Do we take rebirth after death and pass through the cycle of 8.4 million...

One has to think logical, before he can understand the answer to this question. What is soul ( Atman ) ? नान्योऽतोऽस्ति द्रष्टा, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति श्रोता, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति...

What is Moksha and how will one attain it?

Moksha is negation of this wrong conclusion that “I am a body” and knowing one’s true nature as Atman. Let first understand why the need...

What is the number of Atman’s (souls), are they always the same?

What is a soul? As per Brihadaranyaka Upanishad verse 3.7.23, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति द्रष्टा, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति श्रोता, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति मन्ता, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति विज्ञात, एष त आत्मान्तर्याम्यमृतः, अतोऽन्यदार्तम्; “He cannot be seen, but...

What are shanti mantra’s and when should they recited?

Shanti Mantras or “Peace Mantras” are Hindu prayers for peace  from the Vedas. Shanti Mantras are found in Upanishads, where they are invoked in the...

The avataras of Manu, or manvantara

The avataras of Manu, or manvantara-avataras, are listed as follows in Srimad-Bhagavatam (8.1.5,13): (1) Yajna, (2) Vibhu, (3) Satyasena, (4) Hari, (5) Vaikuntha, (6)...

Manvantara or age of a Manu..

Manvantara or age of a Manu,is a period of time measurement. Each Manvantara is created and ruled by a specific Manu, who in turn is...

Difference between mantra, suktam, shloka, stotra and stuti ?

Mantra ( मंत्र) –  is a sacred utterance, a syllable orgroup of words believed to have psychological and spiritual powers. Example – Gayatri Mantra , Om...

What differentiate between between bad deed (paap) and good deed (punya) ?

This question has been assigned to a wrong category, if this question is asked to Vedanta followers. Than the answer is that there is...

Are the Vedas and Upanishads of any use in today’s world?

If I see myself as a physical body, than there is no need of Vedas or Upanishads. Physical body needs unlimited sex, unlimited pleasures, unlimited...

If we really do have a never-dying consciousness, then what exactly am I doing...

Does my consciousness die, when I sleep ? No When you are awake then you perceive this world by five senses & mind. Your senses...