupya and Sayujya are 4 sorts of liberation, occuring as a result of the nature of saguna upasana (meditation).The venerable Upasakas soul leaves through brahmarandra(crown of the ...
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What is correct - Sat-chit-ananda or Sat-chit-anantha?

Here, Lakshana (is definition), Lakshyartha(sought to be defined). according to nyaya. In the context of Vedanta, where Supreme Brahman is the Lakshyartha , some of the categories of Lakshanas are By ...
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What is correct - Sat-chit-ananda or Sat-chit-anantha?

Let us first see what Advaita Vedanta means by Brahman. The nature of Brahman that is the Self is, as we have seen, existence (sat), consciousness (cit),and bliss (ananda). Quoting from three ...
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What exactly is the concept of Manonasha in Advaita?

No it does not literally imply the destruction of the mind. It means the the Avidya or ignorance that covers the mind is destroyed. There is no ignorance (Avidya) outside the mind. The mind alone is ...
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Is there any difference between a normal person and a jivan muktha except perception?

There is difference in perception. Jivanmukta According to Advaita Vedanta a jivanmukta, or one who is liberated here and now, has realized that Brahman alone is real and the world is illusory. ...
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Can a person achieve Jivan Muktha state without vicharana?

Yes. The story of Jada Bharata shows that one can be a Jivan Mukta without vicharana. As seen in this question, Jada Bharata was a king who fell into the rebirth cycle because he was attached to his ...
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Can a person achieve Jivan Muktha state without vicharana?

The questions are: Is vicharana(thinking) a mandatory step for attaining Jivan Muktha state? Is there any such example from scriptures that a person got Jivan Muktha state without any ...
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Doing "evil" or "good" after being self-realized wont affect such an "individual" because he is not bound to the illusion of the material, yes or no?

Asking whether Self realized being does good or evil is like asking whether a stone perceives past or present. Self realized being is no more doer, he is awareness only. He has transcended the ...
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Devayana, Pitrayana and Progressive Salvation

My SatGuru (Yogiraj Gurunath) says that when a person dies, the soul goes through a reincarnation cycle of Bhur (Earth) -> Bhuvar (Astral) -> Swaha (swarg/first-heaven) -> Bhuvar -> Bhur. This is for ...
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Is Moksha a permanent state?

There are two classes of devotees: Jivakotis and Isvarakotis. Here, koti means type or like; Jivakotis are ordinary men (like Jiva) and Isvarakotis are Divine men (like Isvara). For Jivakotis, Moksha ...
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