In two months my subscription will be up for renewal, and I shall not be renewing it, so I will go over basic again.........for I cannot present anything higher than the basics because many in this forum are not qualified to receive higher knowledge, accept for possibly two persons.
Persons who reject Vedanta, do not reject because of understanding or knowledge..........but they reject because they do not have understanding or knowledge.
If some one handed me a book on nuero surgery and I read the entire 800 pages, and then they asked me if I would recommend the book.....I would have to say I had no clue to whether I should recommend it or not because to recommend it or not recommend it, I would have to understand it, and I do not.
Vedanta cannot be understood by simply reading some of it, and even if you read the entire 650 books, you still would not understand it.
To understand Vedanta a person first of all must be correctly qualified to study it, and even when qualified they have to have patience for the purifying affect of the spiritual process to take affect.
The qualification to start studying Vedanta is...
The genuine desire to understand and know God in truth.
Humility. (not mundane humility)
The willingness to put the understanding of God above all things.
Give up sinful life.
To stop killing.
To refrain from intoxication, gambling, meat eating and illicit sex.
To stop speculating.
To purchase the authorized books on Vedanta.
To call on the name of God.
To not associate with mundane persons.
When a person is genuine and serious, they will do what is necessary enthusiastically and consistently..........and they will definitely experience their consciousness being raised from mundane to the transcendental platform.
If the consciousness does not change and become elevated to the transcendental platform of love of God, then Vedanta is worthless.
Persons who are not genuine will not do these things, and they will instead embrace fabricated false religion....for false religion will allow the people to keep on with their mundane activities, and it will give them a free ticket to heaven for simply subscribing to that religion without the person purifying their mind, heart and intelligence.
Because false religion is easy to follow, without the person required to raise their consciousness to the pure platform.....then billions flock to these cheating religions to get their free tickets, and they will all simply return to this world of suffering after death.
These cheating religions are evident by the fact, that they are only recently created by mundane persons, and they teach much error......and they support animal cruelty.
Even though this is clear to see.....persons do not care that they are being cheated, for they are not serious or genuine about their spiritual lives in the first place, for how could a genuine person on the spiritual path, accept that causing suffering to animals is permitted by their false teachings......they cannot accept this unless they turn a blind eye to what is taking place.
The three main cheating religions of the world are.....Islam, Christianity, Judaism (and Buddhism is in a class of its own), but they all teach error and true religion must not present error.
Any religion teaching error is false.