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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by loverofhumanity, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. Vinayaka

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    Very Christian, according to them.
     
  2. Vinayaka

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    In Saiva Siddhanta, God is seen as having three perfections ... that is exactly one of them. "God Siva is all and in all."
     
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  3. Vinayaka

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    Building the Baha'i' temples in lands all over the planet is a toe in the door. Sending 'pioneers' to far off lands is putting a toe in the door. All proselytizing faiths do it, some are more persistent than others.
     
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  4. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Because Bahais are talking about Krishna and trying to spread falsehood.
    What is the meaning of great beings? Are they 12 feet tall? We are all about the same with a thinking box above our body.
    :D You ask a question and reply it yourself - and not incorrectly.
     
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  5. Vinayaka

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    There are many theories and interpretations about the Kali Yuga in Hinduism. Some folks don't give it a timeline at all, but by events. For example, In my sampradaya, the Kali Yuga is over on the last day a man is killed at the hands of another man. Lot's of folks put little stock in it at all, while others stick to the literal interpretations, often contradictory because of vastness. So there is no right or wrong answer. Aup will already be familiar with the above interpretation.
     
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    We have nine christian churches in my immediate enviornment, a church in my apartment building owned by the Church. We have all christian bookstores, a wall of christian books at the larger bookstores. (Ten books on hinduism. Three books on buddhism. Probably twenty secular trying to combine the religions with christian worldview) Bibles at every hotel bedside. You cant go two days without god bless you. A day in the apt complex itself.

    Two hindu temples, four buddhist temples. Most are on private property. One bahai temple.

    and a porridge and a gene pear tree. :deciduous:
     
  7. Vinayaka

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    One book is one interpretation or belief. That's all. No single book is authoritative.
     
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    I've had the same thought about myself many times. But them I read another myth about my religion, and I remain. Aup is a staunch defender against lies, and I'm really glad he's on scene. You think I'm blunt? Just wait.
     
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  9. Vinayaka

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    That shows an extremely poor understanding of science. Perhaps you come by it honestly.
     
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  10. Vinayaka

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    Here, in the bookstores it's always the other way around. More Buddhist than Hindu.
     
  11. Vinayaka

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    Indeed, and Hindus have always just been overly nice, much to their detriment. Not smart to invite the wolf for lunch.
     
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    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Persia may have been backward but the whole world was not. Tell me of one such teaching that other people did not have.
    The Yugas are a Vaishnava scheme, so I will go with them (though I am not one). Kaliyuga is for 464,000 years of which we have gone through 5119 years. Therefore the Kaliya avatara of Lord Vishnu will be around 45,881 years from now. The world will not fold itself at that time. There will be many more cycles of four yugas. The great dissolution (Pralaya) is far away, about 155 trillion years. :D
    Manvantara - Wikipedia
     
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    Hm. Yeah. There are I think three translation og the Gita. The you have "Living Buddha. Living Christ." No suttas. I got my compliation of suttas on amazon.
     
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    OK, I understand that perfection.
    Is it possible for you to show me the other two perfections in writing?
     
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    Nope.
    Ingledsva has nailed all this............
    Don't pay much attention to G-John, who was nowhere near events.
    Yeshua was hoping to build up the support of the peasantry to force change, back to the old laws. That's insurrection, however reversed it may seem to be.
     
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    Not necessarily. Nowadays with the right technology and funding buildings can be built to withstand all sorts of natural disasters.
     
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    My understanding is that the basic foundation of belief in Christianity was that Jesus was a Manifestation of God called the Son of God.

    I believe that once the Divinity of Jesus deviated from that then Christianity began to gradually lose its way and fall prey to man made dogmas which eventually caused splits and wars.

    Politics and power became more important then love and I also believe that’s why Muhammad was sent to not only bring a new Revelation but clear up the misconceptions and false dogmas that were being taught to Christians.
     
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    That one is in the middle, philosophically. One other, also termed Brahman, is the primal Cause, beyond all form, time, and space. It's the innermost essence, even deeper than this one. Beyond words.

    The other is in the other direction, termed the Primal Soul in English, portrayed as Nataraja in Saivism, the first Being, from which all other forms and beings are emanated.
     
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    Let me know how that works out for you when the comet hits.
     
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    We have life ridiculously easy in the West materially but not spiritually. Things like crime, drug addiction, suicide and alcoholism reflect the spiritual bankruptcy of our societies.

    They think throwing money or more security at these problems will make them go away but they never seem to pause and reflect that the problem could be lack of true religion or spirituality.
     
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