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Comparative religion main articles Ultimate Reality Human condition Salvation Nature of evil Conclusion Reincarnation articles Reincarnation in world religions Past-life recall Cosmic justice Reincarnation and Christianity Eastern religions articles Pantheism Samkhya Yoga Bhagavad Gita Buddhism Christianity vs. other religious patterns Jesus Christ, the perfect solution for our sins The meaning of salvation in Christianity Salvation in Islam Conclusion One of the few elements that world religions share is the assertion that humans don’t live in harmony with the Ultimate Reality.Eastern religions articles Avatars Other Saviors Eastern sayings Prodigal son Revelation Those who never heard Other websites Salvation and eternal life in world religions by Ernest Valea Salvation and eternal life in Hinduism The Upanishads and Vedanta philosophy Samkhya and Yoga Tantrism and Hatha Yoga Hindu theism Salvation and eternal life in Buddhism Theravada Buddhism Salvation in Mahayana Buddhism. In other words, humanity does not manifest its purpose of existence.
Participation in the phenomenal world stops only in the dreamless state (susupti), when the world’s illusion ceases to manifest itself (Brihadaranyaka Up. Some later developments concluded that in this stage atman is only temporarily united with Brahman, and reaching a fourth state (turiya) is needed, when the unity of atman-Brahman is perfectly attained.
Therefore it is not pleasing to the gods that men should know the truth (Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 1,4,10).
Atman's liberation from samsara is called moksha and represents its return to Brahman.
In assessing the meaning of salvation in world religions we must analyze three important aspects: The resources needed for attaining salvation, the actual way of getting saved and the meaning of being saved.
Concerning the first two aspects, some religions claim that salvation can be attained by using only inner human resources.