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Submitted by B.N.Gururaj (India), Feb 19, 2009 at 09:49

Don of US has written on 31st January 2009 about the Hindu terrorists. He has cited instance of killing of Graham Steins, rape of christian nuns and so on.

My first request to Don and his ilk is that don't beleive everything you read in newspapers. If you are genuinely interested, follow up the stories. In the case of rape of Christian Nuns turned out that the offenders were christians and the problem was intra-christian, not Hindu against Christian. Generally, the Hindus have no problems in living with Christians.

The problem is the missionaries and evangelists. They use their vast experience in proslytization by targeting the bread winner of the family. Once he is converted, he is persuaded to leave the family home and do some acts, such as eating beaf, which will definitely exclude him from the Hindu society. Consequently, the family deprived of its bread winner becomes easy victim for persuading to join Christianity. House wives are persuaded to convert to Christianity. When such key persons change religion in the family and leave the family home, the houses break up. In the State of Orissa, the anger of Tribals is mainly caused by the activities of Christian missionaries who break up family. The anger is against this destructive method of proslytization, not against Christians per se, or against Christianity. Graham Steins and his family were not killed for being kind hearted. They incurred the wrath of people around them for breaking up families.

In the north-east of India, this problem is especially acute. There are christian terorrists, who have chased away minority Hindus, who now live in tin sheds in their home lands! Armed attack is carried on. Use of common village amenities is denied to minority Hindus. Mizoram and Nagaland, which were tribal, Hindu or Buddhist are now cent percent christian. I want to impress upon people like Don in the US that proslytization in India does not take place based on the propagation of the tenets of Christianity, but by bad mouthing Hinduism and Hindu culture. None of the converts have understood the basic tenets of christianity such as Christ as the sole saviour, inerrancy of Bible, Belief in Resurrection, verginity of Mary and so on. Christian mission India play number game of showing impressive number of gains made to Christianity in India. They exaggerate the violence which occurs between the christians and the tribals.

Christian missioneries in India are neither learned, nor knowledgeable about either their religion or other religions. Even as I write this note, books are published in vernacular language mistranslating Hindu scriptures, and calling vulgar names to Hindus and Hindu deities. People are not won over to Christianity by instilling belief in Christianity, but by enticements, allures. Such books are always targeted to uneducated people, or to the people who are in the lower strata of Indian society. Christian missionaries never target educated Hindus. Many a Hindu has studied in Christian convent, but has never been induced to become a Christian. Christian missionaries in India are not a learned lot, and are not capable of winning over genuine believers to christianity. What goes on is a number game - showing higher number of persons gained for christianity, so that they could persuade the believers in the West to unstring their purses.

The missionaries always target Hindu society, which is not well organised, and is fractured. It is not politically organised. Even the Government of India does not back up the Hindus. The christian missionaries dare not convert a Muslim to christianity, as they know that the Muslim gangsterism will be after them like thunder bold.

Lastly, I might add here that Missionaries and the Churches are not want they seem to you in the US and in the Europe. They are an arrogant lot, still going around badmouthing Hindu dieties, Hindu scriptures. Displeasures expressed against missions and chrches is mainly in premitive form, sticks, stones. It has not yet graduated to guns and bombs. There is none abroad to supply such weapons to the Hindus.

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