The True Self is the origin of mankind. Thoughts and behaviors give rise to civilizations. Civilizations are the roots of religions.
The purpose of religions
is to teach mankind
the way to return to his origin.
Since humans had become so corrupt, God descended the Saints of the five great religions to different parts of the world to preach the Truth. However, the five great religions emphasize on different aspects of the Truth. For example, Continue reading “Introduction X: The Unification of the Five Great Religions”
The mutual interactions between mankind and other substances or beings will create a force that determines the fate, and this force is called karma.
What a person does, says, and thinks
the karma force of actions,
the karma force of words, and
the karma force of thoughts,
These karma forces will induce suffering or happiness to others. The reactions of the others due to these karma forces will recoil back upon oneself and will be one’s own suffering or happiness. Continue reading “18. Does the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth exist?”
For every action or cause,
there are reactions or effects.
This is a universal law.
The existence of all substances and beings in the cosmos is a product of causes and effects or karma.
By the same reasoning, the extinction and separation of all substances and beings occur when the effects and the causes vanish. Continue reading “17. What is karma?”
Karma is the
natural law of the universe
and can be proved by the natural phenomena in the cosmos. It arouses mankind to the fact that God is just. Continue reading “Introduction V: Karma and the Cycle of Birth, Death, and Rebirth”
The shapeless and formless Tao brings about various elements and spiritual energy. These elements and spiritual energy combine to form living cells. Cells then proliferate into living entities.
Because of the differences in the combination of elements and the intensity of spiritual energy, each living entity is unique. The intensity of the spiritual energy given to a species determines its class. Continue reading “3. The relationship between Tao and mankind”