Sunday, January 22, 2012

Dear religions ! come out of your old caves

Dear Religions! Come Out Of Your Old Caves

MadanMohan Tarun

Most of our religions were born in jungles and in caves.

Now they have come to the cities and super cities where human beings have lost their identity in terms of many superficial divisions in the name of religion, faith, tribe, cult and color and so on…

Houses have turned into huge multistoried apartments .Places of worships have changed into lotus – like constructions which are open from all sides for everybody.

It is pity that some people still carry their old abandoned caves and jungles on their back and come to the cities and super cities and try their physical self in compelling manner to take them back to those caves which need to be lighted and jungles ,which need to be cleaned with the new facilities available.

Even thousands of ‘The Satanic verses' can do no harm to a faith or religion if you have tolerance for others also.

Let young generation dress up in their own way , let beauty have the pleasure of appreciating eyes, let the mind be open to the new horizons and let the legs free to chose their own ways leading to a better future and satisfying present.

What grand fathers have said is not only the ultimate truth, listen to a young school going child also, you may at times find him more appreciable.

Substantial past does not need police force to protect it .Remember, it cannot be destroyed.

Charvaak, one of the toughest philosophers in terms of traditional faith, rituals and variety of gods was never banned .What harm could he do to faiths involved? He is still read with appreciation for his frankness and openness.

Kabir is well appreciated by his countless readers of the faiths, he brutally criticized.

Remember, bombs are not going to be fruitful for longer time against the mind which has thinking capacity.

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