Ocober 11, 1999. What is the measure of "holiness"? Different traditions seem to have different standards.
Most of the measures I will discuss can be seen as variations on obedience. There is some Supreme Authority, and holiness consists of obedience to this authority; hence "holier than thou" directly means "more obedient than thou". But the variations can be significant.
I first learned about spirituality from Ananda Marga (a sect… Continue