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Submitted by Sathya (India), Nov 26, 2008 at 10:20

Guys there is nothing called as Brahma, the word Brahma appears in vedas only at one place which means Brahmanda(Universe). Besides I read some Muslims saying that Hindus perform idol worship, they also say that the Idol is man made and does not represent god that true. But have U ever wondered why we worship in front of idols.

Hindus believe in the levels of abstract levels of worship. We believe that the lower most part of the worshiper needs to imagine what god is so he imagines that he is in human form and prays to it. once U reach a certain stage there U will know that Idol may or may not be necessary for worshiping. thirdly but the highest level, They dont need nothing to worship, not even the wall like U do. And I forgot to tell U that the vedas themselves tell that god has "nirakara roopa"(no form.). So its more left to the person if he wants to imagine god he can do it. If he cannot imagiene god then he can think that an idol is an embodyment of god(But not actual god). Well U are not supposed to see anything from your perspective. If U want to look at anything stand out side of all religions, even from your religion and analyse the facts and its history.

Hinduism is a religion which worships nature not any god, Look for example, Indra(rain), agni(fire), saraswathi(the knowledge), hanuman(power) etc....

I need to tell U one more thing that I have read Quran too...That says that god will punish U if U dont worship him, But hinduism is more democratic religion. Did U know where exactly from did polygamy come into picture in Islam. The Prophat Mohmmud said do feed those women whos husbands die in war, or rather there is noting wrong to keep two women at house and to feed them. But Muslims take the entire message in the wrong way and keep lots of women to satisfy their desires. U people are not able to basically what he has said. I think all of U should read Quran once again....

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