I am reminded of one thing.In India, for thousands of years, the snake has been worshipped. There are snake charmers all over India who play a certain tune on a special kind of flute, and snakes start coming out of their holes almost intoxicated with the tune. They dance in
Questioning the existence of God is questioning the existence of existence. The existence of all other things is obvious, but this is not the case with God. And this is because he is existence himself. The power, the energy that exists in all things may also be apparent, but this
And do you know? There is an ancient parable:IN THE BEGINNING, when God created the world, he used to live on the empty road. But then he became tired because people were continuously nagging him. In the middle of the night, the phone will start ringing... and complaints: "And why
God is mad...!
If you are ready to be a little mad,
only then is there any possibility of any contact between you and the infinite.
It has to be so.
When the whole ocean drops into a drop,
the drop is going to get crazy.
When the infinite descends into the finite,
People are loving even… even love is nothing but fear: a diplomacy, a strategy, to keep things running smoothly. And that’s why you pray regularly. Morning, evening, you go on praying, hoping that God will hear your prayer. There is nobody to hear your prayers! Your prayer is simply a
Belief is a state of non-understanding. People believe because they don’t know. You don’t believe in the sun, you don’t believe in the trees, you don’t believe that the trees are green; you simply know. But you believe that God exists, that heaven and hell exist. These are beliefs, because
Swami Ramteertha used to tell a parable:There was a great atheist. In his drawing room he had written in big letters: “God is nowhere.”His small son was playing one day while he was reading his newspaper. The small son was trying, was learning how to read, so he tried to
I have heard a story about Mulla Nasruddin. He was coming from a faraway journey in a small ship, and a great storm arose and it appeared that there seemed to be no chance of surviving.Nasruddin had a beautiful palace, a marble palace of which he was very proud, in