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Hinduism Through Questions & Answers

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HINDUISM THROUGH QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
 
Question 24. Is there rebirth for human beings? If so, what causes it? 

There is rebirth for human beings and it is Karma that causes it. It is common experience that an
injury.caused by a few seconds' exposure to fire will take several days (=3Dmillions of seconds!) to heal up. On the same analogy, for reaping the fruits of aft our actions, both good and bad, done in a lifetime we need several lives. This will be possible only if we admit future lives. During the recent decades, a lot of investigation has been carried out in the field of rebirth, or reincarnation, as it is More commonly called, resulting in the publication of several good books.

There seems to be a much greater acceptance of the  reincarnation theory than before, The varieties and mutual differences found among human beings do not seem to be directly related to their present circumstances. For instance, children being born with defective limbs, or the differences in the mental make up of even identical twins, are cases to the point. Hence, it is more reasonable  to concede that these are the results of one's past Karma or actions. Since Hinduism accepts that the Atman or the soul is immortal, the theory of Karma and reincarnation fits admirably into that  framework. Jainism and Buddhism also believe in this theory. 

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What Is Vedanta?
What is the meaning of Yoga?
In this connection one is.........?
Is there rebirth for human beings?
Can the theory of Kama stand the.. ?
The world we live in the universe..? Pg1
The world we live in the universe ..? Pg2
The caste system has take...? Pg1
The caste system has take...? Pg2
Allied to this problem, two....?
All thoughtful people are.....? Pg1
All thoughtful people are.....? Pg2
What is the Varna Ashrama..... ? Pg1
What is the Varna Ashrama..... ? Pg2
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