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Awaken Bharata


Keys To The Awakening Of Bharata A Call For An Intellectual...
The Importance Of Kshatriya... 

The Two Wings Of Dharma

Anti-Brahmanism Sarva Dharma Samabhava...
The Danger Of Hindus.... Hinduism Under Siege...
Devic And Asuric ... Sufis And Militance
Hindu Dharma And ...

The New Masks...

Hindu Political And ... The Hindu Renaissance...
Vedic Dharma And ... A Hindu Call...
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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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Often kings would honor the Brahmin families under their patronage with lands and property, mainly for establishing schools and temples. This was a point at which some corruption did occur. Sometimes these patronized Brahmins fell from their traditional austerity and began to function like wealthy landowners, though such Brahmin landowners were rare.

Yet even the princes and kings had to bow down to the Brahmins as a symbol of the precedence of spiritual over worldly power. In this way the Brahmins had their fame but in a way quite unlike the higher classes of other cultures. Not surprisingly members of other classes seldom aspired to be Brahmins, which was regarded as half way to becoming monks.

Rather it was the merchant or the noble classes that the lower classes wanted to join in order to gain affluence and power. In fact there was a constant shifting of groups among these different classes relative to the roles in society people were compelled to take, with servant classes becoming farmers and merchants and sometimes vice versa when their fortunes fell. But few tried to become Brahmins in the process.

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