Every religion has many inherent qualities and that is why people get attracted to it. But with passage of time, the greed of power and wealth of the keepers of the religion starts distorting the religion and it has happened in every religion and it creates revolt. First such instance was probably Buddhism. After that Hinduism had no revolt but reforms. But many wrong practices continue. Islam and Buddhism got divided into many sects. Christianity created Protestants. But during its birth there were unprecedented violence, killings and bloodshed, which did not happen with other religions. Why
Then sometimes, value systems clash, as Islam in the Middle East will NEVER permit mysticism whereas say- a Central Asian / Samarkadi (in Indian term) ----mysticists are a central part of HISTORY and CULTURE as they were BEARERS OF HISTORY. IF a power Egyptian / Mid Eastern Caliph's tried to say- forcefully remove, Kara Kum folk would respond by WRECKING the silk road commerce route by raiding them to no limits.
In Central Asia, u haf Dervcezci who smoke hash & keep eatin' shroom till they die but they also ber a good record of folklore, history, dance, entertainment, cosmic tales, spook campfire stories while dancing etc. all in 1 box. Kara Kum men - almost 95%+ Raiders (proud 2 b their ...more