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Dear Sir,

Does actual outcomes depend solely on prarabdha ? or do they depend on current action done in the circumstance given by prarabdha.

In other words, how could kriyaman and prarabdha operate at the same time and why free will would never change the prarabdha ?

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Hi,

All RESULTS are ALWAYS out of the PAST ACTIONS. PAST ACTIONS includes ALL CURRENT ACTIONS and ALL UNUSED ACTIONS DONE in the previous lives.

Therefore, actual outcomes DO NOT DEPEND solely on prarabdha. MOSTLY the actions depend on the current actions. Only the UNEXPLICABLE results are due to prarabdha.

Action done can never be undone. You drop a glass it WILL BREAK. You cannot avoid it. Prarabda in this context means ACTION ALREADY DONE. Obviously, one has to enjoy/suffer the consequence of such actions. Free will can only alter future actions and not past actions (Prarabda)

I do not understand what you mean by Kriyaman. But in anycase I hope I have answered your question. If not please post a new question without using the word Kriyaman.

Thanks for asking this question.

Best wishes,
Raja Subramaniyan  

Hindus

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