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  1. 2. The truth behind Doctrine of Reincarnation
  2. 3. In our physical body there exist a causal body called “ Jiva”
  3. 4. Jiva transmigrates from one body to another body based on their Karmic [performed deeds] reactions.
  4. 5. This transmigration is called reincarnation.
  5. 6. Whatever good or bad actions we (jiva) perform while living in the present / past body get stored in the subtlest form This subtlest form is called “vasanas”
  6. 7. The type/quality of physical body we get to live this life is decided on the basis of vasanas.
  7. 8. Accordingly the type / quality of life of Jiva is based on action performed by him.
  8. 9. in present life and past life.
  9. 10. Action(Karma) performed by Jiva Sanchit Prarabdha and Agami . can be of three types
  10. 11. These three type of Karmas of very good example of Rice Farming. can be explained by way
  11. 12. All those good and bad past actions performed by Jiva’s in past many life are called sanchit karmas. and which has not yet fructified
  12. 13. After Rice Cultivation when the Rice are ready for harvesting. We harvest it. Clean it. And store it in granary. The Rice stored in granary can be compared with sanchit karmas .
  13. 14. Small portion of sanchit karmas which have ripened and are ready to be experienced a by Jiva are called prarabdha karmas.
  14. 15. Small portion of that stored rice that has been removed from storage, husked, and readied for cooking and eating can be compared with prarabdha Karmas.
  15. 16. Our that actions which we are performing in present and which are yet to become sanchit karmas are called agami karmas.
  16. 17. Rice which are being planted in the field to produce a future crop Can be compared with Agami Karmas
  17. 18. Prarabdha karmas can be divided into three types fixed, fixed-unfixed, and unfixed.
  18. 19. Fixed karmas are those which are intense and are non changeable and we have to experience it despite our all effort to avoid them.
  19. 20. Fixed karmas situation- We must have experienced such a situation in life when even after hard work we were unable to succeed.
  20. 21. Fixed – unfixed karmas are those which are less intense and are changeable by way of intense effort.
  21. 22. was achieved by intense effort. Fixed-unfixed karmas situation- We must have faced situation in life when big success
  22. 23. are those which by way of small effort. Unfixed karmas can be easily altered. Unfixed karmas Situation- Many a times We must have faced a situation in life where big success was achieved
  23. 24. Can we now safely assume that in fixed and unfixed karmas situation we should sit idle and should not put any effort.
  24. 25. The law of karma does not preaches idleness The law says we should perform all our actions putting 100% effort with honesty and hard work
  25. 26. Karmas. because result of our action will be decided on the basis of fixed fixed-unfixed and unfixed
  26. 27. It’s a blessing of God, that we do not have the power to know which karmas are fixed fixed-unfixed and unfixed
  27. 28. If god would have given this power to us then we would have acted intensly only in case of fixed-unfixed karmas and in other situation we would have been idle.
  28. 29. making of vasanas. Same actions again and again leads to making of tendencies tendencies in turn leads to
  29. 30. These vasanas forms a basis for deciding new life for jiva
  30. 31. and decides the type of body he will get and quality of life he will lead.
  31. 32. Buddha constantly made references to his previous births There was no great thinker in past who had not, nor any in the present who has not accepted,expressly or tacitly, these logical conclusions about Doctrine of Reincarnation
  32. 33. regarded the doctrine as perfectly self - evident Virgil and Ovid European poets
  33. 34. Josephus observed that the belief in reincarnation was widely accepted among the Jews of his age
  34. 35. virtues of past lives” Solomon’s Book of Wisdom says: “ To be born in sound body with sound limbs is a reward of the
  35. 36. and who does not remember Why then should I fear to die? the famous saying of the learned son of islam who declared “ I died out of stone and I become a plant I died out of plant and become an animal; I died out of the animal and became a man. When did I grow less by dying I shall die out of man and shall become an angel!!”
  36. 37. Christ Himself has, if not directly, at least indirectly,proclaimed the Doctrine of Reincarnation when He told His disciples “ John, The Baptist, was Elijah”
  37. 38. then we have to agree If we do not agree to Doctrine of Reincarnation The worldly matters operates in very haphazard way and no one is there to control it
  38. 39. In case we do not agree to the existence of Doctrine of Reincarnation then we have to conclude: “ If there exist a God, then he is very cruel as those persons whose actions are good in this birth are suffering
  39. 40. and those engaged in bad actions are enjoying life”
  40. 41. gets all material Do we have answer to a situation enjoyment of life. Where corrupt people
  41. 42. dreaded incurable disease Those faithful one Whose life is full of good deeds are suffering from
  42. 43. Those little ones whose deeds are still to be recognised as good or bad are suffering.
  43. 44. The Doctrine of Reincarnation All these situations in life are explained only by
  44. 45. Music – By Master Pranav Tiwari [email_address] Photo Source- Google Subject source -1) The Holy Geeta (by Swami Chinmayananda) 2) Tatwabodha