Common Misconceptions: Real Religion - Not a Belief System?

                                                                  Q. My question is a follow up to an answer in this last digest: "Krishna promises to forgive and deliver all sinful reactions of those who surrender to Him exclusively."

                                                                  Q. Is Krishna Consciousness the only one and superior way to go back home to God?  I ask this for various reasons.  One is that in many instances I have read or heard that Christians don't really believe in God properly. They show up for church on Sundays and turn the switch off Monday through Saturday. I used to think that this saying was so great and that it made complete sense as I grew up in one of those "Christian" families. As I grow and become more aware of the world around me, I find that there are Christians that are very much in love of God and who do live their lives and all aspects of it for God.

                                                                  Q. When we are doing our best to be surrendered, putting our focus on sadhana and devotee relationships, it seems like the next steps in life become apparent and feel right on a deep level.  It is a matter of patience for indications and also a level of purification which comes over time of sadhana bhakti practice.  Also, of course, consulting with superiors on different choices.

                                                                  Is this kind of the process of understanding Krsna's Will in our lives? There is a kind of natural unfoldment of events that feels right - is this Krsna?  It's almost like, if we are doing this, one choice feels very energized and almost glaringly obvious, whereas the others fall off over time.

                                                                  Q. Bhagavad Gita says that if a living entity does not know that Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, his life has no meaning. What I wish to know is what about persons who are from different religions like Muslims, Sikhs or Christians who do not know Krishna as the Supreme, though they are doing their duties faithfully. Are they differently treated by God? How can they attain the supreme planet of Lord Krishna?