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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
Most Sufi mysticism is not of the non-dualistic variety like Vedanta or Buddhism, but emphasizes nearness to God. This I gathered from an American who studied with some of the leading Sufis in North Africa and Europe, particularly the followers of Sheikh Al-Allawi. The highest stage of Sufism called fana, has sometimes been equated with Nirvana of the Buddhists or realization of Brahman of the Hindus because it means annihilation.

Yet to most Sufis it means annihilation of any separate will apart from Allah. It does not mean complete mergence into Allah or the experience "I am Allah". It means becoming wholly dependent upon Allah and recognizing oneself to be a servant of God. Sufi attainment usually consists of going to the higher regions of Heaven or Paradise and being close to God.

They seldom recognize the Self (Atman) as the ultimate spiritual Reality and when they do it may be owing to a Vedantic influence.  Some Sufis, particularly in India, have freely mingled with yogis but they are exceptional. Most Sufis themselves like to discriminate their approach from yogic spirituality, which they see as too otherworldly. Sufi spirituality is more practically oriented, more in the world, and done by householders.

 

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