|From the unreal, lead me to the Real
From darkness, lead me to Light
From death, lead me to Eternal Life
— Brihad Upanishad 1.3.28
Real = Godly
darkness = worldly
Light = Godly (John 8.12)
death = worldly
Eternal Life = Godly (John 6.47)
|Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying I am the Light of the world: He that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the Light of Life.
— John 8.12
|Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath Everlasting Life.
— John 6.47
|God has created different religions to suit different aspirants, lives, and countries — all doctrines are only so many paths; but a path is by no means God, Himself. Indeed, one can reach God if one follows any of the paths with wholehearted devotion.
— Sri Ramakrisha