Posts Tagged ‘Siddhartha’

Avoid Religious fanaticism to gain mutual trust and respect

January 16, 2012

Don’t let our-selves become religious fanatic

  1. Extremism is always bad. Islam teaches us to practice moderation.
  2. Acting extremely is always bad, especially in religious matters.
  3. Buddha also advised the followers to choose the moderate, middle path.
  4. Siddhartha (563-483 BC) followed the extreme path for many years in meditating but could not get enlightenment until he changed to the moderate path.

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