I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.

Khalil Gibran

“You go to a temple, yet you hang out with those who don’t. Why? We gotta be united, against them.”

A person once told me.

We gotta be united, yes. But why against others?

Other religions convert people into theirs. We should be against it and fight them.

A ‘wise’ friend of mine said.

They convert, yes. We can fight forceful conversions. But most of them go willingly, then why fight? It’s up to people to decide which faith to follow.

It’s unfair how people take sides based on religions and caste. Religions should unite people, not spark a fight between them. People often ask,

“If every religion’s true essence is peace, why’re people fighting?” 

Religion teaches us what to do. But we decide how we do it.

I have been often criticized by some people for going to mosques and churches.

“Know your religion.”

They tell me. I don’t say everyone is the same but there are people who don’t understand what it is to be together.

Unity in Diversity is what makes my country unique.

No religion tells people to demean the other. I know that every religion has it’s own path but all of them converge on the same point.

I kneel in a temple, I bow in a mosque, I pray in a church. Humanity is my religion.

United we stand, divided we fall.

 

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13 thoughts on “What’s your religion?

  1. OMG! I’m so glad I read this. ‘Humanity is the only religion’ is something I strongly believe it. This is what I say all the time! In fact, I refuse to even discuss my caste when people ask me about it. Loved reading this.

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