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Discussion in 'Seekers Circle' started by IndigoChild5559, Mar 3, 2019.

  1. ManSinha

    ManSinha Active Member

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    I shall re post something (apologies) that I posted earlier in a conversation I was having with a person whose views I have come to respect as balanced - even though I may not agree with all their beliefs

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    "River" is a translation - those familiar with Hindi / Punjabi may agree it can also mean "Sea" or "Ocean" - nonetheless - this is one perspective of how god may be viewed in some of the dharmic approaches -

    and then someone asked me (in another separate conversation) - what is the end game here - here is what I know

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  2. ManSinha

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    Love your example and its context - the final line of that poem / story is telling IIRC - "they each described what they knew - but they knew not the elephant at all" or something to that effect
     
  3. IndigoChild5559

    IndigoChild5559 Loving God and my neighbor as myself.

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    Yes, how true. I often say of us and God, that the finite cannot fathom the infinite.
     
  4. Gerry

    Gerry Well-Known Member

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    Yes. I agree completely.
     
  5. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein ᛘᛁᛏᚾᛁᚴᚼᛏ᛫ᛋᚢᚾ
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    No. I find other deities and spirits to be more worthy than the Jewish tribal deity, Yahweh.
     
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  6. Milton Platt

    Milton Platt Well-Known Member
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    No. A life spent pursuing a concept that does not seem to have any basis in reality is not attractive.
     
  7. Devananda

    Devananda Well-Known Member
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    Hm...I’m in agreement with you. God is, truly, a mysterious Being beyond all human comprehension. He’s like the Universe that way, but immaterial and more personal. So much to know, so much to explore and learn!
     
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