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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
Few Sufis appear to have made and real efforts to stop the Islamic kings sometimes targeted them along with the infields. Sufi poets usually glorified the Islamic conquests of Hindu and Buddhist lands and did not see much value in their pre-Islamic cultures.  Hence it is wrong to interpret all Sufi mysticism as another version of the yogic model, though liberal Sufi groups can appear in this light, and a few Sufis can be placed on par with the great yogis.

Most Sufis do not accept Karma and rebirth as true. Most don't ascribe to several of the ethical principles of yogic approaches (particularly non-violence or monastic vows), though they may perform meditation or devotional practices. Sufis who recognize that one can find God through yogic paths may regard such yogic disciplines as complicated and indirect only necessary because one is unwilling to take the direct route of Islam, the surrender to Allah that Mohammed taught which they claim can lead even ordinary people to spiritual realization with out the need of yogic methods of disciplines. 

This at least is what one Western Sufi trained in Morocco told me. Sufis who talk of the unity of all religions may consider that this unity lies only in Islam, which in their view synthesized all previous religions and went beyond them, and they may still be promoting conversion to Islam.

 

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