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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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THE ARYAN-DRAVIDIAN DIVIDE

Aryan and Dravidian Races

The idea of Aryan and Dravidians races is the product of an unscientific culturally biased form of thinking that saw race in terms of color. There are, scientifically speaking, no such things as Aryan or Dravidian races. The three primary races are the Caucasian, the Mongolian and the Negroid.

Both the Aryans and Dravidians are related branches of the Caucasian race, generally placed in the same Mediterranean subbranch. The difference between the so-called Aryans of the north and Dravidians of the south is a difference in skin color, but this is not a racial division. 

Biologically both the North and South Indians are of the same Caucasian race, only when closer to the equator the skin becomes darker, and under the influence of constant heat the bodily frame tends to become a little smaller. 

While we can speak of some ethnic differences between North and South Indian peoples, they are only secondary.

For example, if we take a typical person from Punjab, an other from Maharashtra, and a third from Tamil Nadu we will find that the Maharashtrians generally fall in between the other two in terms of build and skin color. We see a gradual shift of characteristics form north to south, but no real different race. 

 

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