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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
The people of North India also need not take this north/south division as something fundamental. It is not a racial difference that makes the skin of south Indians darker but merely the effect of climate. Any racial group living in the tropics for some centuries or millennia would eventually turn dark. 

And whatever color a person's skin may be has nothing to do with their true nature according to the Vedas that see the same Self or Atman in all. 

Nor is it necessary to turn various Vedic Gods into Dravidian Gods to give the Dravidians equality with the so called Aryans in terms of the numbers or antiquity of their Gods. This only gives credence to what is a superficial distinction in the first place. What is necessary is to assert what is truly Aryan in the culture of India, North or South, which is high on spiritual values in character and action. These occur not only in the Vedas but also the Agamas and other scriptures of the greater tradition. 

The Aryans and Dravidians are part of the same culture and we need not speak of them as separate. Dividing them and placing them at odds with each other serves the interests of neither but only damages their common culture (which is what those who propound these ideas are often seeking). It is time, therefore, to look beyond the Aryan-Dravidian difference, which is much smaller than believed, and look to the greater commonality of Hindu culture. 

 

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