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The Existence of God

Is there really a God? Or did everything just poof?

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    Jun 10 2013: There is no doubt about Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism being more reliable than Bible. I shall explain how? Even before advent of Lord Krishna, Mahavira, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed... nothing we called religion existed on mother earth. Still humanity lived and survived. How? It was inherent Dharma (righteousness) in all living beings including human beings that made life worthy of living. Before advent of any religion existed, "Dharma" ... "Your right to do what is just and right and not what was destined"!

    As the tree of Dharma evolved further... it developed four segments and four primary Vedas of Hinduism (Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda) came into being. As Vedas were voluminous documents beyond reach of commoners, masses... with coming of Lord Krishna essence of all Vedas reached entire mankind in form of sacred Bhagavad Gita. After coming of Lord Krishna about thousand years later offshoots a branch and Mahavira (24th Tirthankara of Jainism... preceptor) came into being.

    Almost 77 years later to Mahavira another branch evolved and Gautama Buddha came into being. About 423 years later to Gautama Buddha another branch evolved and Jesus Christ came into being. A few centuries later came Prophet Mohammed. Every branch in the tree had its significance. As many main branches... as many different religions exist in world! All main branches segmented further into smaller branches. Most primary religions further segmented into smaller sects.

    Whatever is contained in Bhagavad Gita is absolute truth. Right from stage of big bang to dissolution of cosmos (termed Pralaya in Hinduism)... all was explicitly detailed in Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism. For human beings to reach God... travelling path of spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita was an absolute must. One thing about sacred scriptures of Hinduism was apparent. None could assimilate teachings of Bhagavad Gita literally... it demands reading in between the lines!
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      Jun 10 2013: thanks Vijay for expanding on what you believe.

      I'm not sure we really know when and where the first religious type beliefs took hold. I guess people have had religious or spiritual beliefs well before any surviving religion started.

      I'm still not sure why you have confidence that this is all true.

      How can I confirm this is true? Or is it a faith position?
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        Jun 10 2013: Yes... it was absolute faith in God Almighty that I realized self... realized god in the wee hours of third of August 1993 at 37 years of age. This is my last manifestation on mother earth... 8.4 millionth manifestation, last in cosmic life cycle! Having reached end of cosmic life... nowhere else to go further, moment I leave my mortal frame... I shall but attain salvation moksha forever!

        When I started in search of God six years of age... I had no inkling what God Almighty was all about. By 13 years of age... my simple desire, wish turned to firm conviction... come whatever may, in this very life I shall see and meet God! 25 years of yoga meditation... I finally landed in laps of God Almighty! Moments before realizing self I did not know what I was about to achieve.

        The moment I realized God... God Almighty gave me a lengthy dictation for above two hours. Only then I realized what I had achieved on spiritual path. It was my firm belief in God Almighty that I reached God in present life. Having reached source of all wisdom contained in entire cosmos... sacred scriptures of different religions of world have become like ABCD to me.

        I have just started my commentary on Bhagavad Gita which is available at - http://www.bhagavadgitasummary.com

        Side by side I also plan to complete my commentary on nine principal Upanishads (independent treatises) within a span of 2 to 3 years.

        Whatever I say or write is with firm conviction. My karma having negated to zero... I have become a pure soul atman! I have waited for full 20 years before starting my commentary on Bhagavad Gita as I could not leave my family midway. Now that my family responsibilities are complete... I can indulge in Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads at my will.
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          Jun 12 2013: I guess anything I say in response to your firm conviction may sound predictable to those with a healthy skepticism or to those familiar with these issues as they relate to other faith positions.

          I wish you well in your spiritual journey and writings and respect that you have taken care of your families material needs. I note some apocalyptic traditions encourage people to leave their families to follow gods and gurus.

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