L. Ron Hubbard acknowledged the Vedas as Scientology’s earliest known ancestor in The Phoenix Lectures.
“And we find Scientology’s earliest certainly known ancestor in the Veda. The Veda is a very interesting work. It is a study of the whereins and whereases and who made it and why..
“It is a religion. It should not be confused as anything else but a religion. And the very word Veda simply means: Lookingness or Knowingness. “
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