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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 is clear therefore that Mohammed does not represent the state of God-consciousness from birth that Divine incarnations (avatars) are supposed to have from the standpoint of yogic spirituality. Nor does he show an ongoing state of Samadhi in the yogic sense beginning at any time in his life, which is experienced as an unbroken continuity of awareness of the Supreme Self. He had mystical experiences but these came at various intervals. Not surprisingly therefore orthodox Islam does not believe in avatars or Self-realization, as Mohammed, their greatest Prophet, does not reflect such awareness. 

Nor are prophet hood and avatar hood the same thing as religious syncretists would have us believe. A prophet has a special message from God that is said to be valid for all people and which establishes an external code of belief that everyone is supposed to follow.  An avatar is one whose consciousness from birth is that of the Divine Itself and sets forth a path of Self-realization based on yogic practices. Islam does not accept Divine incarnations and this is one important difference it has always had with Christianity. It does not accept the Christian concept of Jesus as the Son of God but only as a previous prophet. To try to make Mohammed into an avatar in the Hindu sense shows neither an understanding of what a prophet or an avatar is.

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