Religion is one, God is one, and the process to go back to Godhead is one.
Once upon a time, people thought that all paths lead to the same place, but this is fanciful.
All the living entities are eternal spiritual beings, and are part and parcel of God (God being the Supreme Spirit)…..and the living entities being small little pieces of God (souls)
Therefore all living entities are the sons / daughters of God, and the idea that God has only one begotten son is false (we are all sons).
We come to this cosmos (dream world) because we wanted to be God, so God allowed us to fore-fill our desire to be God, by creating this world of illusion.
God cannot in reality, set us up as God in conflict with him, because there is only one God, so God allows us to play at being God in this world of illusion, by allowing us to think we are the supreme controllers and independent.
But we are never the supreme controllers or masters of this world, and we are eternally dependent on God for all things.
You see the illusion is…….. that God creates dust with his creative will, and with this dust he makes all the different bodies (species)
So we are really all plasticine figures…….not real.
But the real person is the spiritual soul within the plasticine figure, animating it to life, and everyone thinks that the plasticine figure is the real self…..this is false.
The spiritual soul is the same spiritual energy as God…there’s absolutely no difference, except in size.
God is the “everything”…..and we are tiny little specks of God, and are connected to God, just like the sun ray is connected to the sun…..but the sun ray is not the sun.
This spiritual soul is conscious, and is the source of all qualities of life
The plasticine figures are dead matter, with no qualities of life.
Anyway, after all the living entities are born and die over and over again, they finally end up in this age of Kali….and this age is the most degraded age where most souls are bewildered and low class.
In this condition they reject God and attempt to make science the new God, by becoming vocally determined to denounce religion and God, saying that life is a simple product of chemicals and molecules, that randomly and without intelligence or design come together to give us all the complex living arrangements….which is false.
The atheistic influence has even infiltrated into the present day religions, because the religions of the world have been fabricated by materialistic and unenlightened persons, giving us recent religions of the names, Islam, Christianity and Judaism.
Theses religions are full of error and speculations, concocted by politicians, and false religious clergy, to control the public.
In their endeavour to establish morality by way of law, they have fabricated doctrine and enforced the people to follow, with threats of hell or accusations of heathenism punished by death.
Anyone not following their system of religion would be classified as a witch or heathen and ostracized.
Anyone following these false religions, will not advance on the spiritual path, and will actually be directed away from the spiritual goal, which is love of God and the development of all spiritual qualities.
Proof that people of substitute religion are not developing spiritual qualities, is that they have no sensitivity towards their fellow creatures, and kill them…..and even open slaughter houses to systematically kill efficiently.
They falsely think that God has given them one life, and they must perfect themselves in such short time…..but God and the living entities are eternal and God is wise and loving, and the living entities are given unlimited births.
They falsely teach that one who doesn’t subscribe to their way, will meet spiritual death…..but there is no such thing as spiritual death, for the soul is indestructible.
Actually, spiritual death is when the living being takes repeated births in this world of suffering, over and over again. (that is like spiritual death)
The people are told that God judges them and that God keeps a book of sins, but this is fanciful and false……..God cannot judge, but only loves, and to make the living beings responsible for their thoughts, actions and words, God has the law of Karma that sees to the results to all things…..it is impersonal and is no respecter of persons. (and it never sleeps)
Substitute religions give their long lists of persons who are condemned by God, because of their particular natures or activities, but God cannot condemn…..how can God condemn God self? The living entities are part of God and inseparable.
Without developing spiritual qualities, no one may enter the Kingdom of God.
When the cosmos is created, mankind is given spiritual instruction to enable him to spiritualize his/her life, to the platform of love of God, and in this way everyone may perfect their life, and go back to Godhead.
Vedanta Sutra, Srimad Bhagavatam, Bhagavad-Gita and many other Vedic literatures, are the eternal and original bonafide instruction for living the spiritual life…….there is no other teaching.
All other teachings are but substitute, putting forward much error and actually misdirecting the people.
Substitute religion will not bring anyone to the platform of love of God…….because to arrive at that platform, one must have correct information to be able to raise the consciousness to the transcendental spiritual platform of love of God.
Any sentiments persons are experiencing towards God from substitute religion..........is actually sentimentalism, and is artificial affection akin to a teenage girl having a crush on their latest pop-star idol.
Persons who refuse to study the Vedic teachings with full enthusiasm, holding onto the fact that their substitute religion is the all in all.......are basically dishonest and insincere.
For how could any honest man continue to prop-up the false religion they follow, with the many many glaringly obvious errors it contains.