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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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INDIA AND THE CONCEPT OF NATION-STATE
The problem appears to be more an Islamic problem than an Indian one. It goes back to the Islamic rejection of the division of religion and state and the Islamic division of humanity into the rule of Islam (which is thought to be the will of God) and the rule of non-Islam (which is regarded as unholy and to be replaced by the rule of Islam).

India has not yet gone through a nationalistic phase like modern Europe. It has not had a period like modern Europe wherein the different states within India functioned as different countries or regarded themselves as different nations. Foreign rulership helped prevent this from occurring, but a tendency to ward it still remains. Part of the fragmentation in modern India has occurred because parts of the country, like Tamil Nadu for example, are trying to undergo a nationalistic phase. It is easy to observe from Europe that such small nation-states wreak havoc upon a subcontinent and if India were to divide into them it would have similar wars, genocides, and relocations of populations followed by a longer term seeking for reunification along economic lines as has been the case with Europe. Hopefully India will not have to go through the European style nationalistic phase, and the results if it did would be disastrous.

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