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Arise Arjuna Hinduism And The Modern World
Index of Arjuna


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...
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Books By David Frawley

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 more orthodox Sufis participated in holy wars and led military expeditions in India, Central Asia and Europe. They were not universally mystics, nor was their mysticism always of a non-violent variety. They used force to promote Islam, which they perpetrated against the yogis and monks of India. Many Sufis today have the same opinions. As one Turkish Sufi who spoke recently in America remarked, "Islam has no place for pacifist vegetarians. 

Mohammed fought wars and ate meat."  Even famous medieval Persian Sufi poets like Attar, Omar Khayyam (for example, Rubaiyat 44) and Sanai, in their poems praised the Afghan King Mahmud of Ghazni as the ideal king and Islamic ruler for defeating the dark infidels and smashing their idols. These dark infidels were the Hindus and their great idol was the magnificent Somnath Shiva temple in Gujarat, one of their most scared sites, which Mahmud plundered as part of his devastation of the country and massacre of thousands of Hindus. 

Islamic writes saw Mahmud as a second Mohammed for his victory over the infidels and smashing their temples. To such Sufi poets, Mahmud was only another example of a pious Muslim destroying idolaters, such as the Koran approved. While perhaps they didn't know the real barbarism of what Mahumd did, they don't seem to have questioned such activity.


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