The central building of the Project Kirpal Sagar bears four symbols, representative of the four types of sacred buildings found in all religious traditions: models of a Gurdawara, a Hindu Temple, a Mosque, and a Church connected in one line. Their respective shapes symbolically refer to the human body. These Symbols were inaugurated on 10 December 2007. 

Human body, the true temple of God

The Holy Scriptures call the human body a 'True Temple of God' and invite to 'tap inside'. Sages and Prophets, Saints and Masters attained their knowledge by entering inside.

All religions agree that life, love and light are the essential attributes of the divinity, which is One. One and the same creative principle enlivens all creation, expressing itself in form of the inner light and sound. Absorbing therein, the soul finally becomes one with God. This is the unity of man experienced on the level of soul or consciousness, which can be realised inside irrespective of the outer religion one belongs to.

"The archers are many, but the target is one"

After the great teachers of humanity had left the scene, the outer religions and formations came into being with the purpose to keep their teachings alive. God made man and man made religions.

No new religion

In view of the outer diversity of the religions we cannot even dream of moulding them into one. But looking back to their origin, we can recognise their underlying unity and benefit from the values that have been preserved by them.

In all places of worship there are symbolic representations of the inner light in form of candles and oil lamps, and symbols of the inner sound in various forms. 

  • Christian Churches or Cathedrals can be either in form of a dome, modelled on the human head, or have belfries resembling the ascending human nose, above which inside a bell-like sound is heard when the soul concentrates at the still point behind and between the two eyebrows. Before the commencement of the church service always the bells are rung.
  • The Buddhist monasteries are dome-shaped and are always embellished with two drums: one on the right and the other on the left.
  • Hindu Temples have a dome-like shape with a big bell in the centre of the dome, and before one enters the Temple for worship he first strikes the bell hanging over the doorway.
  • Sikh temples (Gurdawaras) are also dome-shaped, and while previously either a conch was blown or a gong was struck, this has now been replaced by playing a big drum (Nagara).
  • The curvature of the Mosques resembles the human forehead, and from the minaret high above the voice of the Muezzin resounds.

The scriptures of all religions contain references to the ringing sound of bells or the blowing of horns and conches. This signifies the first experience of the soul as it rises above body consciousness and enters the temple of the Most High, the way to which begins from the root of the nose behind the two eyebrows. 

Kabir says:

For ages past I have been Thy devotee;
how can I now be separated? The
harmony playing at Thy door becomes
manifest in my forehead.

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