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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

Racial Theories

The nineteenth century was the era of European imperialism. Many Europeans believed that they belonged to a superior race and that their religion. Christianity, was a superior religion compared to which all other religions were barbaric, particularly a religion like Hinduism which used many idols. 

The Europeans felt that it was their duty to covert non-Christians, sometimes even it required intimidation, force or bribery (we might add that this mentality and its effects are still in operation in a number of missionary efforts in India today). They saw non-Christians like children who had to be disciplined in order to become really civilized (that is, to become like the Europeans).

European thinkers of the era were dominated by a racial theory of man, which was interpreted primarily in terms of color.

They saw themselves as belonging to a superior "white" or Caucasian race. They had enslaved the Negroid or "black" race. As Hindus were also dark or "colored", they were similarly deemed inferior. 

The British thus, not surprisingly, looked upon the culture of India in a similar way as having been a land of a lighter-skinned or Aryan race (the North Indians), ruling a dark or Dravidian race (the South Indians).

 

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