Shabad In Gurbani by Bhagat Kabir

Awal Allah noor upaya (In the beginning God created light) Kudrat ke sab bandey (All are nature’s creations/people) Ek noor se sab jag upja (From that One Light the whole world has been born) Kaun bhaley,kau mandey? (So how can some be good and some evil?) prgressivehindudialogue.com Advertisements

Who Are Right: Atheists Or Believers In God  

Atheists (e.g. Christopher Hitchens in “The Portable Atheist”) deny or disbelieve the existence of a supreme being, not by putting forward their own reasons or facts, but by ridiculing, condemning and even satirising believers who themselves accept and trust absurd, unrealistic, and imaginary explanations about God, and still have firm convictions in Him. progressivehindudialogue.com

REDISCOVERING GOD

“While on the progressive path one can explicitly observe that in our religious places, God’s existence is marred by elaborate rituals and customs which impact and disturb invoking His presence in the prayers and reverence for Him. Furthermore, our antiquated scriptures are not of much help either in His realisation. Written in the language(s) of…

Perception Of God

God is more than our mindset imagination of being a super human governing this universe. A simple and brief, but still far from complete, portrayal of God can be: the sum total of everything and every process in this universe and beyond is God. Everything, known or unknown that exist is what a universe is…

Ram On The Spot

“Ramayana remains a metaphorical study in the way Ram’s glory is chanted as ‘Maryada Purush’. His adventures are no doubt fascinating but he can and should be questioned on being termed the perfect husband. It pretty sums up the agni pariksha modern women in our society are going through and how they are labeled as…

A Progressive View Of God

“The magnanimity of God finds space in every atom or sub-atoms constituting our worlds. However, besides these somatic existences, His residency is also sought in our minds and thoughts which influence our deeds. And this is where a progressive and pragmatic turn in our study and understanding of God in the contemporary society can take…

Rituals And Prayer

God’s existence is marred by elaborate rituals and customs which impact and disturb invoking His presence in the prayers and reverence for Him”. Excerpt from the essay Man created God, or God created man.

When We Shake Off Rituals From Religions

When we shake off rituals and customs from religions the same vibration of meaningfulness and spirituality can be realized in all of them. Rituals and customs only provide architecture to a religion. In fact, all religions carry the same fundamentals of virtuous living. It is their respective devotional practices which differentiate them. The pathways to…