This module covers Karma, the Sanskrit word for action or deed, and how the natural law of Karma is created and balanced in the universe. Samsara is the cycle of birth and rebirth (or reincarnation), and is governed by how karma is created and balanced. Moksha is liberation from the cycle of samsara. This module explains how these three concepts are connected with each other, and the concept of dharma.
Hindu scripture is an extensive collection of ancient religious writings that broadly fit into two major categories: those considered realized and those remembered. Here we’ll explore the transition from oral to written and the variety of genres found amongst Hinduism’s sacred texts.