Rahim ek hain"- Ram and Allah are one and the same. Both are equally
divine, equally powerful and equally compassionate. This is Gandhiji's slogan
used for the unification of two opposing claims, externally appearing divergent but basically one only. This is neither a new fangled
theory nor the sole
property of one individual. This was pronounced as back as in Dwapara yuga by
Jagadguru Sri Krishna. The canvas of the probhoda covered even one and left none
in the lurch. Categorically he ruled out differences existing among people. He
went further and proclaimed by whatever name one calls and worships the highest
God. it reaches him and he will assure deliverance to him -without second
thoughts, and he dispatches succor posthaste.
are numerous commentaries and explanations to this universally accepted and
perpetually yearned for truth. Not only it is embodied in the Hindu scriptures.
but it is found in every authoritative spiritual book guiding people and uniting
them to form into a single entity. All religions, if studied without colour
glasses embody the same truth. Are not all the people irrespective of the place
of dwelling created by that one Almighty Providence?' Has not he lifted those
who took refuge in Him? Where are the instances of that supreme disowning or
letting down the devout? Devotion removed affliction when exhibited in church or
mosque, mandir or gurudwara. Regardless of the name used, the sokarthi was
lifted. Jesus or Mohammad, Nanak or Naravana hastened to the scene of distress
and showered bliss.