Isha Upnishad(4)

अने॑ज॒देकं॒ मन॑सो॒ जवी॑यो॒ नैन॑द्दे॒वा आ॑प्नुव॒न्पूर्व॒मर्श॑त् ।
तद्धाव॑तो॒ऽन्यानत्ये॑ति॒ तिष्ठ॒त्तस्मि॑न्न॒पो मा॑त॒रिश्वा॑ दधाति।
He is one and motionless yet he is swifter than mind, cannot be percieved through(devas) sense organs as he is out of their reach
nobody can outrun him as he is everywhere.

Adwaita Interpretation-

He always remain same, changeless, totally motionless, yet he is faster than mind, How?
Whatever place you think about with your mind Aatman is already there before you thought hence he is faster than mind
yet motionless.
Devas here are sense organs, he cannot be percieved through sense organs.

Dwiata Interpretation-
He is one and only one, fearless, swifter than mind, he is unknowable even by Devas, even when standing still he outrun all.
[ Shankaracharya interpreted अनेजद् as unmoving and Madhavacharya interpreted it as Fearless, ths word is made from एज कम्पने (to shiver, move)
Hence there are two different Interpretations of same word, however I think Shankaracharya's interpretation more appropriate here]

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Ishavasya Upnishad (3)

असुर्या नाम ते लोका अन्धेन तमसावृताः ।
तांस्ते प्रेत्याभिगच्छन्ति ये के चात्महनो जनाः ।।

Those worlds covered with blinding darkness are asura lokas, un-illuminated. Those people who are slayer of self go to these worlds after death.
Adwaita Interpretation-

Darkness here means ignorance and lack of knowledge , going to those worlds means taking birth there, hence taking birth in such a place which is full of ignorance.
Slayers of self are those who are ignorant, because of their ignorance they insult Aatman
Dwaita Interpretation-

Those who have unrighteous behaviour are slayer of self, these are those people who alienate themselves from Hari and they go to such unilluminated worlds because of this.
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The person who wrote this article has not even read original Mamusmriti, he Picked up a few books Written against Manusmriti and Hinduism and just copied from there.

I will refute the claims here - Image
First Manusmriti 1.31

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Kshatriya(arms) One who protect others

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Even if you don't take this Metaphorically are feet inferior to mouth? Can you live without your feet?
None is inferior or superior overall all have equal function is society
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They are targeting Dharma, they Label Hinduism as Brahminism, Make up fake stories of oppression, misquote scriptures to mislead people into believing that Brahmins committed atrocities on others....

#BrahminLivesMatter
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This hate for a community will lead to attacks on them.

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First of all Dasa do not mean SIave, it means Servant or helper.

Shudras were NOT compelled to
Shudras were NOT compelled to do any work, Shudras were free to choose their occupation.
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In short there was NO SIavery at all as people were free to choose occupation.
Now read the shlokas you quoted in this definition.

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WRONG!!

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Read before copy pasting translations.
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Ishavasya Upnishad (2)

कुर्वन्नेवेह कर्माणि   जिजीविषेच्छतँ समाः ।
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Here I will compare Dwaita and Adwaita interpretations of second verse.... Image
Dwaita Interpretation-

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Adwaita Interpretation-

Those who cannot realize and know Atman, this verse is for them, previous mantra says a person should realize that everything is me and hence live detached from world, but those who are unable to live like that should live by doing good karma such as Image
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