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...

Yajnavalkya (याज्ञवल्क्य)

Yajnavalkya (याज्ञवल्क्य) is a vedic sage of Hinduism Yajnavalkya is credited to be the one who coined the word Advaita (non-dual) one of the important...

What are the Karma yoga and Jnana yoga as per Bhagavata Gita?

There are two paths Karma Yoga and Sankhya Yoga ( Gyana Yoga). There are six philosophies derived from Vedas. Two most popular philosophies are Mimamsa...

Does a soul who attains Moksha, it reincarnate in next cycle of creation?

If a soul liberated,  than there is no rebirth in next cycle of creation.   As Lord Krishna himself said in Bhagavat Gita ch. 9 Verse 21  अव्यक्तोऽक्षर...

Hanuman Chalisa (हनुमान चालीसा)

Hanuman Chalisa – with hindi meaning     श्री गुरु चरण सरोज रज, निज मन मुकुरु सुधारि। बरनऊँ रघुवर बिमल जसु, जो दायकु फल चारि। 《अर्थ》→ गुरु महाराज के...

What are the various school of thoughts in Hinduism ?

Indian Philosophy or Hindu Philosophy is generally classified into 6 orthodox schools (astika) and 3 heterodox (nastika) schools. The basic difference between the two branches...

How to understand Death

Let us understand what death is ? When one was born as newborn child, when his mind or memory was not fully developed, that time...

Rishi Aṇimāṇḍavya (अणिमाण्डव्य)

1. How he got the name Aṇimāṇḍavya ( अणिमाण्डव्य ) Once there was a famous Brahmin named Māṇḍavya. He did Tapas (penance) for many years standing...

Upanishads

Upanishads are a collection of texts which contain some of the central philosophical concepts of Hinduism. The Upanishads are considered by Hindus to contain...

What is the difference between Vedas, Upanishads and Puranas?

We have to first understand the difference between Shruti & Smriti ? Shruti(श्रुति) means that which has been heard or communicated by a tradition with...