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spiritual understanding. Oriental religions and more particularly Hinduism express such translucence. This is where religion becomes what it is intended to be. Such translucence can be observed in Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism and to some extent in Sufism in Islam too.
We are in throes of a new era as Dr.K.C.Varadachari put it. We are going through a transition. That means we are seeing symptoms of the death of the old order. And we are witnessing the symptoms of the birth of the new Era. And so if we look at things in terms of what we are used to, we have some bad news. The economic structure we have is entirely based in the idea of something missing, or lacking. God has given us all abundance but we feel the lack and that is due to the muck that we have acquired from the past. It is a truth that requires a thorough comprehension that advertising only works with people who feel their life is missing something. In such a mind set it is easy to persuade others that they can feel better with their latest

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