Source: The Crimson White
“The individual is eternally a soul that is caged within a body,” said Rahul Waikar, a doctoral student studying mechanical engineering and a practicing Hindu.
There is the body. There is the soul. Two separate entities.
This is the key element of Hinduism, according to Waikar and Dr. Ajay Agrawal, a professor of mechanical engineering and the faculty advisor for the University of Alabama Vedic Society.