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All Religions Are Basically the Same; Top 7 Similarities between the Major Religions

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All Religions Are Basically the Same; Top 7 Similarities between the Major Religions

‘God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by a rope.’ – Ramakrishna

I believe it’s foolish and unspiritual for an individual to believe his religious beliefs are right, and other religious beliefs are wrong because all religions preach the same things in different ways.  Here, I’ll enlighten you by discussing the top seven similarities between different religions so that you strive to learn something from all religions instead of being judgmental.

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All religions:

1.Believe in the Existence of a Transcendent Place/State

All religions believe in a transcendent place/state. Christians call it Heaven, Muslims call it Jannah, and Buddhists call it Nirvana. These faiths believe there is no suffering in this place/state since it is characterized by happiness and peace.

2.Believe in the Creator

All religions believe in the existence of a Higher Power which created the universe.  Christians call it God, Muslims Allah, Hindus Brahma, and African Traditional Religions (ATRs) had a variety of names for this entity. I’m not sure how Hinduism characterizes Brahma, but I’m certain that Islam, Christianity, and ATRs believe their Creator is all-powerful, omnipresent, and omniscient.

3.Provide Ways of Overcoming Suffering

Islam, Christianity, and ATRs believe prayer can help an individual overcome suffering, while Buddhism teaches that practicing the Noble Eightfold Path liberates one from suffering.

4.Encourage Generosity

All religions encourage giving. For instance, Christianity encourages generosity because ‘The Lord Loveth a cheerful giver,’ while Islam claims Zakat (charity) results in blessings and purifies a giver’s heart.  

Moreover, Buddhism encourages generosity because it paves the way to enlightenment while ATRs provided thousands of reasons for generosity through proverbs such as ‘atendaye mema atalipwa zizo.’

Meaning of the proverb – the one who gives will be paid.

5.Believe in Celestial Beings

All religions believe in the existence of spiritual entities. For instance, both Muslims and Christians believe in angels, while Hindus believe in deities such as Shiva, Ganesha, and Hanuman. Besides, ATRs believe in spirit guides.

6.Encouraged Moral Behavior

Buddhists encourage moral behavior through the Noble Eightfold Path while Christians encourage this behavior through the Ten Commandments.

Conversely, Muslims encourage moral behavior because it pleases God while the ATRs believed moral uprightness was good for the society’s well-being.

7.Have Holy Places of Worship

All religions have special places for performing spiritual practices. Christians perform praise and worship in the church while Muslims pray in the mosque. Moreover, African cultures and Hindus use shrines to worship their gods.

In conclusion

Instead of judging religions that provide teachings that differ from our spiritual beliefs, we must study them because doing so will provide us with several spiritual insights that our religion fails to provide. Lastly, studying various religions will enable us to pinpoint spiritual truths we won’t realize if we believe ours is the only true religion.

Peace be with you

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  1. 2baccountable

    July 17, 2019 at 9:24 pm

    Thank you for the quick summary of the similarities. Great thoughts, It is like viewing a diamond through different facets.

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The Top Five Harsh Truths You Must Know About Organized Religion

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The Top Five Harsh Truths You Must Know About Organized Religion

‘Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.’ -Seneca

An organized religion is any religion with formally established beliefs and practices. Although organized religion is helpful, there are many harsh truths you must know about it.

Here are some of them.

1.Organized Religion is man-made

All organized religions were founded on the ideas of men who achieved higher states of consciousness. For instance, Christianity was founded on the ideas of Jesus, while Buddhism was founded on the ideas of Siddhartha Gautama, mainly known as Buddha.

2.Organized Religion is a Bully

Religion demands us to believe everything people such as Jesus, Mohammad, or Abraham taught without questioning. It wants us to blindly accept everything the Bible, Quran, and other ‘Sacred Books’ teach without questioning their validity. In the medieval age, religious leaders murdered or forced into exile the individuals who doubted the teachings of these ‘Sacred Books.’

3.The Ancient Elite Used Religion to Control the Masses

The ancient ruling classes informed people that they were God-chosen, and therefore, it was blasphemous to disrespect them. For this reason, it became easy for them to control people because the masses feared God, and they didn’t want to disrespect ‘him’ and end up in hell. Besides this, the ancient ruling classes used organized religion to bring like-minded people together and control them.

4.Organized Religion emanated from Pagan Religions

Stories almost similar to the miraculous birth of Jesus are found in ancient Pagan religions. As well, the story of Noah is present in the Sumerian religion, which was founded thousands of years before Christianity. Besides, many scholars have discovered that Pre-Islamic Arabians – who were Pagans – used the word ‘Allah’ to refer to their god.

5.Organized Religion has Caused Many Wars

In 1096 to 1291, several religious wars between Muslims and Christians occurred because both Muslims and Christians wanted to control particular holy sites. As well, during the introduction of Buddhism in the Japanese Kingdom in 552, military conflicts occurred after people resisted the spread of Buddhism. On top of that, many ancient Kings used the phrases, ‘Holy War’ and ‘Just War’ to encourage people to fight against enemy-kingdoms.

6.Religion has failed us

The main purpose of religion is to enable its followers to attain oneness with Infinite Intelligence. Organized religions have thus failed us because our religious leaders seldom teach us about attaining oneness with the Creator. Instead, they focus on teaching about sin and paradise.

Furthermore, organized religion has failed us because there are high levels of crime, hate, violence, and many other unrighteous behaviors despite the increase in the number of modern religious organizations.

THE END

PEACE BE WITH YOU

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How the Illuminati/Elite Tricked You into Buying Useless Things

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Since the beginning of industrialization, the Illuminati/Elite owned most of the world’s largest corporations and they strived to make the masses buy lots of stuff from them. They worked on devising methods of attracting the masses to their companies, and they discovered effective methods in the 20th century.

For instance, they discovered the power of associating their products with famous individuals. They used celebrities to advertise their products and people started buying products not because they needed them, but because they wanted to be seen with them.

The elite then popularized the idea that certain products raised an individual’s status hence resulting in several people buying them even when they didn’t need them. People started buying diamond watches, Gucci shoes, and Louis Vuitton bags because they believed these products would enable them to attain a higher social position than their friends and neighbors.

The Illuminati then introduced fashion by popularizing the idea that the most important individuals in the society were those who bought fashionable products. They then used celebrities to popularize particular fashions during particular periods. As well, they ensured the fashionable products got outdated quickly so that people regularly disposed them of – even when they were still useful – to purchase more fashionable goods.

These strategies resulted in several people becoming obsessed with the idea that their material possessions determined their social status, and for this reason, they kept buying useless things just to attain a higher social status. Moreover, many people started preferring non-durable products over durable ones just because they were fashionable, and they kept buying products to keep up with the latest trend.

The elite’s strategy is still working today because most of us still purchase useless products to boost our social status.  For instance, although we need a 32-inch TV set, we buy a 70-inch TV set because we want to align with the latest fashion and boost our social status. We buy expensive and useless products despite being aware of the presence of cheap products that perform the same functions as the expensive ones. We then resale the expensive products at a low price so that we buy more fashionable products and gain a higher social status.

Although we think we are boosting our social status with these things, we are mainly wasting our money and filling the pockets of the elite, who seldom care about the stuff they sell to us. The elite mostly care about awakening their psychic powers and abilities. Also, they usually spend their money on uncovering hidden esoteric teachings and artifacts that enlighten them about our true origin.

Having said that, I think it’s time we stopped buying some products just because we want to boost our social status. We must spend our money on personal development, traveling, and having fun with the people we love, instead of wasting it on useless stuff.

Thanks for Reading. May you be enlightened forever.

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