Do dogs have a religion?

street dog lover, a dog's religion
A dog’s religion is love and he strives each day to get this message home.

Do dogs have a religion? For that matter, does any species other than humans have the concept of God? And yet if you think of the worst possible crimes, they have a human culprit.  Dogs neither know religion nor sin.

Whispers and wails
Saffron or green
any colour you say
deity or demon
I fear
not the god
but his men.

Do dogs have a religion?

Stumbled upon this cute little picture from Mexico (courtesy: Yuri Cortez).  The people were lined up along the streets to see the Pope. This little guy thought otherwise 🙂

dog mexico pope parade
Now that’s a religion I could finally subscribe to!

One of the comments read:

Mexico throws parade for this dog, Pope thinks it’s for him.

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Ankita Singh rescued Jimmy from the streets. Jimmy, now 20-months-old, has seen his god. We dogs (and all other animals) don’t have any idols, pious texts or pilgrimages. Kindness we worship, love we hold sacred and friendship we stand by. We don’t need religions which stand for all the above, only to lynch the followers or the detractors.

Charles Bukowski, puts it aptly in the Genius of the Crowd,

There is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity 
in the average human being to supply
any given army on any given day
and the best at murder are those who preach against it and
the best at hate are those who preach love and
the best at war finally are those who preach peace
those who preach god, need god. those who preach peace
do not have peace
those who preach peace do not have love

Life is short, love alone shall suffice.

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Abhishek Joshi

The man who was Peter Pan — aka 'Dog With Blog'. Raconteur, Reader, Backpacker... If I were an element, I'd be radioactive.

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