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Every action has a reaction. This is the law of karma. Good karma is referred to actions that occur according to the 4 vedic values of the vedic philosophy: Satya - Truth, always tell the truth Saucha - Cleanliness, purity Ahimsa - No violence Tapas - austerities In contrast bad karma are actions that are performed without respecting these principles. ...


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""Person 1 helps out Person 2 on the premise that this deed will accrue "good karma"." Let's pause right there. Person 1 is helping Person 2 for accruing Good Karma! Then obviously the intent of the help is "not to help but accrue good karma" and yes that's obviously bad. The intent must only be to help for the sake of ...


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Takahiro KATO has written detailed notes in the critical edition of the first two chapters of Bhaskara's Brahmasutra Bhashya as part of his PhD dissertation. You can find it here: https://opendata.uni-halle.de/bitstream/1981185920/7737/1/OnlineDissertation%28Kato%29.pdf In that, he mentions that JAB van Buitenen (who translated the Ramanuja Gitabhashya and ...


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No definitive answer can be given to this question. However, a speculative answer may be given. Advaita Vedanta enlightenment is attained when the mind becomes still. When the lake of the mind becomes clear and still, man knows himself as he really is, always was, and always will be. He knows that he is the Atman. His 'personality', his mistaken belief in ...


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