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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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YOGIC SPIRITUALITY AND ISLAM
A number of those who proclaim that all religions are one like to carry this principle further and make the founders of all religions into Divine incarnations (avatars). They would equate such figures as Krishna, Buddha, Christ, Mohammed, and Moses as if there were no fundamental difference between them and their teachings.  Such people are generally influenced by yogic spirituality that perceives a unity of Truth behind all religions and regards religion as a means to Self-realization or union with God.  They would see a common yogic spiritual experience behind all religions and proclaim that the founders of all important religious movements were great yogis and Self-realized sages as if that were the only model of religion possible. 

They may lump together belief-oriented religions-like Christianity and Islam-along with meditation traditions-like Hinduism and Buddhism-which can be very different, and leave out religious traditions that have no organized approach like Native American and African traditions. To explain the evident differences between yogic spirituality and other religions, they propose that the teachings of the founders of the religions-like Christ or Mohammed-were misinterpreted and that what was originally a path to God-realization based on a yogic model in time became reduced to a dogma, church or ritual by followers who lost track of the internal dimension of the teaching.

They would claim the same for Hinduism to explain the difference between its yogic and ritualistic approaches.  There are clearly common factors between all religions, particularly ethical principles of leading a good life, though there are differences on this level as well. The religious or mystical experience has yet more similarities, though it is not all of the same type either, as the different levels and stages of spiritual growth reveal.  

 

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