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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
Only one basic and universal teaching can be found in India from early ancient times and characterized the essence of the tradition. Vedic deities like Indra, Agni, Soma and Rudra are as freely identified with each other as are Puranic deities like Shiva, Vishnu and Devi (the Goddess). It shows no real understanding or appreciation of the tradition or of any of these deities to make them opposed to one another or to try to make one into the only true deity. 

The Hindu approach has always allowed devotees to regard their form of the Divine as the supreme-whether Shiva, Vishnu, Devi or anything else. Yet at the same time it insists that devotees of one form allow devotees of another form to have the same freedom of view. The idea that there is only one God and his true name is Shiva, Vishnu, Allah, Christ or anything else, reflects exclusivist patterns of though imported from non-Hindu religious beliefs and should not be applied to the Hindu tradition.

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