check out this articale on wikipedia, there is some similarites to the
ideas i read here on asc2k.
--- in firstname.lastname@example.org, "usn_5371" <cjhayden@...> wrote:
> check out this articale on wikipedia, there is some similarites to the
> ideas i read here on asc2k.
yeah there are big similarities with the law of one.
but ofcourse hinduism can be intepretated on many ways, atheists,
monotheists, polytheists, absolute monotheists all find eachother in
the same religion and have no problem with calling themselves hindu.
the "pure" concept of brahman is very intresting. how it is all
pervading and everything, pure unity, beyond concepts.
the most intresting part in hinduism in my view, is something you only
see in the more esoteric traditions in other major religions is that
to know god you have to go inside. the athman = brahman concept, "i am
that." by lack of better description
so they have to go from below to above instead of orthodox
christianity for example where everything is from above to below, a
all diffrent gods that came eventually are aspects of the one brahman.
they are personalised so that people can better understand and work
with them, because abstract concepts are hard to pray to...
but it's a very mixed religion for sure, so much interpretations off
the bhagaved gita for example...
but eventually all the religions have a lot in common with the law of
one, all have the possibility to realise unity.
especially in the esoteric traditions like the gnostics in
christianity, sufism in islam, yogi's in hinduism, ...
this term is in fact misleading for the philosophical and religious life
of the people that lived north of the indus river.
it was used by the invading moguls and the british to linguistically
bind the indian peoples into an ism.
the correct term for the spiritual path of the vedas is called "sanatana
dharma" which roughly translated means "the eternal way of life".
there is no mention in the vedas of the path called hinduism, but the
sanatana dharma is mentioned consistently.
"the eternal way of life" is a yogic science that is based on the
principals of self realisation, if practised correctly these principals
can resonate within the inner self and harmonise you with the eternal
and not the temporary, regardless of your culture, whatever country you
come from, or any planet you reside in within this universe, or any
it is documented that mahatma ghandi read the bhagavad gita for his
spiritual inspiration, which is considered the essence of the vedic
although there have been many interpretations of the bhagavad gita by
individuals through the ages, the consensus is that the actual words
that were spoken by sri krsna have remained unadulterated.
as is the vedic tradition the text (shastra) remains the same, but the
philosophical schools of thought interprets it differently.
all the best for 2007 everyone
may it bring you all peace, inner progress and enlightenment
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