Dirty Goddess

How to Choke Your God with "Devotion"
How to Choke Your God with “Devotion”

Whenever I teach a course on the “Wisdom Traditions” (World Religions) I’m reminded of the ways We Pollute Our Gods and, it must be said, Our Gods Pollute Us.

The Story of Religion is a Human Story and the story has a profound impact on the environment.  Sometimes, it’s graphic:

Take Ganga Ji. . .the Dirty Goddess of the Ganges

There are some working to clean it up.  What they may need is a John Muir of India reminding them of the Real Divinity of a River (hint:  it’s not about the Super-Natural)

Another title for this:  To Assassinate God. . .or maybe, When Your Goddess Commits Sewer-cide

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