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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
From this came the idea that what is called Hindu culture was originally Dravidian, and only latter was borrowed by the Aryans who, however, never gave the Dravidians proper credit for it. This idea has been used to turn the people of South India against the people of North India-as if the southerners were a different and maligned race-and has been used to create resentment between them.

Modern Dravidian politicians have unfortunately taken up this European idea and used it for the purposes of Dravidian nationalism, placing the Dravidians against the North Indians or Aryans, and trying to recreate the purity of Dravidian culture by eliminating so-called Aryan influences, like the Vedas, which are regarded as foreign. 

In this process they don't realize that they are only promoting a modern European idea of who they are, not any original heritage. They are basing their Dravidian nationalism not on their own culture or history but on a recent invention of colonial though.

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About The Aryan-Dravidian Divide
The Aryan- Dravidian....Pg1
The Aryan- Dravidian....Pg2
Racial Theories....Pg1
Racial Theories....Pg2
The Racial Interpretation...
The Racial Idea Reached...Pg1
The Racial Idea Reached...Pg2
The Term Aryan
New Evidence On The Indus...
Aryan And Dravidian...Pg1
Aryan And Dravidian...Pg2
North And South Indian...
Aryan And Dravidian...Pg1
Aryan And Dravidian...Pg2
The Dravidians In The...Pg1
The Dravidians In The...Pg2
The Dravidians As ....Pg1
The Dravidians As...Pg2
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