WORSIHPPING IN RICHLY DIVERSE FORMS
With the ease of global travel these days, more and more of us have contact, and often strong friendship, with people of religions other than ours. I spent part of my childhood in Burma (Myanmar) with its large Buddhist majority. I have now been living for more than two years in a country where nearly everyone is Muslim. I spend a great deal of my time, year by year, in a town in India in which nearly everyone is a Hindu. My home is in the United States, where the majority of people are Christian.
In my novel “Aashish 1926-2034,” http://amzn.to/1Tym7aD … Kiran Verma’s vision at the dedication of the Temple of the People in Khajuraho in 2033 was of the people of the Earth “worship(ing) in richly diverse forms,” though all were reaching toward ultimate reality.
As Rodney King said a few years ago … “Can’t we all just get along?”