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

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 love? || Acharya Prashant on Jiddu Krishnamurti (2018)

All objects are small.

The object of love is so gigantic, that you cannot call it an ‘object’.

Further, all objects leave ample space for you to remain.

All objects leave space for the dualistic subject to remain, and prosper.

The object of love is so big, so total, so filling, so occupying, so unrelenting, so very compelling, that it leaves no space for the subject to hide and survive.

Acharya Prashant on Veganism: Vedas and Milk

Hindu is bound to have a very-very harmonious relationship with existence. If at all he has understood what Hinduism is. And if at all he takes the Vedic literature as the foundation of Hinduism. The Hindu is bound to see nothing but Godliness. A Hindu is someone who is total and therefore sees nothing but the total. For a Hindu, this dead tree is not just a dead tree. Because he looks from a center, a point of totality, this dead tree too represents nothing less than the totality to him. He cannot be disrespectful towards it.

And that is why you see Hindus worshipping just about everything.

Now, how can then a Hindu go about with a butcher’s knife in his hand?

~ Acharya Prashant

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To call everything as one is not spirituality, but insanity

Non-duality and duality are non opposites.

They are not comparables at all.

In fact anything that you say about non-duality—makes it dualistic.

So, whenever you will talk of non duality, you would essentially be reducing non-duality to duality.

Non-duality is not a philosophy. Non-duality is not a thought. Non-duality is a cessation of all that you can say in dualistic terms. And whatever you say is going to be dualistic. So, non-duality is simply a cessation of the self.
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