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Explain the Hindu understanding of Brahman, Atman, and their relationship to moksha.

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1. Explain the Hindu understanding of Brahman, Atman, and their relationship to Moksha.

Hinduism is the "oldest of the world's major religions. It evolved from the Vedic religion of ancient India. The major branches of Hinduism are Vaishnavism and Shaivism, each of which includes many different sects. Though the various sects each rely on their own set of scriptures, they all revere the ancient Vedas, which were brought to India by Aryan invaders after 1200 BCE. The philosophical Vedic texts called the Upanishads explored the search for knowledge that would allow mankind to escape the cycle of reincarnation" (1).

Let's look at the definitions of each of the three concepts first, and then how Brahman and Atman relates to Mokska.

Definitions:

Brahman is a cosmic principle of ultimate ...

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