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There is a famous shloka in Chandogya Upanishad that states that all is Brahman. Sarvam khalvidam Brahman ... Verily, all this universe is Brahman.... Chandogya Upanishad 3.14.1 So it follows naturally that viruses, prions etc are also Brahman. There is, however, a difference between them and sentient beings. Brahman is Satchidananada. Sat is the principle ...


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What is Hindu view on evolution? Evolution of all current lifeforms from small bacteria through natural adaptations over billions of years never happened. According to our scriptures, all lifeforms were created by Brahma, Prajapati, Kashyapa, and other devatas at the beginning of creation, and humans have always existed on earth. We are currently in the 7th ...


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Whatever knowledge I have regarding Kundalini awakening largely comes from the experiences and explanations of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsa and Swami Vivekananda. According to Swami Vivekananda, the Kundalini awakening is the activation of different nerve plexuses we have along the spinal column and the brain. The activation of these previously inactive ...


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However, it is very simple to deride scientific rationalists using the same argument. I can call any scientific statement ('Atoms exist' or 'Vaccines save lives') as 'non-falsifiable' because it is very hard or impossible for me to verify Let’s start by your statement -- leaving aside for a moment the polemics -- Can you proof that Atoms exists? difference ...


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The notation of 'falsifying' lies in finding or showing a contradiction in a certain statement. As per OP: SCIENCE: Theory - Sky is blue How to disprove it ? - Open your eyes. If sky is green, theory is disproved. This small example is a fraction of the entire process of science. Science not always begins by a claim, it usually starts with a observation ...


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The other answer has the shloka attributed to Acharya Sayana. Sayana quotes it in two places - Once while commenting on Rig Veda 1.50.4 and again while commenting on Rig Veda 1.71.9. At both places Rig Veda mentions that movement for Surya is very fast. To establish that Surya indeed moves fast he quotes this verse. It should be noted that whenever ...


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There are already answers which tell the answer to your question. I impose a question: why are the contradictions or whatsoever you want to call it arise? The answer is we humans interpret, compare and discriminate between science and vedas. Science and vedas must not be compared, they are two completely different things. Science is modeling of universe ...


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So how did humans actually evolve according to the Vedas? Most Hindu scriptures including the Vedas consider the universe around us to be a Creation (सृष्टि; sṛṣṭi) as opposed to something that can evolve on its own (without needing a Creator). Here's what the Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad says on how humans and other lifeforms came about: Chapter I > ...


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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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Usanas said unto the Daityas this truth Should we even believe what the guru of the Asuras (Ushanas) said to the Asuras (demons)? The evil Asuras are not a trustworthy source of knowledge. Nor is their guru: Chhandogya Upanishad - Now Virochana, satisfied in his heart, went to the Asuras and preached this doctrine to them, that the body alone is to be ...


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There are two kinds of 'religions', Abrahamic faiths and Dharmas. The Abrahamic faiths are based on blind belief. These systems are far from science. Hindu and Bouddha Dharma is of the second kind which privileges direct perception over blind belief. Religion is not about belief but about direct perception. "There are certain religious facts which, as ...


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