The West's Role in Religious Resurgence

We continue our series of Gurudeva's answers to questions posed by the editor of Jain Spirit magazine in England. Today Gurudeva focuses upon his views on the working together of Church and State, and the unique role that the West has to play in the ever-expanding Eastern faiths, not Hinduism alone.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Life is meant to be lived joyously. There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.