Agony of the soul (?) etc

Swami Vishvarupananda omkar at GIASDL01.VSNL.NET.IN
Thu Jan 9 04:30:42 CST 1997

egodust wrote:
> It's a shallow assessment of Buddha's teaching to conclude he literally
> implied that Reality was an empty Void.

I totally agree.

> I would go further to say that the key to the substratum Self, if
> unlocks the secret doctrine behind *all* the world religions, including
> Chritianity, Judaism, Islam, American Shamanism, among others.  Simply
> because the truth is universal, and civilization spawns cultures each of
> which produces individuals that somehow manage to discover it.
> Paramahamsa made this very clear.)  Despite the fact that I favor Advaita
> Vedanta and believe it represents the purest and most efficient path to
> Absolute, doesn't prejudice me from recognizing the power intrinsic to
> Occidental proverbs as "The peace that passeth understanding," "Be still
> know that I am God," "I am That I am," "I and my Father are One," among

This is beautifully put. You speak from my heart.

Swami Vishvarupananda

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