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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 POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS CRITIQUES
Hinduism as a Culture

Hinduism is not only a religion. It is a vast culture, permeating all aspects of life from household matters to the highest spiritual philosophies. As Hindu Dharma is an open and diverse rather than exclusive religious tradition with many holy books, teachers and meditation practices, similarly Hindu or Bharatiya culture is a broad and open culture, encouraging, not trying to obstruct the development of art, science, philosophy and literature.

Because of this strong cultural component there are those who claim that Hinduism is not a religion but a way of life, the tradition of India, and therefore members of any religion including Muslims and Christians can become Hindus. They propose Hinduism or Hindutva as a form of cultural nationalism that is religiously neutral and can accommodate not only Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains, whose religions are native to India, but also Christianity and Islam, which have existed in India so long so as to almost be native as well.

Hinduism is not a dogmatic or exclusive religion to be sure, and can accommodate many beliefs, but does have its particular orientation, its way of Dharma. Though it is not simply a religion its religious element cannot be ignored. It has its particular beliefs of karma, rebirth and Self-realization, which however diversely formulated, cannot be set aside. Its main concern is the realization of immorality, which is certainly an issue in the sphere of religion.

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About Hindu Political And Religious Critiques
Introduction Pg1
Introduction Pg2
Political Tolerance...Pg1
Political Tolerance...Pg2
Political Tolerance...Pg3
Political Tolerance...Pg4
Hindu Politics Pg1
Hindu Politics Pg2
Hindu Politics Pg3
Hinduism as a Culture Pg1
Hinduism as a Culture Pg2
Hinduism as a Culture Pg3
Hinduism as a Culture Pg4
Hindu Pandering..Pg1
Hindu Pandering..Pg2
Hindu Pandering..Pg3
Hindu Pandering..Pg4
Hindu Religious Critiques Pg1
Hindu Religious Critiques Pg2
Hindu Religious Critiques Pg3
Hindu Religious Critiques Pg4
Hindu Religious Critiques Pg5
The Balance
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