"SURRENDERING TO THE WILL OF ALLAH, THE SUPER- UNKNOWABLE".
"WHO ARE YOU?" THE DEVOTEE ASKED. GOD REPLIED: "YOU"!
by Ishqee - e - Hakiki Amongst the humanity on this earth, there are several Religions. All of them are the messages from God. Therefore each of them is a huge statement of Truth. The original source of each is the same. The ultimate aim as proclaimed by each is the same. The difference lies only in certain disciplines, devotions, 'tarikat's, procedures of life. For a Muslim, 5 Nemaz and Ramzan fast is a sacred tarikat. For a Parsi, Sudreh- Kushti is the holy spiritual exercise and "Aalaat" i.e a sacred object with divine energy sparkling form it. The holy Cross is such Aalaat for a Christian. Again, certain rules of life are common to all Religions, particularly the moral virtues like love, selflessness, compassion, non-violence, service. But we observe that different Religions lay more emphasis on some one or the other virtue and more importance is given to the spiritual doctrine or Truth from which the particular virtue emanates or is derived. Thus Christianity gives pre-eminence to love and meekness; Buddhism to compassion; Jainism to non-violence; Hinduism to "Nishkam Karma" i.e. desireless works; Zarathushtrian to alchemy of "druj" into "gava" and resistance to the evil within; Judaism to the silent suffering for God. Every Religion has, thus, its own lustre and glory. God in His Wisdom has bestowed on the humans this variety of Religions and decreed that one should practice one's own Religion of birth, and look at others with profound respect. Very often some, spiritual Truth is elaborated more in one Religion than the other and it is a matter of great joy for our heart when the other Religions clarify some Truth which is not so clearly declared in our own Religion. Like, Swami Vivekanand teaching certain Vendantic Truths to the Christians to make them better Christians and understand their own... [continues]
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