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The term 'Hindu Humanist' is an oxymoron

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Submitted by Pamodha (United Kingdom), Oct 18, 2008 at 14:16

Dear 'Hindu Humanist'

Hinduism cannot be classified as a monotheistic religion along with religions like Judaism, Sikhism and Islam. The concept of 'one god in the form of many' is called pagan monotheism also known as henotheism (a fusion of polytheism and monotheism). So your statement that Hinduism is a monotheistic religion is false. Also there are certain Hindus that worship devils and demons instead of gods for your information. Even the so called 'gods' are satanic in their behaviour. It is more like satanism disguised in the form of a godly religion.
Next I would like to say that Hinduism is not a religon, it is a bag of cults with self-contradictory beliefs. If you take a Hindu from Tamil Nadu and a Hindu from Maharashta even though they go by the name of 'Hindu' their beliefs will be drastically different from one another. This is because Hindus never called themselves Hindus in the first place. The word 'Hindu' is a word that was given by the Persian travellers to India who used it as an overall term to the pagan cults of India. Be thankful to the Persians! It is they who put you all under the umbrella of 'Hinduism' because if it wasnt for them then Hinduism whould not virtually exist.

The statement that Hindusim is a non-violent, peaceful religion is false. The concept of ahimsa does not originally come from Hinduism but a religion called Jainism. Hinduism selfishly plagiarised the concept of ahimsa from Jainism and claimed it as their own. This is just one example. There are other good things in Hindusim which had been borrowed (plagiarised) from other faiths. Basically the goodness (which is low) of Hinduism does not come from Hindusim itself but from other Indian religions such as Jainism and Buddhism. By the way Hindus have been involved in violence in the name of their religion (eg. the discrimination towards the Sikh, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and Jain minorities in India).

There is also self-discrimination within the Hindu community which is the caste system. The way the caste system should be carried out is there elaborately in the Hindu scriptures (The Vedas and the Manu Smirti just to name a few). Some Hindus try to say that the caste system is a part of Indian culture and not Hinduism. But this is wrong as the Hindu scriptures contain the information about how the caste system should be carried out whereas the Sikh, Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Jain scriptures either do not have such information or are against it. I know that certain Sikhs do believe the caste system even though Sikhism is openly against the caste system. But for this division, Hinduism is responsible because when Sikhism was becoming popular some 'Hindu culprits' knew that the progress of Sikhism was a threat to Hinduism. So they decided to divide the Sikh community by installing the Hindu caste system into the Sikh community.

I dont know exactly how this happened but I assume it was done by Hindus under the disguise of Sikhs. This is just an example. Hinduism has a notorious reputation for making divisions in many aspects. Hinduism has divisions in itself and tries to make divisions in other religions as well. If theres any reason why the Hindus are peaceful today than they used to be it is because of the British raj was established in India. I am not saying the British Raj is good, but I do have to say under the British legislation the satanic aspect of Hinduism was diminished because the British rule did not allow those actions (eg. mass bloody sacrifice of animals in 1000s, cremation of live widows, the Caste System and many more).

Sex worship is definitely present in Hinduism. For example the worship of Shiva's sexual organ (The Shiva Lingam) or Shiva's penis. Sometimes during worship the Shiva's penis is inserted into the vagina of the pagan goddess Pavarti (Yoni). In Hindu tantra having sex is a form of worship. In Hindusim the worship of anything is possible including sexual organs by performing sex. Hindu scriptures (mainly the puranas and ithihasas contain storied which are of perverted nature. For example Krishna was looking at some girls who were having a bath in the river. He stole the clothes from the girls and went up to a tree with the clothes. The girls were begging Krishna to give back the clothes. Krishna said that he would only give the clothes if the girls came out of the river with their hands in the air so the perverted Krishna could clearly see the genitals of the girls. How can such a pervert be called an incarnation of god? He is more like the reincarnation of satan to me.
I would like to say that the term you are using to describe yourself 'Hindu Humanist' is self-contradictory and therefore it is an oxymoron. Hindus deny the secular historical event of the Aryan invasion of India. Before the Aryan invasion there were a group of people called the Dravidians. The Aryans came and destroyed the Dravidian civilisation of the Indus valley. Denial of this historical event is just as cruel as denying the Holocaust. Discrimination against non-aryans continues even today where Hinduism is the ideology behind this racism. Hinduism is an imperialistic ideology which is like Nazism. If all religions can be seen as political ideologies then Hinduism can be considered as Fascism (as it contains so many types of discrimination in many planes). So I think it would be better if you label yourself as 'Hindu-Fascist' rather than 'Hindu-Humanist' because otherwise it would be unfair on other Humanists. You may be a humanist because you are ignorant about Hinduism (like so many other Hindus). I would encourage you to study Hinduism from the scriptures and then either label yourself as a 'Hindu-Fascist' or a 'Non-Hindu' (Its obviously one or the other but may be even anti-hindu).
You also mentioned that I am not a Buddhist because you think I am lying even though you didnt give a specific reason. I agree that some Hindus are peaceful because they are ignorant about Hindusim. I see Hindus as victims of Hinduism. I try to liberate people like you from Hinduism so they can be free and become proper Humanists. I see the Buddha as a person like Karl Marx who was a voice for the people who were discriminated and oppressed by the extreme right-wing ideologies. Buddhism will make a revolution in India once again to liberate all those who suffer from Hindusim.

My main messege to you is to educate yourself about the ugliness of Hindusim and leave Hinduism because it is evil from within even though it seems apparently clean.

Pamodha

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