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Four Goals of Life

A major aspect of Hindu dharma common to all Hindus is that of Purushartha, the four goals of life. They are Kama, Artha, Dharma and Moksha.It is said that all humans seek Kama and Artha but soon with maturity learn to govern these legitimate desires within a higher pragmatic framework of dharma or moral harmony in all.

The only goal that is truly infinite whose attainment results in absolute happiness is Moksha or liberation (mukti) from Samsara, the cycle of life, death and existential duality.

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