SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE – RATIONAL BASIS FOR IDOL WORSHIP
Fortunately, the Knowledge of Vedic thoughts and concepts spread to Greece and Europe shaping the thinking of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Moses, various Old Testament Prophets and Prophet Muhammad condemn idol worship for reasons presented by Arya Samaj and other Indian thinkers like Kabir, and Guru Nanak. People like Sultan of Ghazna invaded India to prove that idols that we worship are mere stones.
In the context of idol worship, I ask you to recognize the writings of Benedict Spinoza who was expelled by Jews as heretic. I can smash stone idols into pieces. But, I cannot either create matter or destroy matter. For God created Matter, man cannot doubt God’s existence unless and until man can create or destroy matter. It is rational to attach God’s presence to Matter and to visualize God’s presence in stone idols carved by man.
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