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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
It tries to use the forces of the world for spiritual purposes rather than to renounce them for the spiritual life. Islam was originally a revolt against the rule of priests and monks, a sort of religion of ordinary people, and Sufi mysticism follows this trend. Sufis usually have families and work in the world. Great Sufis have been perfumers, poets, calligraphers, merchants, and even generals, but seldom ascetics and not monks.

One common Sufi quote is that Mohammed said that there will be no mockery in Islam. While Islam and Sufism have glorified the conquests of generals and taken soldiers into their ranks, they have criticized the practices of monks. Built into Islam and to Sufism based upon it is a spiritual approach active in the world and seeking to convert the world to its views.

Hence Sufi mysticism has often turned into militancy or missionary activity. In this regard it may emphasize social activity and group work over individual spiritual practice. However, that Sufism is not usually another form of yogic spirituality does not mean that it has no value. The Sufis possess a great and beautiful literature and much occult and spiritual knowledge, including much they have retained from the pre-Islamic period.

 

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