Hindus never declared that one book can give all the final knowledge for All human beings
1. Hindus knew that the knowledge required for human beings cannot be confined to one book. Hence our forefathers presented the knowledge required in 1280 foundation dharmic literature + 10,000 Sanskrit commentaries + 1,00,000 sub commentaries in regional languages.
2. We have never declared that one book can give all the final knowledge for human beings.
3. We always advocated taking the knowledge from anywhere and everywhere.
4. Integration science and spirituality.
5. Integration of every branch of the knowledge with spirituality.
6. We never argued that only one man can give you salvation. We know that sins cannot be transferred to somebody.
7. We never argued that only one book will protect you from all Sins.
8. We never said only through this or that pathway you are going to reach god / heaven.
9. We never said ours is the only correct pathway.
10. We never said all those who follow other path ways will perish.
11. We gave permission to accept any pathway of life.
12. We gave permission to add more/new knowledge to the existing knowledge in your own way.
13. We never advocated following anything blindly.
14. Critical analyses through saastram pramaanam, aapta vaakyam pramaanam, prathyksham pramaanam and anumaanam pramanam are suggested.
15. We were never god fearing people, we were god loving (bhaktas) people.
16. We never considered human beings as sinners.
17. We gave permission to accept and reject any method or every method of worship.
18. We also have no objection on somebody becoming an atheist. We considered atheists also Rushies. Science and spirituality went hand in hand here.
19. We prayed for the well being of one and all including those who are following other pathways.
20. We had different level of understanding the nature and divine power because the concept of god is different at different levels.
21. We consider divine power is within us/ all human beings and living beings.
22. The plants and animals were given the divine status. Earth, Sun, air, water and all those are considered with divine respect.
23. We never became agents for making more followers for our gods.
24. We prayed directly to god and never through brokers.
25. Our customs and rituals are not for pleasing gods but for fetching psychological, physiological, family based , social and national benefits.
26. We always considered the men and women have the same great role and hence our Indian gods are always present with goddesses as given in trimoorthy sankalpa.
27. We never said those who are obeying god only will be protected and those who are not obeying our god will be punished.
28. Indian gods never cursed anybody for not helping them.
29. The god’s days are great , glorious and pleasant days.
30. Indian concepts of gods will not take your sin but guide you to lead a sinless life.
31. Our gods never fought with ghost and we do not have any satan at all who are always acting against gods.
32. We never consider the man is produced all of a sudden by god, but formed through evolution
33. We consider earth is our mother and living beings are the part and parcel of our family.
34. We never worshiped anybody who is doing wonders after death. But we know the human beings can get himself elevated into the level of gods by good deeds.
35. Indians never converted anyone to our culture by provocation and compulsion.
36. Ultimate aim of human life in India is not to lead a luxurious life on earth or heaven but to attain the level of a brahmajnaani, the knower of ultimate reality and truth, giving up to the luxuries.
37. In India every living being is considered as the embodiment of divine power. We elevated the animals and plants to the level of deva vahanas and punya vrukshas.
38. Selfless nara seva is narayanana seva.
39. Every human being, we consider as the tool in the hands of the omnipotent
40. We advocated to lead us all from darkness to light, from ignorance to knowledge and from mortality to immortality.
41. We advocated never to hate and exist together share together and enlighten together.
42. Death is not a punishment for sins for Indians, but it is the moksha and only a small incident in the life.
43. Indians welcomed people from all over the world for giving and taking knowledge.
44. We send our scholars to China, Singapore, Korea, Kenya, Lanka, Moresius, and so on and conquered their mind with the power of knowledge and never tried to conquer them with weapons.
45. We welcomed Parsis, Christians, Muslims and Jews when they faced atrocities in their own countries.
46. We gave full support to construct their religious and business centers.
47. We gave full freedom to propagate their religion and philosophy.
48. We invited the western scientific thoughts and scholars with full respect.
49. Many travelers like Albiruni, Megashtanese, Fahein and Huansang, came here.
50. We considered knowledge is always universal and never kept confidential and gave to sincere, dedicated students anywhere in the world.
51. Contradictory and opposing visions and opinions were welcomed/accepted with full respect
52. Always the success and failures were confined to intellectual level only. Muscle power was not used to establish the success.
53. We allowed to sprout out new ‘religions ‘from our own culture like Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and so on without any protest or suppression.
54. These newly sprouted religion had all the freedom to preach and also could become part of the main culture
55. Facts were presented as such to the readers Eg. the good and bad are presented in epics from which the reader has given the freedom to accept/ follow/ reject/ criticize/ the message /story /fact/ or anything/facts connected with what are mentioned.
56. Democratic way of functioning was part of life at all levels right from the family level.
57. Arts and literature were part of cultural and spiritual literature and rituals.
58. Knowledge was considered supreme (na hi jnaanena sadrusam pavitram iha vidyate).
59. Ever man has the same status by birth (janmanaath jayathe marthya and karmanaath jayathe dwija