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The theory of karma and punarjanma or rebirth, is a basic tenet of Hinduism. The principle behind it is, ‘As you sow, so you reap’. Punarjanma is regulated by
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prārabdhakarma. See prārabdhakarma for details.
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Hinduism accepts the regression of a soul into animal bodies, but only to exhaust the bad karmas, before being born again in a human body.
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==References==
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
punarjanma (‘rebirth’)
 
punarjanma (‘rebirth’)
 
The theory of karma and punarjanma or rebirth, is a basic tenet of Hinduism. The principle behind it is, ‘As you sow, so you reap’. Punarjanma is regulated by prārabdhakarma. See PRĀRABDHAKARMA for details.
 
The theory of karma and punarjanma or rebirth, is a basic tenet of Hinduism. The principle behind it is, ‘As you sow, so you reap’. Punarjanma is regulated by prārabdhakarma. See PRĀRABDHAKARMA for details.
 
Hinduism accepts the regression of a soul into animal bodies, but only to exhaust the bad karmas, before being born again in a human body.
 
Hinduism accepts the regression of a soul into animal bodies, but only to exhaust the bad karmas, before being born again in a human body.

Revision as of 09:20, 12 October 2014

By Swami Harshananda

punarjanma (‘rebirth’)

The theory of karma and punarjanma or rebirth, is a basic tenet of Hinduism. The principle behind it is, ‘As you sow, so you reap’. Punarjanma is regulated by

prārabdhakarma. See prārabdhakarma for details.

Hinduism accepts the regression of a soul into animal bodies, but only to exhaust the bad karmas, before being born again in a human body.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

punarjanma (‘rebirth’) The theory of karma and punarjanma or rebirth, is a basic tenet of Hinduism. The principle behind it is, ‘As you sow, so you reap’. Punarjanma is regulated by prārabdhakarma. See PRĀRABDHAKARMA for details. Hinduism accepts the regression of a soul into animal bodies, but only to exhaust the bad karmas, before being born again in a human body.