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Unformatted text preview: Running head: UNDERSTANDING HINDUISM 1 Understanding Hinduism Brittnee Volk Hum/130 October23, 2011 Robert Greene UNDERSTANDING HINDUISM 2 Understanding Hinduism Moksha is part of the cycle of birth and death is the ultimate goal of Hindu religion. Moksha or freedom is can be called Mukti by the yogis and Nirvana by the Buddhists. The single soul in its modern state, retains a divine quality like purity omnipresence and omnipotence, it is outside its limitations. The soul is involved in the cycle of birth and death is exposing itself to slavery of karma. Moksha is gained when the soul becomes released from the cycle of birth and death and achieves union with the Supreme Being. The union can be completed with true knowledge, devotion, or work right. Hindu dharma is a spiritual path that has pre-requisites like purity, truthfulness, self-control, compassion and non-violence in all forms of life. The Hindu dharma stresses the importance of the spiritual master, a guru, for the accomplishment of the true...
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