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Also Know about the Hindu Allah

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Submitted by S.Kanhannan (India), Jan 3, 2008 at 20:03

Also Know About the Hindu Allah It is interesting to see what Swami Vivekananda, in the wake of Vedic wisdom, speaks about the true nature of the Hindu God. Following is an extract taken from Swamiji's writing. "The Omnipresent cannot be called a knowing being, because knowledge only belongs to the Human mind. God cannot be called a reasoning being because reasoning is a sign of weakness. God cannot be called a creating being because none creates except in bondage. What bondage does the God have? None works except for the fulfillment of desires: what desire does God have? In the Vedhas, for ‘God' the word "HE" is not used but the word "IT" is used. The word "HE "would make an invidious distinction, as if God were a man."IT", the impersonal, is used, and this impersonal "IT "is preached. This system is called the Advaita (monism).

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