Archive Pages Design$type=blogging

Learning from the Atheist

My Friend Mark sent me a beautiful blog link, an Pinoy Atheist. Thanks Mark for that.

I love to read Atheist ideas and when I know someone who is conscious Atheist, I love to hear from him as much as I would love to hear from a true Saint. I come from a society, where where u will not find atheist easily but u will find blind believers a lot.

When i was browsing that blog, i was thinking that, there is a lot of things one can learn from Atheist philosophy. An atheist deny to believe blindly, and that is a good starting lesson. You don't and shouldn't believe blindly. In Islam, the term Iman is not blind faith as one might think, it is "reasoned faith" or "conviction". In Islam, the last religion doesn't want people to believe blindly, rather wanted human being to question and seek the truth. In Quran one can find a lot of verses concerning the creation and asking man to ponder and meditate.

I believe on earth religion went through evolution and as human intellect progressed, so did the religion. That is why the last religion Islam fits a modern mind so well. The old ideas of blind faith is replaced with reasoned faith and conviction.

There are a lot of way to seek Truth and God, and to love creation is another way (because God is present in His creation as well). Forget God (how limited is our idea of dogmatic god, we can never comprehend His Greatness), love only the creation can also give you salvation, lead one to freedom.

An atheist don't believe in God, but they have humanism, love for mankind. A believer with full of hatred for another man or nation is surely not better than a non-believer with Love in his heart. I'm sure God loves the later one altought that person doesn't know the beauty of God. God doesn't need prayer or offerings.

Buddha is a wondeful example how one can leave conventional God idea aside and at the same time arrive at Truth (Liberation, Freedom, Nirvana) successfully by looking inside, knowing oneself (which is the part of the Supreme Being, the Eternal Soul) in the heart and be a nice person on earth.



Follow the Author on Facebook


99 names abida activism adab adamandeveit advaita advice alchemy alchemy of the divine Ali alka Allah almsgiving americandiary anab analysis antiwar art article ascetic attributes audio authority award bahai bahaullah bangla bangladesh baul bawa beauty bengali bhakti bible bill whitehouse biography blog book book review booklog bosnia breath bual buddha buddhism calligraphy carnival carolyn charity children Christ christian christianity Christology click comparative comparative religion compassion consciousness contemplative tradition conversation cosmology counsel creative creative thought creative thoughts crucifixion current affairs dante darshan death deception democracy desert spirituality desire destiny devotion Dhikr diary documentary donation download dreamwork DVD dying earth ecospirituality ego egypt eid end time endtime enlightenment eschatology esoteric ethics event evil exegesis exergesis experience faith fast fasting feminine folk forgiveness freedom from sectarianism fundraising ghayb gita globaloneness gnosis God golden sufi gospel governance grace gratitude guestblog guide on the path gurdjieff hadith hadra hafez hafiz haiku hajj haqiqat haqqu hasidic headscarf headscarves healing health heart hinduism history house rent humanright humor husayn illusion imamuddin imran-hosein in_quest_of_oasis inayat khan infographic inspiration integral spirituality interview islam islamophobia jesus Jesus Christ Jewish journalism judaism justice kabir kahlil gibran kenwilber Koan Koran krishna language last age law of attraction life link Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee love love. inspiration lyric mahmud shabistari maktub malamat mansur hallaj mary mary magdalene Mawlid meditation meditative quranic verse mercy metaphysics miracle miraj Mohammad mosque movie Muhammad music muslim mystic mysticism mysticsaint poetry mysticsaint prayer mysticsaint thought Nachman naomi naqshbandi nature news news. jesus tomb old age oneness origin original osho palestine paradox peace philosophy photography pir zia inayat khan pluralism podcast poem poem on God poetry poety poll porshee positive psychology poverty practice prayer presence present project Prophet Muhammad protest psychology qawwali question quote Quran quranic qurbani rabbi meir ben Baruch ramadan reality reincarnation relation religion Remembrance resource Resurrection retreat review roundup rumi sacred activism sacred geometry sacrifice saint saints saying sayings of Prophet science secret secularism self service Shadhiliyya shamanism Shamcher Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee shrine Sidi Sikh social media sohbet song soul sound speedlink spiritual spiritual materials spirituality Sponsored statistics story submission sufi sufi healing sufi podcast sufi poetry carnival sufi tale sufi tariqa sufi text sufi wisdom sufi-infographic sufihaqqu sufis sufism sufism wisdom sufism. hinduism sufitale surrender survey symbology tafsir tagore tantra tao teaching technology ted temple terrorism the secret thelogy thought thoughts time translation travel tribute truth unity upanishad vatican veda veil video view violence visit webcast wisdom witness woman workshop worship yoga zakat zawiya zen zen mind Zikr
Technology of the Heart: Learning from the Atheist
Learning from the Atheist
Technology of the Heart
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago