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Sarva Dharma Sambhava

Please Hindus, don’t say: “All Religions are the Same”

Please Hindus, don’t say: “All Religions are the Same”

Observations by someone who grew up in the stifling atmosphere of dogmatic Christianity and appreciates the freshness and freedom of undogmatic Hinduism– and wonders why a section of Hindus are so apologetic about their religion when it actually is the best bet for a fulfilling life. Hindus used to say, “All religions are equal”. They [...]

November 7, 2014 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

The “All Religions are Equal” Syndrome Amongst Hindus

The “All Religions are Equal” Syndrome Amongst Hindus

As per my typical “modern-Hindu” upbringing – I was taught to see all other religions in the best possible light, on par with my own. “All religions are a path to the same God” was an often repeated phrase when talking about religion. I remember a member of my family speaking in praise of Prophet [...]

July 15, 2014 Rajesh Patel Analysis/Insights 0

Sarva Dharma Sambhava : Unity or Confusion of Religions ?

Sarva Dharma Sambhava : Unity or Confusion of Religions ?

A common tenet of Hinduism is “Sarva Dharma Sambhava, which literally means that all Dharmas (truths) are equal to or harmonious with each other. In recent times this statement has been taken as meaning “all religions are the same” – that all religions are merely different paths to God or the same spiritual goal. Based [...]

August 18, 2013 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 2