in Hinduism is that it is not open to any Hindu, whatever be the name and mental image of
the Supreme Being he uses for his devotional exercises, to deny the existence of the God
that others worship. He can raise the name of his choice to that of the highest but he
cannot deny the divinity or the truth of the God of other denominations.
The fervour of his own piety just gives predominance to the name and
form he keeps for his own worship and contemplation, and he treats the others as Gods
deriving divinity therefrom. This reduces all controversy to a devotional technique of
concentration on a particular name and mental form or concrete symbol as representing the
It makes no difference in the content of Vedanta to which
all devotees equally subscribe. Devotees of other Gods who Worship them With
true sincerity really Worship Me, Though not in the regular way Says Sri Kirshna in
the Bhagavad Gita.
Just as all water raining from the Skies goes to the ocean, Worship of all
Gods goes to Kesava explained Bhishmacharya in the