Faith based on vision v. fanaticism

Since faith and fanaticism, imagination and fancy, vision and superstition are so much intermingled in the history of religions, it is no wonder that those who, through lack of spiritual discrimination, cannot see the difference between faith based on vision and fear based on superstition may be bound by a merely external religion or condemn all religion.

Juan Mascaró (Introduction to The Upanishads)

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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