Popedom finery is fine, but what does Christ have to do with Christianity?

In Gautama Buddha's own lifetime, he was able to help transcend around 30,000 people to realizing their own self.  That many Enlightened people were developed by just one man in his lifetime.  It so happened once that one of his disciples had transcended to an Enlightened self.  Yet he kept at the normal chores and following Buddha in his journeys wherever he went.  A year later Buddha happened to notice him and his realized self and asked him to stop following him around and "go walk his own pat … [Read more...]

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Swami Vivekananda on Prosperity of Christian nations and their Evangelism

Here is Swami Vivekananda on the so-called prosperity brought by Evangelical Christian nations and their Armies.  He was confronted in US by such evangelicals who wanted him to convert.  This was his reply:"We who had come from the east have sat here day after day and have been told in a patronizing way that we ought to accept Christianity because Christian nations are the most prosperous. We look about us and we see England the most prosperous Christian nation in the world, with her foot upon … [Read more...]

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Asia has no Religion, its a Western construct

Came across a very interesting article on Huffington Post: Why doesn't Asia have Religion?It is a point that is important to make and so difficult to do so in the current world, which has been contaminated by the very idea of religion as the only sacrosanct way to God.  Within the Hindu society, it is even more important to make such a point, because Hinduism is NOT a religion as well.  Spiritual pursuit in India has been called Sanatan Dharma - or the Eternal Law.Thomas DuBois says it w … [Read more...]

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