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Source of Soul being a reflection of God or Bimba Prathibimba Vada in Vedas or Upanishads?

It is given in Brahma Sutra II.iii.50. And (the individual soul) is only a reflection (of the supreme Self) to be sure. Brahma Sutra Bhasya of Sri Sankaracharya II.iii.50 translated by Swami ...
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Human exceptionalism in Vedanta and Hindusim?

There are verses that say so. The swan [Brahman] said, ‘I disclose unto you a great mystery. There is no status that is superior to that of humanity. Freed from sin like the Moon from the murky ...
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Is Asura Krishna mentioned in the Rigveda the same as Lord Sri Krishna?

No. This apparently asura Krishna, mentioned in the Rig-Veda 8.96.13-17, if interpreted as a person, cannot be the Divine god (Bhagvān) of the Srimad Bhagvad Geeta. This is because, Krishna was not ...
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Does god (Ishwar) incarnate in this cosmic material world? Please provide reference from Vedas!

Jiva the enjoyer is none other than Brahman itself. “sarvaanana shirogriivaH sarvabhuutaguhaashayaH | sarvavyaapii sa bhagavaa.nstasmaat.h sarvagataH shivaH |” (Svetaswatara Upanishad. 3:11) “All ...
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Source of Soul being a reflection of God or Bimba Prathibimba Vada in Vedas or Upanishads?

Yes. Soul is a reflection of Supereme God as written in Yajnavalkya Smriti 3:144. But just as the one ether becomes divided in the pots and the rest, so verily, the one (Supereme) soul abides within ...
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