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Awaken Bharata
Index

Preface

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...
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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HINDU DHARMA AND THE CLASH OF CULTURES
On the other hand, the Western intellectual tradition as a whole, emphasizing freedom of science and inquiry into the external world, is more tolerant and a potential ally with yogic spirituality and the open pursuit of truth on all levels. This is perhaps because of its roots in Greco-Roman traditions, which like the Hindu were pluralistic and non-dogmatic. There can easily be a positive dialogue between yogic spirituality and Western science, such as would be difficult with Western religious groups. But this progressive and tolerant side of  Western intellectual culture is usually wedded to a commercialism that turns it into a force of exploitation of both man and nature. Hence its ability to truly represent freedom and the individual remains compromised unless it allies itself with a higher spiritual force. This is what the Hindu tradition can impart to it.

If we look at China we see that it does not offer any real spiritual or intellectual challenge to the West but mainly an economic or possible military threat. The indigenous culture of China has been greatly reduced by communism. In this regard China appears more Western than indigenous in its modern culture. The idea of renascent Chinese Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism threatening Western cultural ascendancy appears remote and will probably develop very slowly. However it may prove something of an ally with Hindu Dharma because it shares many of the same principles and concerns, and is bound to arise eventually. Therefore along with India, its Hindu culture and yogic traditions may be included related spiritual traditions of Buddhism and Taoism of East Asia.

With these can be added allied native, traditional and Earth based religions like those of pre-Christian Europe and the Native Americans, which have similar pluralistic, spiritual and ecological world views.

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