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Your question has logical fallacies in it and draws illogical conclusions from assumptive statements. In Chapter 16 of the Gita, the Lord says (Swami Nikhilananda translator): 16.7 Men of demonic nature know not what to do and what to refrain from doing. Purity is not in them, nor good conduct, nor truth. 16.8 They say: "The world is devoid of truth, ...


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Firstly from Brahman alone this whole world comes and from that, Sat (Eternal i.e Atman ) and Asat(Non Eternal like Body, Elements in Prakriti etc) come from. But still Brahman transcends everything and is in-dweller of the body as well as the creation. Desires only in accordance with Dharma will lead to good path. Other desires keep binding man in Samsara. ...


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This is a good question often asked by people. This question is asked because people think that good karma automatically should lead to moksha, bliss and relief from suffering. I will try to establish that this simplistic idea is not right. Does Ishvara distinguish between a devotee and an atheist? The answer is no. I am the same towards all beings. None is ...


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Why materialism is bad in Hinduism? Why materialism and materialistic people are bad. Sanathan dharma does not forbid materialistic enjoyment for everyone. Discouraging pleasures depend on several factors such as the goal, occupation, knowedge, virtue of human under consideration. Pleasures from materials are encouraged by scriptures For example, you can ...


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Rigveda 2:15:2 translated by Dharmadeva Vidyamartandeya. The word बृहन्तमा is used in this verse which means expanding or growing.


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I have read in Devi bhagavatam . you can refers for it


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The Abhinava Anyatha Khyati is about illusory experience. Let me discuss Madhva’s theory. Abhinava Anyatha Khyati This brings us to the problem of illusory experiences. All Indian systems of philosophy, including that of the Buddhists and Jains, have their theory of illusions, which is technically called Khyati-vada. We shall consider here only those that ...


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The question can be answered to an extent by the following Manu verses: श्रोत्रियस्य कदर्यस्य वदान्यस्य च वार्धुषेः । मीमांसित्वोभयं देवाः सममन्नमकल्पयन् ॥ २२४ ॥ śrotriyasya kadaryasya vadānyasya ca vārdhuṣeḥ | mīmāṃsitvobhayaṃ devāḥ samamannamakalpayan || 224 || The gods having compared the food of the miserly Vedic Scholar and that of the liberal usurer, ...


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Conjugal union (Kama) can as much be an Advaitic manifestation as any other. If not, it would not be as widespread as it is. This is because it is possible to forget the physical body and the mind while engaging in Kama albeit for a brief period of time. The total cessation of everything and remaining as pure awareness for those brief seconds is what is also ...


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My aim here is to answer your question in the comment. Has advaita refuted the khyati of various schools? Advaita has extensively discussed Anirvachniya-khyati and contrasted it with other khyati. Please see the first chapter of panchadasi entitled superimposition. A more detailed discussion on this is found in the book methods of knowledge of ...


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Consider this simple thought. What exactly is a believer? People today assume that belief means to acknowledge the existence of a Being, but even the most evil Beings in the creation know that God exists. Would you call an evil demon a believer? Of course not. Contrary to modern opinion, to believe in something does not simply mean to believe it exists. Do ...


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I would like to reply your answer 2 ways, one in practical manner and second factual, First PRACTICAL MANNER Think of yourself, one day you are invited in a party by your friend, it was the birthday party, after enjoying a lot, dancing, singing, and after all the performances it was time for dinner. Your friend doesn't asks you to have the food but seeing ...


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