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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
Much of the following information comes from Ganapati Muni, the chief disciple of the great South Indian guru Ramana Maharshi, who wrote a small treatise in Sanskrit on the identity of Indira and Shiva (Indreshvarabheda Sutra).

Indra means the Lord or ruler, so does Ishvara, an important name for Shiva. In many Vedic hymns the term Indra is used as general term for Lord, just as Ishvara is used in many Puranic hymns. Both Indra and Shiva are lauded as the supreme deity and the ruler of all the other Gods. Shiva is the great God, Mahadeva. Indra is the king of the Gods, Devaraja.

Shiva is the destroyer among the trinity of Puranic deities, which includes Brahma, the Creator, and Vishnu, the Preserver. Indra in the Vedas is a destructive God, a destroyer of obstructions (Vritra, the enemy of Indra, literally means obstruction).

 

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