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Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Dec 22, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

 Dear all,

Came across this interesting article. The world is expanding in understanding !

http://diversitychronicle.wordpress.com/2013/12/05/pope-francis-condemns-racism-and-declares-that-all-religions-are-true-at-historic-third-vatican-council/

With much love from INDIA

 

Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Dec 10, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

Hinduism is the OLDEST surviving religion in the world !! Inclusiveness did not kill it, my dears.
EXPANSION is LIFE; contraction is death. LOVE is expansion and cannot die. Where love contracts, it smothers life.

When a balloon filled with air bursts, the air within it merges with the air outside it'; It is the death of the small entity called balloon, true. And thus the ego (individuality)  has to die for AWARENESS to be experienced.

Anyhow, no hard feelings. Much LOVE from India, as always !

 

Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Dec 10, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

JOE, like MEG here, you both are very ardent Christians and kudos to that.

However, what you think is Christianity, is a very watered down version of what Jesus actually taught. Don't believe ALL that your churches tell you. JESUS said, "My Father's House has many mansions. . ." Jesus spoke about many concepts that were REMOVED from the Bible because it did not suit the Church. Pray to your JESUS ardently and believe it or not, He will directly answer you. An APOSTLE of LOVE like Him can never teach His followers to disrespect or ridicule other faiths.

 

Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Dec 10, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

Meg. I am amused and touched by your faith that DISMISSES everything else other than Christianity, which according to the Church is the one true religion. Why are you people so scared to acknowledge others ? As I said, this would mean that before Jesus, God never manifested on Earth, right ? So what was God doing for humanity for those THOUSANDS of years, I ask again? HINDUISM is a very all-comprehensive way of life as well as a very ENLIGHTENED ancient religion. It is the tolerance of our culture that gave asylum to Jews persecuted everywhere else and a home to the PARSEES (Followers of ZOROASTER from Persia/modern IRAN).  Neither the violence of Islam nor the conversion-tactics of Christianity could wipe out this ancient culture. This ancient system is the oldest living religious and spiritual way of life in the world. India was the home  to Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism; she accepted Islam and Christianity as co-reliigons and gave asylum to Judaism and Zoroastrianism. This all-inclusiveness comes from the FIRM belief that ALL human beings are manifestations of DIVINITY. and there exist MANY PATHS to GOD. This does not mean that we give up our beliefs. Only when you are STRONG in your belief can you accommodate another's and not feel either threatened or superior. SIN cannot touch the DIVINE core/ATMA. But the human being, ignorant of his/her true identity as DIVINE makes many mistakes. When ENLIGHTENMENT happens, ignorance vanishes and you realise your true nature. If you were in India, you would have known that the concept of AVATAAR, a word often misused out of context, refers to GOD coming down to Earth assuming a HUMAN form, but with all DIVINE capabilities intact, to lead man towards enlightenment. It is a slow and torturous process of EVOLUTION. Jesus was ONE such messenger of God. It is time for dogmatic  Christians to wake up to the fact that you SHARE space on this earth with other and perhaps more enlightened people. The ancient texts of In  See full.

Meg. I am amused and touched by your faith that DISMISSES everything else other than Christianity, which according to the Church is the one true religion. Why are you people so scared to acknowledge others ? As I said, this would mean that before Jesus, God never manifested on Earth, right ? So what was God doing for humanity for those THOUSANDS of years, I ask again?

HINDUISM is a very all-comprehensive way of life as well as a very ENLIGHTENED ancient religion. It is the tolerance of our culture that gave asylum to Jews persecuted everywhere else and a home to the PARSEES (Followers of ZOROASTER from Persia/modern IRAN).  Neither the violence of Islam nor the conversion-tactics of Christianity could wipe out this ancient culture. This ancient system is the oldest living religious and spiritual way of life in the world.
India was the home  to Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism; she accepted Islam and Christianity as co-reliigons and gave asylum to Judaism and Zoroastrianism. This all-inclusiveness comes from the FIRM belief that ALL human beings are manifestations of DIVINITY. and there exist MANY PATHS to GOD. This does not mean that we give up our beliefs. Only when you are STRONG in your belief can you accommodate another's and not feel either threatened or superior.
SIN cannot touch the DIVINE core/ATMA. But the human being, ignorant of his/her true identity as DIVINE makes many mistakes. When ENLIGHTENMENT happens, ignorance vanishes and you realise your true nature.

If you were in India, you would have known that the concept of AVATAAR, a word often misused out of context, refers to GOD coming down to Earth assuming a HUMAN form, but with all DIVINE capabilities intact, to lead man towards enlightenment. It is a slow and torturous process of EVOLUTION. Jesus was ONE such messenger of God.
It is time for dogmatic  Christians to wake up to the fact that you SHARE space on this earth with other and perhaps more enlightened people. The ancient texts of India mention at least 10 Avatars in pre-historic times. So, this is not a concept unique to Christianity at all.

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Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Dec 9, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

 Well said, Jon Madian. I love Jesus, though I'm a Hindu, because Hinduism believes that all religions are different pathways to the ONE God. Just because you love or revere a prophet from another religion, it does not make your own faith less, or your religion less holy !!

Jesus had come to India and had studied with Indian Masters. SANATANA DHARMA, the vast religious and spiritual philosophy of India existed much before Christianity or Islam. To believe that JESUS alone is the SON of God, is akin to saying that before Jesus, in the thousands and thousands of years of human civilisation, God did not bother to send any Messenger to Earth; was GOD's love for humans less till Christ was sent ?

Dogmatic Christians should look at the historical context of Christianity.

 

Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Sep 20, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

 

”All who come embodied are AVATAARS, advents of the Divine. What then is the special feature of Rama, Krishna, Buddha and Christ? Why do you celebrate their Birthdays with much reverential enthusiasm? The speciality is this: they are AWARE; you are unaware of the Atma, which is the Truth. AWARENESS confers liberation from bonds, from time, space and causality and from sleep, dream and wakefulness. Avatars are ever alert, aware and alight.”  Bhagawan Sri Sathya SAI BABA

 
 

Meditate Like Christ, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Sep 18, 2013 Lakshmi wrote:

 I totally agree. Transcendence and LOVE is the key to existence !