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Have you ever heard the saying, “sometimes the answer to a question is a question itself”. 

So to answer your question – “Is manifestation a sin?”,here are some questions for you. Think a bit about them, understand them and then you might even find the answer to your question yourself.

Firstly, do you really know,

What is Manifestation?

If you are looking for an exact textbook definition then the Merriam-Webster defines it as “to make evident or certain by showing or displaying”.

Not much help eh? 

Understand this, as we as a race evolve, we adapt and redefine the meanings of things to suit them to our time. For instance, a workplace was defined as a physical location where you’d go and work but, in this new digital era, it is anywhere with a laptop and Wi-fi and maybe even a coffee, cold coffee!

The point being, manifestation had a different meaning back then, today it refers to the practice of turning a desire, a dream into reality through focused thinking, visualization, and undiluted intention.

This brings us to our next question,

Does manifestation work? 

Does manifesting really work?

The answer to this is even simpler than passing time, it does not work if this is your routine: 100% of thinking + visualizing + intending but, 0-10% of actually working for the dream.

But, if you are doing this: 100% of working for the dream and an extra 20% of thinking + visualizing + intending, trust me, glory will be yours.

Now that you have got a basic idea of what manifestation is, it’s time to answer your question:

Is manifestation a sin?

So far, we do have an idea that in layman terms manifestation is just basically “desiring for a dream to become reality.”

So, answer me this: “Is desiring your dream to become real, a sin?”

No, it’s a basic human driving force, the desire to be something, to have something, to win or achieve something. Isn’t that the purpose of our lives?

So, how come desiring to become someone a sin?

Let me ask you one more thing:

Are you a religious person?

Let’s see what religion preaches about manifestation: 

In Christianity, manifestation beliefs are generally viewed as somehow conflicting with biblical teachings. The idea that humans can attract desired experiences through positive thoughts and mental focus alone could be seen as denying God’s sovereignty and promoting self-reliance over reliance on God’s will.

However, some aspects like positive thinking, gratitude, and faith in receiving good things from God could be acceptable from a Christian perspective, as long as God remains the central focus and source rather than purely one’s own mental powers.

In Hinduism/Buddhism:

Some aspects of manifestation align with the teachings of creating one’s reality through positive thoughts/intentions (e.g. Law of Attraction). However, philosophies like non-attachment and non-egoic desire could conflict with manifestation’s focus on attracting material wants/possessions through mental force.

In Islam: 

Islamic teachings emphasize complete submission and surrender to Allah’s will. The idea of using one’s own thoughts/intentions to manifest desired outcomes could be seen as against core Islamic principles of surrendering to Allah.

In Judaism:

While Kabbalah and some mystical Jewish traditions discuss positive visualization, mainstream Judaism focuses on following divine commandments. 

In Sikhism:

Some tenets of positive thinking align with the Sikh focus on cultivating an enlightened mindset. However, manifestation’s potential materialistic leanings could clash with Sikh ideals of detachment from desires and focus on spiritual liberation.

Look, religion is and will be always all full of contradictions, so rather than confusing ourselves in the religious preachings,

Believe in yourself, believe in God but not in religion because the more time you spend seeking validation from religion for desiring something, the more you delay achieving it.

At the end of the day, 

Manifestation is all about aligning your thoughts, beliefs, and actions towards achieving your dreams and desires. It’s not about blindly wishing for things to happen, but also about cultivating a mindset focused on growth, hard work, and faith in yourself and the universe.

While different religions may have varying perspectives on manifestation, the core principle remains the same – to live with intention, purpose, and a drive to create the life you envision for yourself. 
So, instead of getting caught up in the debate of whether manifestation is a sin or not, focus your energy on nurturing your dreams, taking consistent action, and trusting that the universe will conspire to support you when your intentions are pure and your efforts are steadfast. Use manifestation methods as tools for self-belief and personal growth, and let your efforts & dreams guide you towards a life of fulfillment and abundance.

Brain Behind The Words

Kabir Dutt


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