Vedanta

What happens after a person attains Moksha? Does the soul live...

In Hinduism, the main two philosophies are Mimamsa & Vedanta What happens after a person attains moksha? This is  a belief of  Mimamsa philosophy that...

What is the difference between Purusha and Brahman?

No, there is nothing called Purusha ( Jiva ). Upanishads says that Brahman (Atman) alone is real and exists. Purusha is a false association seen...

What according to Hinduism, is the purpose of life?

Before we seek answer to this question, consider these scenario’s : Suppose if I am born as pygmy in Africa and I was unaware...

What is Maya (माया) ?

Maya is the power of Brahman which is the source and creator of this world. Adi Sanakara mentioned in Vivekchudamani verse 108 : अव्यक्तनाम्नी परमेशशक्तिः अनाद्यविद्या...

What is the difference between Samkhya and Advaita Vedanta in Hinduism?

Sage Kapila was the founder of the Samkhya Philosophy. The word ‘samkhya’ which means ‘number’. The school specifies the number and nature of the ultimate...