What is Moksha in Hinduism?

What is Moksha in Hinduism?

mOksha in hinduism is the word used to indicate the state of a soul (jIva) when he finally escapes the Cycle of births and deaths. Yes, hindus trust in multiple births and deaths, and many lives before mOksha can be finally achieved. So far – the hindu schools converge (agree) on what mOksha is. Beyond…

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What’s unique about Hinduism?

What’s unique about Hinduism?

Hinduism itself is like an open platform such as Android – where philosophers can come and make their own apps (philosophies) and establish their way of thinking (create user base). A pretty open system – with nobody forced to follow any one school of philosophy. Even atheism and materialism find a place under the umbrella of Hinduism.…

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Godhood: Distributed or Centralized Service?

Godhood: Distributed or Centralized Service?

This article was originally a reply to a mail that asked the following question: Quote: Now the problem: Why cannot there be more than one  {say 2 or 3} independents (Gods)?   This is a classic problem of distributed systems. For those who are not familiar with distributed systems, the following 2 sentences may be…

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Vedic Philosophies: How They Differ From Each Other

Vedic Philosophies: How They Differ From Each Other

With the advent of Buddhism and Jainism came widespread disuse of and allegations against the Vedas and Vedic studies. There was a marked declivity in the capacity to comprehend the import of the Vedas and Vedic statements, which helped non-Vedic schools brand the Vedas as a set of self-contradicting ideas. The widely stated reason for…

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Hurry! Jesus on Free Trial

Hurry! Jesus on Free Trial

Missionary: Have you heard of Jesus? Me: Yes Missionary: He has a message for you. Me: What? Missionary: Read and follow Bible, you will be in Heaven for ever! Me: Well I would love to know more about Christianity, but to start with – what happens if I don’t believe in Jesus? Missionary: Believe me…

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The Flautist

The Flautist

Driving a bike is second nature now, and so I do get to do some musing when on my bike. Musing yesterday was bordering on a muddle. Life has some classics to offer and I was in the thick of things musing on the roads not taken, fighting lost battles and so on. I was…

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