How does Hinduism justify idol worship when Christianity and Islam forbid it? || Acharya Prashant(2017)

Hinduism has said: “All of this comes from the Truth. So where do I go to worship the Truth?

And having realised that all of this is sent by the Truth, I will worship all of it, without distinction. I will worship the tree, the animal, the stone, the leaf, the dung, the mountain, the air, the water, the hurricane, the man, the woman, the child, the old one.

Without exception, India has worshiped everything, because everything is coming from ‘there’ – the Truth.

What is Sin? || Acharya Prashant, on Vivekachudamani and Bible (2018)

You have mentioned Christ. Because, he does not value limitations, therefore, he calls himself as the son of God. And because he does not value the limitations, therefore, he is prepared to give up the limited body so that the limitations of others can be removed.

Compassion.

This body is anyway limited, who can attach too much value to it, that’s what Christ say. So, if this limited body, is done away with, in the service of the Unlimited, it’s a good deal. I take the deal. I lose my body, others lose their limitations. I sacrifice my body and looking at this sacrifice, if others can sacrifice their limitations, then I would joyfully sacrifice this body because, what I am sacrificing is little, and what they are getting is Immense.

So, it’s a good deal. I take the deal.

You get, what the sin is?

Acharya Prashant on Jesus Christ and Sage Ashtavakra: The world is a river; use it to cross it

Just as in the middle of the death that the deep river is, there is also a silent helper. And what is the silent helper? The buoyancy of the water. The water offers buoyancy. The water enables you to swim. Water is not like air. Water has a certain hardness. Water offers a certain resistance. So when you hit your hands and legs against the water, you are propelled forward.

The water is sure shot death. You will sink. But the water also helps silently. Take the river as the world. The river has the property that it kills. But in the middle of the river, in fact everywhere in the river, also lies a hidden helper.

That hidden helper is Godliness.

That hidden helper is the Guru.

And the Guru is available right where death too lingers.

~ Acharya Prashant

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The Real Saint looks like a heretic or a lunatic than a saint || Acharya Prashant (2016)

Slavery is very comfortable in some sense. It’s something of security, something of safety. You don’t have to live by your own awareness. You can now walk blindfold. You can allow somebody else to determine the course of your life. And you can console yourself that you must be doing the right thing, because everybody else is doing it.
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-Excerpts from a ‘Shabd-Yoga’ session. Edited for clarity

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You are the salt of the earth || Acharya Prashant (2016)

Jesus is saying that only those are respectable who live right by the heart. If you live by the calculative mind then you are a worthless being. And he doesn’t sugar coat his words. He is very forthright in saying that you deserved to be under the feet of all and sundry. You deserve no mercy. And existence operate on cause and effect, existence does not operate on mercy. The stone that goes up, will come down. Compassion will not stop it.
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