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Why do hindus believe in reincarnation and heaven and hell?

can you please explain why they believe in both, 1 more thing, say i was a bad human in this life and then i am turned into a plant, how am i meant to be good and move up if i am a plant? and also hindus are not allowed to eat anything that are living and must respect it, how come plant are living yet they still eat them?

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Rahul
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So when a human being kills a plant – say I want to eat spinach or corriander – what kind of Karma is generated, if at all?

Is killing a plant like setting that Jiva free from its plan life, so that it has served what it did for bad conscience in the previous life?

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Rahul

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From Gita: बहूनि मे व्यतीतानि जन्मानि तव चार्जुन । तान्यहं वेद सर्वाणि न त्वं वेत्थ परन्तप ॥ We have gone through many birth and deaths, you do not remember them, but I do. वासांसि जीर्णानि यथा विहाय नवानि गृह्णाति नरोऽपराणि । तथा शरीराणि विहाय जीर्णान्यन्यानि संयाति नवानि देही ॥ The way people leave old clothes and wear new ones, soul also leaves old bodies and adopts a new one. त्रिविधं नरकस्येदं द्वारं नाशनमात्मनः। कामः क्रोधस्तथा लोभस्तस्मादेतत्त्रयं त्यजेत्”Œà¥¥ Attachment, anger and greed are the three which take a soul to hell so, these three should be avoided all times. The hell… Read more »

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Shubh

Hindus do not have heaven and hell in the same way Christians do. Hindus do have a similar thing called Swarg and Nark, but they are places where the Gods and demons live. So its only the circle of reincarnations for Hindus. Secondly about the plant thing, I think Hindus find plants to be doing really good things for everyone, like providing food, providing shelter and other things. About eating plants when they are living, Hindus believe that by plucking fruits and vegetables of a plant they are not killing it. The plant will continue to grow only a part… Read more »

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YoYoâ„¢

Hindus don’t eat meat ?????? LOL @ this Q.

Shivam
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Shivam

as most of them believe in it so even we ! what’s the matter?

lclk7613
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lclk7613

so the christians

daviswylde
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daviswylde

Why don’t you ask the Hindu’s or better, read their texts, instead of objectifying them to a board of online cynics?