Why do we Live?
A book that looks at organized religions and its limited effect on an increasingly violent society. It proposes a pursuit of spirituality that is more individualized and self-centered and not dependent on the established model of "savior and devotee." More
Organised religions and rituals are mushrooming and so are adherents and devotees.
The message in most religions is “love” and yet there is great violence created in by the supremacy between religions themselves. Each attempting to compete for its proliferation at the expense of the virtues of love they preach. Despite this mutual love seems to be disappearing and violence in society common.
Those who are in the profession of teaching spirituality are often limited in themselves and yet each appear to proclaim to know all there is to know. Some even describing paths that they themselves have yet tread on.
The author attempts to describe his journey through the labyrinth created by religions and religious men. His journey is peculiar to him and invites and encourages the reader to experience their own journey.
“Please do not regard the contents of this book as authority,
for the simple reason that where there is authority or acceptance,
thinking is manipulated by that authority or belief,
and therefore, no clear thinking and clear vision could prevail.” Jayantha Pathberiya