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To Mr.Hamid Ali Ansari, the anti-stone anti-idol Allah believer.

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Submitted by Shri Devi (India), Sep 21, 2007 at 01:00

Dear Mr.Ansari,

I am a Hindu and I do not go regularly to temples to worship idols of various dieties. Hinduism is vast there is no particular method of worshipping which you can impose upon the devotees. For the argument sake I come upon you regarding the idol worship.

i) You worship Quran which is only a book. Am I right ?., Desecrating Quran is Blasephmy is almost all Islamic Countries. So what is the reason for worshipping a Book which only comprises of Paper and Letters?

ii) Letters and words itself are idols in the sense that these create negative and positive energies in the viewer depending upon the mindset of the viewer. Suppose I call another by bad word say b*****d if the hearer knows the meaning of that word and if he was brought up in an environment where such words are provocative he will react negatively and violently.

iii) The problem with Islam is the same thing. They worship an Imaginary Allah who has dictated the day to day living style and thinking to the followers in a very limited fashion that the followers become dark and they are drown inside their own ignorance. There is no way to come out except the reformation or rejection of theories brainwashed to them.

You cannot win a debate with Hinduism wherein the aboslute,abstract and objective concepts of God are well depicted in Hundreds of Volumes of religious teachings and Epics. To name a few the Vedas, Upanishads, Maha Bharata, Ramayana, will suffice for you. You need not suffice to idol worship.You can choose your own God and your own characteristics.

Various Saints,Yogis,Swamis and divine persons have appeared in this world after drinking the nectar of Truths envisioned in Hinduisms. I invite you to look into the ocean of Hinduism.

Of course there is no Shahada in Hinduism.

PS: For your information a story about Ramayana's author. Valamiki was a decoy and once he tried to rob a Rishi who was having nothing with him. The Rishi asked go and ask your wife that whether she will share the Sins of the Looter. She replied despite enjoying all the Loots herself and her kids. She does not want to share the Sins. When Valmiki told the opinion of his wife to the Rishi, the Rishi told him to stop the looting and decoity and to start praying to Rama. To do Japa to Rama RamaRamaRama Rama. But since Valmiki was uneducated dacoit he did not know who is Rama. He started reciting MaraMaraMaraMara with devotion and because of the emotion of devotion The God appeared him and given in his Tongue the whole story of Ramayana. This is the story but I think you understood the moral. " Words are immaterial but the actual emotions are important".


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