Similarities Throughout Religions
(Same Message different Words)
In Hindu, "Shiva" is the witness, consciousness, vibration (Ma/heshv/ar the remover of death).
In Christianity: "Holy Spirit" (Pentecosts call Evening Messenger),
In Judaism:The Eternal Davidic Kingdom and Moshiach are symbolized by the Moon & the Might of Night and the Tanach states his name will be in the city of YeruShalem, the city dedicated to 'Shalem'=the Evening Star.
El means God in Judaism, which explains the creator as a formless Power & Source of Life.
The Semitic language Arabic "ILAH"=God & is the base of the name which became Allah, also refering to the Source of Life which they similarly call it Reality in the Koran 31:30.
So Both faiths See EL or AL (by Different cultural vowels) for the
same source power of Life which is a reality way of explaining The Creator.
Both therefore worship the same finite expression of One Creator without man placed Psuedo gods over him, the only difference is their cultural paths to following this process & principles of Life or at least the wording used for the same concepts is different.
*But what they both don't realize or haven't recognized is that LA & HaSheva is mentioned in the Siddur, sung as the Redeemer for Moses Parting the Red Sea and also for this time to come. Which is why at the end of Prince of Egypt when they were liberated, you hear them sing praises to the redeemer HaSheva and why probably the Arabic woman call out to
the Night with their La-la-la-la-la-la-la, which is much like the Hebrew song la-la/la/la-la la which also can be recognized and heard in the Prince of Egypt sung by the Midianites.
LA sometimes shortened and derived from "Laylah"='Night' in Hebrew and in Arabic-Laila=Night sometimes also known as AL. This symbolism and shared recognition of the messenger of G-d, could be a start of reconciliation between the two semitic faiths. In fact it could bring both faiths together in respect and understanding if their hearts allowed it.*
In a 7th century icon of the archangel Michael has a third eye on his forhead, similar to Hindu custom dot as a third eye. This eye could mean not only the insight like a third eye, but also having
'the eye' (Holy Temple) always at mind, especially since the Taj Mahal is liken to keeping that focus on the Temple in 'Heaven'('future to come')-the Mikdash in YeruShalem.
The Hindu “Yantra” Portrays a Star of David in the center of a flower with eight pedals, the same number of points of Light in the Hebrew Messiah, and where the Arch(Messiah) and his seven angels(messengers)=8, & were always symbolized by the same 8 pedal rossette.
In Kabbalah Judaism, the power of the moon, is the symbol of King David (upon seeing the new moon we say, "David the king of Israel is alive forever").
Similar is The Story told from the Bushmen in Africa who have a lore about the Hare and the Moon where the Moon represents eternity (as the eternal one).
Ironically in their lore, this “Bunny” (like the symbol for the Babylon Easter), is the spoiler or tempest who ruins their chance at eternal life, much like Satan in the Genesis story.
Also the scrolls and scripture revealed the one from Heaven with Visions of the Future, as a man Named "NIGHT". Which is why some parts of the bible talk about Night Visions (Dan 7:13)& Visions of the Night (Genesis 15.1 & 46:2) or talks about the NIGHT seasons in Psalm 16:7-11 and Being brought into service of the Lord BY Night in Psa 134:1-3. Clearly is the mention of the thousand years in the watch of the NIGHT (Psalm 90:4) & we see his nemesis Satan the theif claim in
(1 Thessalonians 5:2) & (2 Peter 3:1) That he comes as a thief in the Night.
In fact; The Moon in the Talmudic tradition represents the Messiah.
Same in Hinduism; Shiva is also known as Mahesha or Ma/heshv/ar, the great Lord, “conqueror of death”, who's symbolized by the crescent moon (NIGHT).
In the Islamic Faith the Laylat al-Qadr (the Night Of Power) is what the holy holiday of Rammadan is all about. Jerusalem is Known as the Al-Isra' (NIGHT Journey) & Ascension.
"al-Mahdi (Messiah) is from our Ahlul-Bayt, no doubt Allah will enforce his appearance within a NIGHT."
(Reference: Sunan Ibn Majah, v2, p269)
Koran: Sura:36:37. “And a sign for them is the “Night”(Archangel Michael), which will strip the “Day” (Sun God Baal /Satan or Morning Star known as Lucifer)”.
We all know the crescent moon and Star as the NIGHT , is the symbol for Islam and Rammadan.
Father Abraham (Ibrahim)was a Jew and father of the three great Religions.
Noah’s sons Shem, Ham, etc all seperated to inhabit different lands, yet they still are blood relatives which the major faiths still have a common bond.
Qur’an 35:15: “O You People, You Are The One Who Need God,
While God Needs No One. He Is Worthy Of All
Same as God being strickly bestowing and our being receiving, taught in Kabbalah teachings.
BIBLE: "For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh
day He RESTED, and was REFRESHED" Exo. 31:17
QUR'AN: "We have created the heavens and the earth, and everything between
them in six days, and no fatigue touched us." Qur'an 50:38
BIBLE:Micah [4:5] “He will stand up and lead with the strength of HASHEM, with the majesty of the Name of HASHEM his G-d. They will settle [in peace], for at that time he will be great to the ends of the earth.” (The only one carrying the name of his God Hashem is Archangel Michael who is “at the throne of God.”)
Interestingly the Muslims also believe this; (Tirmidhi) That Imam Mahdi would have the name of their God in him, & Laila (NIGHT) is the bases and representative of Allah.
Similar is: EXODUS 23:20 " Behold, I send an Angel
before you to keep you in the way and to bring you into the place which I have prepared. 21 Beware of Him and obey His voice; do not provoke Him, for He will not pardon your transgressions; for MY NAME IS IN HIM. (Michael- meaning "who is as God", has the name, in more ways then one.)
Similar verse about transgressors;
'And transgress not the limits.
Truly, Allah likes not the transgressors'.
Genesis 6:6 And the LORD repented that he had made man on the
earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
QUR'AN: [6:59] "With Him (God) are the keys to all secrets; none knows
them except He. He knows everything on land and in the sea. Not a leaf
falls without His knowledge. Nor is there a grain in the depths of the
soil. Nor is there anything wet or dry, that is not recorded in a profound
BIBLE: "With the pure you show yourself pure and with the crooked you
show yourself perverse" 2Samuel 22:27
QUR’AN: "O you who believe stand out firmly for justice as witnesses to God
even as against yourselves or your parents or your kin." Qur'an 4:135
BIBLE: "And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which
the son of man had built. And the Lord said, 'Behold, they are one people,
and they have all one language; and this is only the beginning of what they
can do; and nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them.
Come, let us go down; and there confuse their language, that they may not
understand one another's speech. So the Lord scattered them abroad from
there over the face of the earth, and they left off building the city.
Therefore its name was called bable, because there the Lord confused the
language of all the earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad
over the face of all the earth." Genesis 11:5-9.
QUR'AN: [49:13] "O people, we created you from the same male and
female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may
recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of GOD is the most
righteous. GOD is Omniscient, Cognizant. "
BIBLE: "We conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of
the law." Roman 3:28
QUR'AN: "Do men think that they will be left alone on saying we believe and
they will not be tested? But, we did test those before them and God will
certainly know those who are true from those who are false." Qur'an 29:1
Mat 7:26 But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.
Mat 7:27 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash."
Thinking you are building a righteous road, you might be leading us astray like in
the parable of those who take protectors other than God is that of the
spider who builds for itself a house; but truly the flimsiest of houses
is the spider's house--if they only knew!
Islam. Qur'an 29.41
BIBLE: "And the Lord said, Go ye after him through the city, and
smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity:
9:6 Slay utterly old [and] young, both maids, and little children, and
women: but come not near any man upon whom [is] the mark; and begin at my
sanctuary. Then they began at the elderly men who [were] before the house.
9:7 And he said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with
the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city. Ezek.
Qur'an [60:8] "GOD does not enjoin you from befriending those who do
not fight you because of religion, and do not evict you from your homes.
You may befriend them and be equitable towards them. GOD loves the
"If they withdraw from you and fight you not, but (instead) send you
(guarantees of) peace, then God alloweth no way for you (to war against
"If the enemy incline towards peace, do thou (also) incline towards peace,
and trust in God" (8:61).
Pride in ones traditions & group
Problems in Life stem from treating others by mere perceptions of them through initial contact. For instance we might like or hate someone just by subconciously recalling their likeness, to someone in which we had a good or bad experience with, or we see them categorized and stigmatized by their group adhesion. This is causing people to treat others, not by who they are, but by what our concious assumes about them through these triggers in thought. This sadly is why sometimes a label is more important than the heart and soul of a person.
We end up acting out of pride, predjudice, and fear, and not the love of brotherhood we all learned through our faiths. In short we are not Christians, Jews and Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists, and Wiccas. We are heart and soul brothers in this race to survive ,The Good in all and bad in all, one affecting the other. Labels are just a way of accepting your own and the hell with the rest. Like a sports team who's name is proud and anyone without that name is the rival. With these walls we end up rejecting anything good and logical coming from the contributions of another group all because we didn't put it in words as graciously or think of it. All because of our pride and predjudice we then miss out on the value, thus we spite ourselfs. We go against the words, and God's Plans. To the extreme we cause wars over it. You see all words are as good as the reader and his intention and perception as everyone comes up with their own twist and not necessarily the message intended as it was written....proving literal interpretation as severely harmful, People may at the same time be encouraged and nourished by some things that are true but unknowingly accept error along with it. Unfortunately, sometimes even a small amount of error may be dangerous. Just as dangerous as not realizing that perceptions are tainted by what we sense we feel and not what we know.
If this taught you anything then please share it with those you love in life
-MICHAEL- (the man called "NIGHT")
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