How 5* Gurus are doing more damage than good

A myth-busting thread from a white Hindu

Many Indian Hindus don’t realise excuses they give for 5* Gurus saying things like “Yog is not Hindu” is borne out of colonial education system

I show how illogical these excuses are

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Claim1: Saying Yoga is not religious or Hindu is only way to attract westerners

No! Westerners like strength, clarity, labels. I feel proud when I tell other westerners I’m Hindu. They respect me and it drives their curiosity

They’d snigger if I said I’m into “mysticism”

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When speaking English, it’s dangerous to say Yog isn’t Hindu

Imagine I’m harassed for doing Pranayam in a park. The courts hear 5* Gurus saying Pranayam isn’t Hindu. Then Pranayam isn’t a protected characteristic and no crime has taken place!

That’s Hindu cultural genocide

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Claim2: Westerners aren’t interested in Shaastras

No! I’m well-connected with westerners who proudly say they’ve converted to Hinduism. Most of us were attracted because of the Shaastras

For me, it was the focus of the Shaastras on Dharma - fighting for righteousness

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Denying westerners the Shaastras and focusing only on Asanas, Pranayam means they only experience physical&mental benefits

Result is all they “know” about Hinduism it's caste system

And as long as they have a Yoga mat under their arm, they'll tolerate India for a few weeks

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Claim3: Hindu Gurus speaking about Jesus, Quran helps convert Xians/Muslims to Hinduism

No! NOTHING is more off-putting than hearing Neo-Gurus praise other religions. When you're seeking an alternative to Xianity/Islam, the last thing you want to hear about is Jesus/Quran!

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Praising Jesus/Quran aids conversion of Hindus to Xianity/Islam!

My research found that when Neo-Gurus celebrate Xmas, say Mahashivratri is not Hindu etc., their social media comments are bombarded by Xians&Muslims using it as an opportunity to preach from Bible/Quran!

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It’s because of this nonsense that I have “Hindu” in-law family who say their Ishta Dev is baby Jesus! Hindu Dharma has so many Devas, Devis, Rishis, Acharyas. Aren’t they good enough? Why praise people who believed Moorti worship, reincarnation etc will send you to hell?

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Why is it so important to attract westerners, Xians, Muslims in the first place? Is it worth alienating 1.3bn Hindus from Sanatan Dharma, watering down their beliefs, losing them to Abrahamic faiths in order to attract white skin and Abrahamics? Aren’t Hindus good enough?

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Claim4: Watering down Hinduism is only way to appeal to dhimmified Hindus

No! Watering down Hindu Dharma causes dhimmification! When Neo-Gurus post about Xmas 5 times, Dhimmies will expect them to post about it 6 times next year. And they will!

Incremental dhimmification

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I admire 5*Gurus for how accessible their materials are, how organized & professional their events are

But I love Sanatana Dharma and Bharat. I worry about its survival too much not to speak out when their strategies cause damage.

5* Gurus, pls take corrective action 🙏

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