Where do they belong?

K Anand carex at VSNL.COM
Thu Sep 27 05:21:26 CDT 2001

Dear Jaldhar

I wrote
> >
> > In this context I would like to bring to your notice that the fault lies
> > with the moslems but with their theology. The theology of Islam is based
> > Iconoclasm, division of men into believers and non believers, idea that
> > riches belong to the believers and concept of jehad on non-believers.
> >
> Jaldhar :
> NO!  This a trap we absolutely must not fall into.  For one thing, as was
> earlier pointed out we have concepts such as holy war too.  For another,
> the majority of Muslims -- even fundamentalist ones -- do manage to live
> in peace with their neighbors.  When we start looking over our shoulders
> at what other people are doing instead of examining how well we are
> following our own beliefs, we risk becoming chauvinists no better than
> those we look down upon. .  Ravi is right, let us concentrate on
> understanding ourselves and our doctrines first.
Maybe u are right there. and it is beyond the scope of this list. I fully
agree and apologize.

> > For more details you may read the varoius books published by Voice of
> > Thier website is www.voi.org.
> >
> > Especially a book in Two volumes - Hindu Temples - What happened to
them -
> > is noteworthy and covers topics on Islamic thelogy.
> >
Jaldhar wrote:
> If you have spare time to read, spend it on reading shastras or the
> teachings of our sadgurus instead of items of dubious value like these.

Hey.............c'mon ! You are outright audacious now !!
How can u say that these books are of dubious value? Have u read them? If
not, how can u comment on them? Its because of people like u that India has
been trampled upon, plundered and humiliated for more than a millenium.
You cannot establish the Principles of Advaita Vedanta where Sanatana Dharma
is not flourishing. Reading shastras and teachings of Sadgurus when your
temples are being desecrated, your womenfolk molested, your resources
plundered will not help u. How can u follow the teachings when the
atmosphere for practice of these tenets is lost? I advise u to visit this
site and read all the books available and then come to a conclusion.

Anand K
> --
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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