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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
The liberal Sufis have been perhaps the most important spiritual tradition in the greater Western world. They have been the main caretakers of the older mystical traditions of the Western world and for the West to awaken spiritually it must rediscover this tradition. Yet the orientation, methodology and goal of the Sufis, particularly orthodox Sufis, is different from yogic approaches, and from the yogic perspective it would appear that the ultimate goal of Self-realization is not understood by many Sufis.

While some Sufis appear to have tried to spiritualize Islam, linking it up with other religions and older forms of mysticism in order to move it away from its militant and fundamentalist orthodoxy, it appears more often that orthodox Islam succeeded in either silencing the Sufis or turning them into its own instruments of conversion. Sometimes yogic like spiritual attainments were attainments were attributed to Sufis as propaganda to promote conversion to Islam. 

Sufis were portrayed as yogis in India to make Islam appear attractive to Hindus, not because the Sufis had achieved such inner realization or were even seeking it. Often the grave of a Sufi was placed on a Hindu temple and the power of the place was attributed to the Sufi in order to convert Hindus. Such manufactured saints were really militant people, glorified afterwards in stories for propaganda purposes.

 

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