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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

North and South Indian Religions

Scholars dominated by the Aryan-Dravidian radical idea have tried to make some Hindu Gods Dravidian (Non-Aryan) and other Hindu Gods Aryan (Vedic), even though there is no such division within Hinduism. 

This is based upon a superficial identification of deities with color, Krishna as black and therefore Dravidian, which we have already shown the incorrectness of (to think that sages or deities were named only after the color of their racial stock). 

In the Mahabharata, Krishna traces his lineage through the Vedic line of the Yadus, a famous Aryan people of the south and west of India, and there are instances as far back as the Rig Veda of seers whose name meant dark (like Krishna Angirasa or Shyava Atreya).

Early investigators thought they saw a Shaivite element in the so-called Dravidian Indus Valley civilization, with the existence of Shiva linga like sacred objects, and seals resembling Shiva. 

However further examination has also found large numbers of Vedic like fire-altars replete with all the traditional offers as found in the Hindus literature known as the Brahmanas, again refuting such simplistic divisions. 

The religion of the Indus (Sarasvati) culture appears to include many Vedic as well as Puranic elements (note also the article on the Unity of the Vedic and Shaivite Religions).

 

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