Ruminations on Vedic Philosophy

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Religion

Are All Religions Equally Good?

There is a prominent dogma about religious equality under which all religions must be treated with respect. According to this dogma, sacredness is a private belief, and there is no objective sacredness in anything. Hence, either all religions must be rejected or all of them should be given equal respect. The fact is that those …

Politics Religion

Secularism in Vedic Philosophy

Secularism arose during the era of Enlightenment in Europe with the aim to relegate religion to the private realm and determine the public sphere by reason and experience. Europe wasn’t arguing for the equality of all religions in the eyes of the government. It was arguing for the rejection of the only religion that existed …