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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 UNITY OF THE VEDIC AND SHAIVITE RELIGIONS
If we look to the original meaning of Aryan, which is pure or noble, calling Shiva unaryan merely refers to his fierce or terrible traits like his matted hair, his garland of snakes, and his retinue of ghosts. 

Shiva is not the form of God who represents ideal or noble traits, which is usually the role of Vishnu, but the form of God who represents transcendence of all dualities. Yet Indra is also to be viewed in this same light. 

Indra and Shiva share yet many other traits. Indra and Shiva are both called the dancer and are associated with music and song. The letter of the Sanskrit alphabet come forth from Shiva's drum. Indra in the Vedas is called the bull  of the chants, and all songs go to him like rivers to the sea. Shiva is identified in Tantric though with the vowels of the alphabet.

 

 

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