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Gospels Plus

Hari OM
'Freedays' are the 'gather our thoughts' days; Q&As; a general review of the week so far…

This week, the sidebar links of interest being brought to your attention are the three referring to Gospels with which you may not be familiar.

The four Gospels which made it into the established New Testament were Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library, however, revealed a number of other such writings. They contained rather more specifically philosophical material and the sort of understanding of the purpose of spirit which those who have studied Vedanta even at basic level will soon appreciate.

Gnosticism is the Judeo-Christian equivalent of Vedanta. There are clear correlations between these lost Gospels and Upanishadic teaching. The most complete and succinct is that of Thomas, which also follows a similar verse prose style as those Sanskrit writings.

If comparative religion and the wider philosophical field appeals to you, then do have a browse through!

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