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Tuesday, February 06, 2007

All paths lead to the same door

Bhakti says
"If one were also to compare the Gospel of Thomas to basic Hindu texts--say the Katha Upanishad--one would find that our two religions are basically saying the same thing, but with different symbols and languages. Joseph Campbell was right in saying that all 'myths' tell the basic need of each culture to make sense of their own existence/divinity. And as one of my teachers, Baba Muktananda, says--"All paths lead to the same door." "


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1 comment:

  1. You have a very interesting blog here. I am pleased that you found these words worthy of sharing with your readers.

    Om Namah Shivaya!

    Love and Blessings,
    Bhakti Brophy

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