All these prescriptions are enough to show how religion has been rendered difficult by sectarian books. This system preached by them obstructs the natural living of an individual. The same attitude may be observed in other religions.
57 – Subsequent to them, We sent Our messengers. We sent Jesus, the son of Mary, and gave him the Gospel, and put into the hearts of his followers compassion and kindness. But they invented monasticism which had not been prescribed for them by Us, except for seeking the pleasure of God. Yet they did not observe it as it should have been rightly observed. 57 The Iron, 27
The sectarians have filled every second of a man with obligations to be performed, giving them a religious character. Yet, many of these obligations they have imposed were quite often not practiced by their fabricators.
286 – God does not burden a soul beyond capacity. 2 The Cow, 286
6 – God desires not to place a burden on you but He wishes to purify you and that He may complete His favor on you, so that you may give thanks. 5 The Feast, 6
8 – We will direct you to the easiest path. 87 The Most High, 8