Originally posted by divegeester
So your logic here is that because Ford make Mustangs...and are therefore the authority on them -- this means you and the Vedanta are the authority on what we should all believe?
What's it like on your planet?
We have the authority on spiritual matters Vedanta Sutra, and we have substitute religion which is not the authority.....so where shall you go for you direction.
How does anyone know, which is the authority?
The authority will be: the first and original teaching.
The authority will be: the eternal teachings and not recent compilations.
The authority will be: presenting complete knowledge.
The authority will be: authored by God self and authorized pure masters.
The authority will be: accepted by all saints, seers of the truth, spiritual masters and the congregation of devotees.
The authority will: actually give spiritual realization of God from within the heart.
The authority will: support animal protection and care.
The authority will: instruct one what to do, and what not to do for the purpose of purification.
The authority will give: knowledge of (the ETERNAL nature of the soul)
The authority will: give knowledge of the spiritual world and of God self, and describe the process of raising the consciousness to the platform of love of God.
The authority will: be presented to us in the perfect spiritual language of Sanskrit (Sanskrit contains many many words, describing spirituality which no other language does.) ....Sanskrit is a spiritual language, existing to deliver spiritual knowledge to mankind.
The authority will: teach without error.