a Way of Life
is not considered a religion. Why? Christianity developed after
Jesus Christ... Buddhism after teachings of Gautama Buddha! Most
religions emanate from the following of an enlightened one. That
is how God mighty ordained the cosmic system to be.
of all religious books existing on Mother Earth are Vedas... that
are considered words of God directly invoked by sages and seers
of that era! During the time of Vedas, Lipi the written word had
not yet evolved. Vedas mean... the spoken word!
In the initial
stages the messages contained in Vedas passed from generation to
generation through word of mouth... Vedas... spoken from the mouth!
The Vedas were voluminous in nature much beyond the comprehension
of normal human beings. Came Lord Krishna... the essence of Vedas
was summarized into Vedanta (also termed Bhagavad Gita)... meaning
end of Vedas.
the doctrine given to mankind by Lord Krishna in Mahabharata is
the foremost of all Hindu scriptures. Whatever is contained in Rig
Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda... the essence of all
exists in the Sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism.
Apart from Vedas
and the Sacred Bhagavad Gita, Hinduism has a long list of Upanishads
(independent treatises) composed by accomplished sages and Saints
of that era. Upanishads number above 200 in total. Mahabharata and
Ramayana form two great epics of Hinduism... yet; Hinduism is never
considered a religion!
Beyond the river
Indus (that lay between Pakistan and India)... existed on the east
a civilization that was termed by Muslim invaders as Hindu. As the
Muslim invaders pronounced H for I... all people living beyond Indus
were pronounced by them as Hindus. And the faiths and beliefs of
Hindus came to be collectively known as Hinduism.
But why of all
accounts Hinduism is termed a way of life? The Sacred Bhagavad Gita
of Hinduism teaches the essence of life. Following the wisdom contained
in the Sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism human beings reach the stage
of enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) and finally salvation (moksha).
of Hinduism are primarily termed as a way of life... for learning
the tenets of Hinduism; one crosses the world of Samsara (worldly
life) forever. One finally reaches the pinnacle of spirituality...
the ultimate life goal of our soul atman... the 8.4 millionth manifestation...
the last in the cosmic life cycle!
World over Hinduism
is the only path following which human beings gain enlightenment
and finally salvation. Mahavira, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ and
Prophet Mohammed... all followed the teachings contained in the
Sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism for gaining enlightenment in their
lifetime. The knower of Bhagavad Gita finally becomes the knower
Kumar "Atma Jnani"
Kumar... The Man who Realized God in 1993 on Hinduism a Way of Life.
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