Blind Faith V.S Intelligient Faith-
Almost all of the 6.5 Billions of people in the present day earth believe in
God. But the irony is that most of them have a blind faith instead of an
Intelligent Faith in God. God gave every human being, brain capable of
deciphering intelligently the mysteries of the Universe. It is shame that most
of the people on this planet earth do not use their God given brain to think of
God. Instead they find an easy way out of instant gratification by listening to
the traders of religions and then believing in whatever they say blindly. That
means that most of us have just Blind Faith and not an Intelligent Faith in God.
If we had used our brain a little bit and test every word of the those traders
of any religion against the basic accepted characteristics of God Himself, we
would have found the falsehood of the belief system of these Religious traders,
who propagate their own created beliefs which would benefit them only,
monetarily, or otherwise. So to perpetuate their hold on the common masses they
keep on creating false and different belief systems and preach them as gospels
in the name of the religion. That is why you will find in the world today that
in any established religion of Christianity, Muslim, Hindu and other faiths,
there are so many denominations. However we all agree that:
1. There is only One God, i.e. there is no separate God of Christians, Muslims,
and Hindus etc. That means that God Himself has no established religion as exits
today in the world.
2. God is Truth, i.e. He has been true since eternity in the past, He is true in
the present and He will remain true till eternity in future.
3. God is creator of the world and only under His/Her direction, any and every
thing happens in this world.
4. God is not afraid of any body, nor He creates fear in any body.
5. He is ever living, i.e. He never dies.
6. He does not go through the process of birth and death.
7. He is present throughout the universe.
8. Human being can have an access to Him only with His grace and blessings.
If any preacher or the trader of any religion preaches any thing and if it does
not pass the test of the characteristics of God Himself as stated above, it
falls into the category of Blind Faith, because it can never muster the test of
Intelligence discussion or it can not be seen, tested in any body’s life time. A
few examples commonly accepted practices and belief system falling into the
Blind Faith category are:
1. Only Jesus was the Son of God. As a matter of fact all the human beings in
this world are sons/daughters of God.
2. Jesus is coming back again in this world. This myth has been
created/perpetuated by the traders of religion, so that the poor ignorant masses
will adore, respect and fill the pockets of these traders of religion.
3. Jews are the chosen people that mean that Jews are superior to other human
beings. Again this myth is perpetuated by the traders of Jewish religion.
4. Human beings can reach God only through Jesus Christ, Mohammad, or any other
prophet of any religion. Any human being can reach God without the help of any
other religious leader, preacher etc. Every prophet, of all the world religions,
preached the presence and existence of ONE GOD and told us how to reach God by
acquiring and practicing the characterists of God in our own lives. But the
traders of the religions interpreted the sayings of the prophets in their own
way so that it could benefit those traders and people just have the blind faith
in God through those traders only. In that process the traders of all the
established religions of the world are dividing the human race instead of
uniting them as was originally preached of all the prophets themselves.
5. What Guru Nanak uttered was Divine Revelation. He did not claim divinity, but
said, “As the Lord sends His Word, so I deliver it. “ It is this spiritual Baba
Nanak – the real Baba Nanak we love and adorn. We yearn for his glimpse. He is
ever with us, but visible only to a hungry eye – an eye that like beggar’s bowl
waits to be filled by his grace.” Guru Nanak message of ONE GOD and Universal
Brotherhood, as enshrined in Guru Granth Sahib (The Sikh scriptures, the only
religious scriptures in the world, was written, sealed and delivered to the
humanity in their own life) is the only hope for the humanity to unite instead
of divide and its survival in the present dangerous world.
6. The most important aspect of the concept of unity of humanity lies with the
idea of ONE GOD and the innate divinity in man. According to Sikh doctrine God
is the creator of all things and all men, hence all men are equal. Thus
nationality, race, gender or color should not lead to estrangement but to better
knowledge of one another based on the principle of equality and brotherhood.
7. Unfortunately today, Sikhism, like any other world established religion,
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jewish, is a faith twisted and confused by the
actions of the traders of Sikh religion. Sadly in Sikhism, “Sant Maharajs” (the
so called gurus) devoid of any real religious beliefs, are abounding like frogs
in monsoon. The pious Granthis who are supposed to be ideal Sikhs, no longer set
profound examples of moral conduct. The semi-literate and arrogant jathedars,
the power hungry management elite make tall claims but lack substance. They
barter people’s interest for self-aggrandizement. What guidance can be expected
from them? One laments, the moral imperatives of the faith have been infringed
impairing Sikhism. Like a prairie fire, these elements have disfigured beauty of
Sikhism, which indicates failure of our religious bodies.
8. The universal message of Sikhism which beamed from Darbar Sahib of Kartarpur,
a mere 400 years ago and which could have given guidance to the confused masses
of the other religions and could enlighten the world, today lies buried under
the dark clouds of ego and self-glorification. The fiber of Sikhism is
tarnished. Traditionally, the moral and psychological strength of the Sikhs
depend on the strength of stability of their sanctuary. The need is therefore to
restore the pristine purity and the glory of Gurdwara so that the message of
Guru Nanak may be restored and spread in its past brilliance. This demands
replacement of vanity with whole-hearted selfless service to humanity. The
worldly possessions do not keep company with man – Baba maya sath no hoi, in
main jag mohia viral bujai koi.
9. For our salvation, let us honor Guru Nanak through deed than in thought or
memory. It would be the best tribute that we can pay to the Saint. To act
otherwise would put hamper in our spiritual progress and enlightenment and
deprive the world humanity from this precious gift of Guru Nanak’s message of
ONE GOD and Universal brotherhood..
Man Mohan Singh Chawla
Producer, World-wide 24/7 two TV Channels on the internet
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