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It’s the Religious Diversity of our World, Stupid, Celebrate it !
Conversion continues to annihilate Ancient Cultures around the World

Any resistance to Conversion is immediately dubbed as a “Hindu Nationalist conspiracy etc. in the Media.

“Religious conversion destroys centuries-old communities and incites communal violence. It is violence, and it breeds violence”  

- Swami Dayananda Saraswati  1999. distinguished, traditional teacher of Vedanta. 

Refer to Our Druid Cousins and QuickTime trailer and Part One of the film The God Awful Truth. Watch An Invasion through Conversion - and Confront the anti-Hindus: The only way to rescue Hinduism - By J.G. Arora.   Refer to Ancient Struggle Continues, Scholars Remain Clueless - By Vrndavan Parker

"The spirit of bigotry increased in the West only after Christianity became organized by the Catholic Church." 

                  - Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975) philosopher and President of India, Eastern Religions & Western Thought  p. 149..

“Christian proselytism has done irretrievable harm to native races by disintegrating their culture and by the unrest and antagonism the process evokes. “ 

                    - Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers (1827 - 1900) anthropologist, The Clash of Culture and Contact of Race p. 240Also refer to Our Druid Cousins and chapter on European Imperialism. Refer to Preparing for the Harvest -  Refer to Memoirs of Goa - By Alfredo DeMello

I stood beside him; on the torturing cross
No pain assailed his unterrestrial sense;
And yet he groaned. Indignantly I summed
The massacres and miseries which his name
Had sanctioned in my country, and I cried
"Go! Go!" in mockery.
                              - P B Shelley's The Christ

Despite a freedom-loving outer lifestyle, Western civilization largely fails to pursue spirituality with freedom.  

Religious conversions have always generated tremendous social tensions. The reason for this is that such conversions become successful only when the people are rooted out of their ancient traditions and are made to think that their ancestors were evil people. The converts are made to say awful things to the non-converts. Converts are also asked to ignore the local traditions and to act contrary to them. For example, in Orissa (India) it is considered to be inauspicious to plough the land on a particular day. The missionaries insist that the converts disregard this ancient tradition. The Church of England has asked its members to stay away from meditation practices and yoga since they come from traditions that the Church of England says are inferior to Christianity.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) a liberal Christian President of the US, recognized very early the deleterious impact of religion on a pluralistic America which was then getting established. Writing about religion, he said that its negative potential “has been severely felt by mankind, and has filled the history of ten or twelve centuries with too many atrocities not to merit a proscription from meddling with government"

He said:

"I have examined all the known superstitions of the world, and I do not find in our particular superstition of Christianity one redeeming feature.”  

'The Christian God is cruel, vindictive, capricious and unjust'                                                                         

Elaine Pagels (1943 - ) writer, professor of religion at Princeton University, Biblical scholar, feminist. At Harvard, she was part of a team studying the Nag Hammadi library scrolls. 

She is the author and Beyond Belief and  writes in The Origin of Satan:

"Christians have taught - and acted upon-the belief that their enemies are evil and beyond redemption.”



Evangelizing the globe: Intolerance and domination of Christianity. 

The relentless march of Christianity is causing destruction of centuries old native cultures around the globe.

Numbers mean power and such power within the Church will come from its Third World adherents. 

 Christianity welcomes Islam's role as a cleanser of the world from the gross pollution of idolatry ? the name by which the two religions remember all other religions, past or present. This sympathy arises from the fact that the two religions in spite of a long history of conflicts, share a common perspective and common ideological premises. In their career, the two monotheistic ideologies of Christianity and Islam have been active and systematic persecutors of pagan nations, cultures and religions.


Ethically-Challenged Christian Missionaries Piously bent on destroying Ancient Culture of India

The doctrine of racial superiority that the Europeans used to justify their colonial rule is gone, but the attitude of Christian religious superiority continues. Such religious exclusivism is backward and prejudicial, just like racism. 

If one believes, as the Church teaches, that his/her non-Christian neighbors will go to hell, it doesn't do much for communal harmony. Conversion belongs to the times of colonialism. We have entered the era of Unity, of coming together, of tolerance and accepting each other.

Karen Armstrong ( ? )  writes in her book  'A History of God':

“Conversions became a central preoccupation, a violent, tortured drama in which the "sinner" and his spiritual director "wrestled" for his soul. …..The heavy emphasis on hell and damnation combined with an excessive self-scrutiny led many into clinical depression: suicide seems to have been prevalent. Puritans attributed this to Satan, who seems as powerful ….as God..…. The Puritans God inspired anxiety and a harsh intolerance of those who were not among the elect".  

(Note:  The 2005 edition of the World Christian Database ( says that India is now 6% Christian. The recent data suggests that the rampant and aggressive conversion by Christian missionaries is much more widespread than previously acknowledged).  

The State of Rajasthan passes Anti-Conversion Bill 

Jaipur: Amid a noisy walkout by the Congress-led opposition, the Rajasthan Assembly on Friday passed a bill for prohibition of religious conversion "by use of force, allurement or fraudlent means".

The Rajasthan Dharma Swatantrata (religious freedom) Bill, introduced by the BJP government, was passed by a voice vote after a stormy walkout by the opposition Congress and CPI(M) members following 90 minutes of deadlock in the House. Trouble started with a Congress MLA, Mahipal Singh Yadav, making some derogatory remarks against Hindus. Angry ruling party MLAs did not allow the other members to continue the debate on the bill and also tried to move a motion against Mahipal.  



The colorful faces of Rajasthan.

“Religious conversion destroys centuries-old cultures and incites communal violence. It is violence, and it breeds violence”  


The Congress objected and requested Speaker Sumitra Singh to pardon Mahipal, but the Speaker ruled it out saying it was the "biggest crime" to use such "defamatory words in respect of Hindus and no Hindu would tolerate such things."

Despite Leader of Opposition R N Choudhary tendering an apology on behalf of Mahipal, the ruling party members continued to protest. Staging a walkout, Choudhary said if the BJP government wanted to pass the bill on the "game of numbers" and without a serious debate, it was not good to stay in the House. CPI (M) member Amraram also staged walkout alleging that the government brought the bill to "appease the RSS and promote the hidden agenda" of the party.

Defending the provisions of the bill, Home Minister G C Kataria said Rajasthan would be the sixth state after Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh to prevent "forceful religious conversion." Without naming a Kota-based minority institution, Kataria alleged it was getting huge funds from the US for "forceful religious conversion as is evident from past incidents."

This kind of religious conversion would not be allowed at any cost, he asserted. 

(source: Rajasthan passes anti-conversion Bill - 

The Pastor reveals the Truth - Reconversion to Hinduism

"The Bible is not the basis of missions; missions is the basis of the Bible"  

                                                      - Ralph D Winter, U.S. Center for World Mission


Tulku Ram said, “I spent nearly ten years in Christianity and eight years as pastor, but my conscious never allowed me for that fake healing, although I converted around fifty people. I very well knew that nobody could be cured by that way and the Pope John Paul, who was suffering from Parkinson, was a great example before me.”

Nobody could imagine that he was the pastor who himself converted dozens of poor and hapless men, women and children in to Christianity in the calm and picturesque hills of Himachal Pradesh. Quite young and dynamic, wearing yellow Ramnami muffler around his neck, the tilak on his forehead and singing spiritual songs with a large number of people in the Sanatan Dharam Mandir at Shimla, Tulku Ram had a entirely new look. He was one of the hundred and fifty persons, who after experiencing the reality of the faith of Jesus Christ for several years, had got opportunity to come back to the faith of their forefathers. Braving heavy snowfall at that time all around, people gathered there for the cause. They had nothing but to tell the story of deception with him or her by those who once became their savior in white cloak.



Masrur carved temple, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India.

The main shrine contains three stone images of Lord Ram Laxman and Sita but the presence of the figure of Lord Shiva in the centre of the lintel affords a strong presumption that the temple was originally dedicated to Mahadeva.

The rock-cut style started in the reign of the Pallava king Narsingha varman I Mahamalla (630-668 A.D.) during the first half of the seventh century. It reached its climax in the Kailasha temples at Ellora which were taken in hand during the reign of the Rashtrakuta King Dantidurga (753- 756 A.D.) and finished during that of Krishna I (758-773 A.D.). Though rock-cut caves are common in South India, yet temples cut out of freestanding rocks, known to archaeologists, are only four in number-'Rathas of Mammalapuram', 'Kailashas at Ellora', 'temple-complex at Masrur in Kangra' and the 'Dharmnatha temple at Dhamnar', 65 miles to the South-East of Jhalra Patan in Rajasthan. The Rathas and the Kailashas are built in the Dravidian style, whereas the Masrur and Dhamnar ones are in the Nagara style. Masrur beats its Nagara rival in situation, size and execution.

(image source and text: Masrur Rock cut Temple - By P R Bali).


Tulku Ram became very emotional. He said, “I was literally cheated. In 1997 when I was doing graduation, they (missionaries) contacted me and assured for a good job provided I get converted. But after conversion, they sent me to Agape Bible College, Ludhiana for one year training and then to G.F.A. College, Kumbnad (Kerala) for further one year training. I had little options with me at that time due to my fragile economic condition. Having appointed as pastor, I started converting poor people, mostly ailing by giving them assurance that they will be cured by bringing faith in Jesus and prayers.” He also raveled that his outfit ‘Masihi Sangati’ belonging to the Protestants had converted more than one thousand persons in Himachal Pradesh.

Tulku Ram said "Now I was fed up with all these frauds and was ready to return in the fold of the faith to which my forefathers belong when Mr. Tarsem Bharti, President of All India Scheduled caste and Scheduled Tribes Mahasangh, H.P. contacted me.”

Replying a pointed question, he said, “This was no religion but business. They used hapless people like me as tool to collect gathering and would take snaps of them. By sending those photographs to their mentors abroad, they would fetch a lot of money to spend for the welfare of neo-converts. But fact is that they never spend that money for that purpose.”

(source: The pastor reveals the truth - Reconversion to Hinduism - By Ajai Srivastava from Shimla ). Refer to Land of Gods. Refer to THOSE THAT SHALL


Himachal Pradesh passes anti-conversion legislation

"The Spaniards found pleasure in inventing all kinds of odd cruelties ... They built a long gibbet, long enough for the toes to touch the ground to prevent strangling, and hanged thirteen [natives] at a time in honor of Christ Our Saviour and the twelve Apostles... then, straw was wrapped around their torn bodies and they were burned alive." 

                           - David E. Stannard author of American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World


Dharamshala, Dec 30 2006: Himachal Pradesh has passed a legislation banning forced religious conversions.

The Congress-led government in the state passed the legislation during its four-day winter session held at the newly constructed Vidhan Sabha (State Legislature) in Dharamshala on Friday.

Kaul Singh, Law Minister, Himachal Pradesh, said, that "according to the bill if someone was forced to change his religion without his consent then he could come back to his own religion within a month”. Under the bill, persons who had forced or induced someone to change his/her religion then he/she would liable for punishment, he said.

The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has also welcomed the Bill. Under some of the new laws, anyone planning to leave the Hindu fold must obtain certificates from officials and affidavits from courts saying they were converting out of free will and not by inducements.

(source: Himachal Pradesh passes anti-conversion legislation -  

The Mother Hen Syndrome?

(Note:  Why do church leaders run to Sonia Gandhi whenever there is a issue? She does not hold any position of power in the government? Why not Manmohan Singh who is the Prime Minister of this country?)

Refer to Disappointed Christian leaders write to Sonia - - In a strongly-worded paragraph in his letter to Sonia, secretary of All-India Christian Council Sam Paul has requested the Congress president to "constitute an inquiry against the Himachal Pradesh chief minister for anti-party activities and set the record straight by repealing this anti-human rights law of the Anti-Conversion Bill." The law passed by the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, and given his assent by the Governor on February 10, prevents conversion by coercion or allurement - by "inducement direct or indirect", something already defined as illegal by the law of the land.

In December 2006, the secular, non-saffronized, non-communal, non-obscurantist, non-superstitious Himachal Pradesh Government has passed a legislation banning forced religious conversions. This bold action of Himachal Pradesh Government founded on pragmatic and crusty non-Congress common sense rooted in the soil of India dating back to the dawn of history has to be welcomed by all the true patriots in the land who subscribe to the ardent nationalism of Mahapurushas like Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo Gosh, Sri Bipin Chandra Pal, Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, Lala Lajpat Rai, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and Sri Guruji Golwalkar.

(source: 'Churchianity' - An artifice for aggression - By V Sundaram - and The Mother Hen Syndrome - Refer to The Myth of Christian oppression? - The carefully nurtured image of oppression of Christians in India by the media and Human Rights groups in the West

Indian laws put Christian missionaries on defensive

Now, the multiplication of these laws is causing concerns beyond India . The US State Department's report on human rights practices, published in March, expressed concerns over "attempts by state and local governments to limit religious freedom" and the "promulgation of antireligious conversion laws."

Sonia Gandhi [the Roman Catholic Christian Congress leader] is personally opposed to anti-conversion laws," says Asghar Ali Engineer, (a Muslim) director of the Centre for Study of Society and Secularism in Mumbai ( Bombay ).

(source: Indian laws put Christian missionaries on defensive - 

Vasundhara Raje not to backtrack
Congress again plays communal card 

Last year, about 500 children between the age group of 10 and 15 years, landed at Kota railway station from different parts of the country. Accompanied by some Christian missionaries, they were being taken to a church at Kaithun Road, just on the outskirts of the city. The local activists of the Bajrang Dal got the tip that the children have been brought to convert to Christianity by Emmanuel Mission International (EMI), a mission founded by Dr. A.M Thomas, and currently headed by his son Samuel Thomas. 

Vasundhara Raje was of the firm view that illegal activities of these missionary organisations could be checked only by enacting an anti-conversion legislation, which several others states have already enforced. 


Rajasthan Chief Mininster - Vasundhara Raje. She is the daughter of H.H.Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia and H.H Jivaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior.

Of late, Rajasthan had become a major centre of Christian activities. They have been distributing literature, criticising the Hindu religion and gods in a big way. Congress again plays communal card.


In Rajasthan, the Christian population, which was less then one lakh till 2001, has become more than double. Interestingly, there is an increase in number of Christians in Vanvasi-populated districts of Dungarpur, Banswara and Udaipur. Many Christian organisations had selected these areas as they found them the most easy hunting ground to spread Christianity among the vanvasis.

According to an intelligence report, after doing conversion work in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand the Christian organisations have made Rajasthan their next target. 
Of late, Rajasthan had become a major centre of Christian activities. They have been distributing literature, criticizing the Hindu religion and Gods in a big way.

(source: Vasundhara Raje not to backtrack -  For Christian Hate Literature criticizing Hinduism, refer to chapter on Glimpses XVII and refer to After green doves, it's white pigeons!! - By V Sundaram - Also refer to Poll: Christians 'addicted to pornography'

Conversion: A Fraud on Humanity
An Astonishingly ill informed Pope and a Timid, Secular Indian establishment ?

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) the Father of the Nation was a devout Hindu and had called religious conversions a fraud on humanity. 

He said:

"I am a Hindu because it is Hinduism which makes the world worth living."

He also considered missionaries as "a clear libel on Indian humanity." 

"Conversions are harmful to India. "If I had power and could legislate, I should certainly stop all proselytizing". "I resent the overtures made to Harijans." 

"Stop all conversion, it is the deadliest poison that ever sapped the fountain of truth." Poverty doesn't justify conversion. 

As is clear from the Mahatma's polemic against the Christian missionaries, he was first and foremost a Hindu, who opposed all designs to destroy Hindu culture. 

The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi Volume 46. p.110 and Volume 61, p. 46-47  volume 64, p. 37 and 400 New Delhi 1968). For more refer to Mahatma Gandhi on The Christian Missionary Menace - Compiled by Swami Aksharananda source: Young India 1-12-26). (source: "A Repudiation," Young India, 4 March 1926, in Collected Works, vol. 30 (1968), 70).  For more on Mahatma Gandhi refer to chapter on Quotes).Refer to Cardinal Toppo of Ranchi renews call to evangelize India -

India does not come under the jurisdiction of Christendom

Pope Benedict, in unusually strong words, condemned the Hindu nationalist attempts to curtail religious conversion in India, in his second declaration this week defending religious freedom in countries with Christian minorities. Stating that anti-conversion laws were contrary to the highest ideals of India’s founding fathers, the Pope informed New Delhi’s new ambassador to Vatican, Amitava Tripathi that, “discriminatory restrictions on the fundamental right of religious freedom, must be firmly rejected.”

India does not come under the jurisdiction of Christendom - to Christian Atrocities and Inquisitions - The Burning Cross and refer to Luigi Cascioli - "The Fable of Christ" and The God Who Wasn't There. Also refer to Lurid drama of proselytism after 1947- Part I  - By V Sundaram -

Poles upset with Pope's remarks

Many Polish Indophiles, most of them Catholics, are upset over Pope Benedict XVI's complaint to the Indian ambassador about the treatment of Christians in India. Krzysztof Mrozwicz, a leading journalist and a former Polish ambassador to India, said he was surprised and shocked the Pope had made uncharitable remarks about Indian society. The fact of the matter is India is the most secular country in Asia if not in the world.

The Pope should have realised what he was talking about and in which context he was raising his concern.

'An Italian born and a Catholic by birth, Sonia Gandhi is leading the century-old Congress party and guiding the nation these days. What else he could have expected from an Indian polity to show its record of tolerance and freedom of practising one's own religion there?'

Stanslaw Tokarski, head of Indian Studies at the Polish Academy of Science, told INEP agency: 'The Pope's unnecessary complaint has left a bad taste. He is visiting Poland and I don't feel like listening to his homilies during his visit. 'When an Afghan wanted to live as a Christian in his country and he was not allowed to live there, the Holy See remained quiet and did not protest. Now suddenly they are making complaints against a country whose record of freedom of religion has been great.'

Poles upset with Pope's remarks on India - Refer to Proving that Bible is Repulsive video - Refer to The Most Unholy "Holy Fathers" 


Pope should not interfere in another country’s affairs

"Popes maimed & were maimed, killed & were killed... Without question, these pontiffs constitute the most despicable body of leaders, clerical or lay, in history. They were, frankly, barbarians. Ancient Rome had nothing to rival them in rottenness."

                         – Peter de Rosa - Vicars of Christ  p 48.

Pope Benedict’s unwarranted remarks on the constitutional merit of anti-conversion laws in some Indian states and the alleged religious intolerance in this country have evoked an understandably sharp response from the Indian government. The Pontiff’s comments are not based on a correct reading of the situation in India.

Some states in India have even introduced legislation banning forced religious conversions. The argument that missionaries are offering the poor inducements to convert their religion is not reason enough to ban religious conversion. But this is an issue for Indian citizens to debate, not for the Pope to comment upon. This is not the first time that a Pope is giving India unsolicited advice on conversion. In 1999, Pope John Paul II told India that religious conversion was a human right and it would be unconstitutional for the country to ban it.

There is also the question of diplomatic propriety. As head of state of the Vatican City, it was improper of the Pope to make comments that interfere in another country’s internal affairs.

(source: Pope should not interfere in another country’s affairs - - edit page).  Also refer to Christmas’ pagan origins - By Kelly Wittmann Texas Review December 21, 2006 East). Refer to Chávez to the pope: Butt out of our politics and get your historical facts straight!

Decoding The Pope  
what is mine is mine, what is yours should be free for evangelisation?

In this age of clashing civilisations and rattling religions, Pope Benedict's message is clear: what is mine is mine, what is yours should be free for evangelisation. Asia is the fertile ground for harvesting new souls, and Indian clergy has his backing.

In this age of clashing civilisations and rattling religions, the Pope is slowly but surely drawing lines. He is guarding his shrinking flock of Catholics, fighting against secularisation and falling birth rates in Europe, surveying Asia as fertile ground for new recruits, sternly watching any dilution of the church’s conservative creed and putting other religions in their place, as it were. The highly controversial directive declared that Christ is the only saviour of mankind, thereby shutting the lid on romancing with other religions. The inter-religious dialogue, which liberals in all religions believe is necessary for peaceful co-existence, was essentially deemed a dialogue of unequals where the Catholic church was superior..

In short, all other roads to Nirvana were blocked except that guarded by the pope.

Behind Dominus Iesus was a fear that Hinduism and Buddhism were proving too attractive to many westerners tired of the consumerist culture and hankering for spiritual solace. The church saw the secularism already rampant in Europe as a perfect fit with the philosophical dexterity of Hinduism. It feared contamination.

(source: Decoding The Pope -  

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