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Arise Arjuna Hinduism And The Modern World
Index of Arjuna

Preface

Arise Arjuna Hinduism In Crisis
Misrepresen- tations Of Hinduism

Hindu Funda- mentalism

Leftist Scholarship In India India And The Concept Of Nation-State
Religious Persecution In Pakistan Taking Offense In At Once...
Vedanta Unity And Universality... Practical Vedanta...
The Unity Of Religion... Swami Rama Tirtha On Islam
A Comment On Ram... Yogic Spirituality And Islam
India And Hinduism... The Aryan Invasion Of India
The Aryan-Dravidian Divide The Unity Of The Vedic...
The Ancestry Of Ravana East And West...
The Value Of Hindu... An American Discovers...
Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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EAST AND WEST, WHERE IS THE BOUNDARY?
Moreover, oriental mysticism is not necessarily unscientific or irrational. It is part of an entire science of Yoga that is laid out as systematically as any modern science. Hindu and Buddhist spiritual teachings are not filled with dogma and superstition, but with various methods of inquiry and experiments in consciousness.

This has attracted many Westerners to them, not in denial of rationally, but often as an extension of it to a spiritual level. Hence the Oriental and the Pagan is the mother not only of mysticism but of science and philosophy. What later Western religions brought was mainly dogma and fundamentalisms, not any internal science of mysticism or any external physical science. 

Therefore to say that scientific Westerners should not adapt Eastern spirituality does not make any sense. The criticism of Eastern spirituality as being unsuitable for Westerners are more appropriate for Christianity and related religions, which tend to be anti-rational, than for Hinduism and Buddhism, which are rational approaches to the spiritual life.

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