Humans, the most intelligent of all creations, has always been intrigued by the wondrous phenomena of this universe. The intense desire to seek the truth has constantly driven the great scientists and researchers for centuries to find the answers to some of the questions which lies even beyond the purview of one’s material senses. Reincarnation or rebirth as is commonly known has always appeared to have remained under the stratum of mystery, orthodox religious beliefs, and superstition perhaps because most of the scientists and even philosophers, if not all, have resorted to methodologies through which the subject matter of reincarnation can never be comprehended in truth. Reincarnation or rebirth is that process through which the cause of consciousness or life in simple terms passes to another body when the present body diminishes after death. It is not a product of some superstitious belief or the imagination of some pre-historic under-developed civilization as most of the early Europeans concocted it to be. It is a well-established phenomenon which is backed by profound scientific realizations described in the Vedas.
Nearly everyone at some point in their lives, irrespective of the native or faith they belong to, have questioned about death and what happens after it. However, the present exploitive society which has shoved in the concept of, “One lifetime, just enjoy it!” has dimed that fire of inquisitiveness from the hearts of the common mass. It has all boiled down to one’s enjoyment without any care of one’s actions being incorrect or correct and the reactions that one has to face.
This is a humble attempt to enlighten the readers about the scientific process of reincarnation. The readers shall observe every aspect of this scientific phenomenon through the knowledge of the Vedas.
Background and Authenticity of the Vedas
Just as a student endeavouring to understand the intricacies and principles of chemistry would have to rely upon standard chemistry books, reincarnation which is categorically positioned under the science of metaphysics and anti-matter has to be understood and studied through the books that explain the particular subject matter. The Vedas are the most scientific, logical and well-established books of knowledge that emphatically establishes its authority over subject matters which are beyond the periphery of methodologies and principles of material sciences. “Vedas” comes from the Sanskrit root word “vid” which means knowledge. Vedas typically means All-knowledge and it contains subject matters of both material and spiritual sciences. Vedas are neither sectarian nor limited to a particular religious faith. Knowledge or Vedas are for the entire human race irrespective of nationality, religious faith, caste, creed or gender. Any human who is desirous to know about the Absolute Truth can find all answers in the Vedas. In this aspect, one might question the authenticity of the Vedas and its accuracy to enlighten about the various subject matters that it deals with. There can be two sources of knowledge namely:
- “Paurashya”– Knowledge that comes from mortals.
- “Apaurashya”– Knowledge that comes from the transcendental or the divine platform; From the Supreme Being.
One might question the accuracy of the knowledge that emanates from the intelligence and senses of a common man because our senses are prone to making mistakes and are limited in so many ways. We do find so many scientific principles being modified and altered every decade which portrays the imperfectness of our intelligence and the senses through which we try to gain knowledge. For instance, Dalton was the first to introduce the atomic structure. It was accepted for over a century but later it got replaced by Thompson’s plump-pudding model.
This was again disproved and Rutherford’s nuclear model was accepted as the authoritative atomic structure. Later on, Neil’s Bohr modified the so called authoritative atomic structure of Rutherford. When subject matters that can be perceived by our senses are prone to imperfectness, what to speak about the subject matters which are beyond our senses?
However, there is another source which is transcendental to the shortcomings of mortal beings. It is known as “Apaurashya”, or that which is not written or created by human beings. Vedas are “Apaurashya”. They have emanated from the Supreme Being Himself and thus are free from all kinds of mistakes. The profoundness of the Vedas can be understood from the facts that the discoveries of eminent scientists like Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, Newton’s theory of gravitation, the description of DNA strands and many others can be found in the eternal knowledge of the Veda