Then & now

If Jesus Christ had celebrated his last supper in Kerala, he would have had par boiled rice, a portion of beef fry, kaalan (a curd based dish in coconut paste), a beans thorran (beans with grated coconut) and kadala (Bengal gram) curry. Or if that is too much food on the plate, let’s say he had dosa and sambar. Then his followers around the world would be tasting dosa and sambar as his body and blood instead of bread and wine during transubstantiation.

It is that simple a logic. He was at a particular place that followed a particular food habit. Same with all the rules in a religious text. Why follow and take up these vestiges in times that have moved far beyond those when they were made, and in places where they have no connect. 

Advertisements

Published by

pinnish!

An Aquarius Woman

8 thoughts on “Then & now”

  1. Again this is true.. and the biggest issue in religion. Because it does not move with time.

    When it comes to religion we have to put our mind in those times and then tall of religion. Which is really absurd I feel..

    Like

    1. People need to read to have open minds! But does genuinely want to step out of their cosy comfort zone, read widely and wildly, get into trouble knowing what they have known until then is ancient? Don’t know how many will rock the boat!

      Like

Your turn..

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s