A Quote by Huston Smith on loving kindness, mysteries, religion, religious experiences, and solace

A religion made up solely of heightened religious experiences would not be a religion at all. ...The major religious traditions address the mysteries (with or without entheogens), but they have other business to do: widen understanding, give meaning, provide solace, promote loving-kindness, and connect human being to human being.

Huston Smith

Source: Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography

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