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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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HINDUISM UNDER SIEGE AND RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE
There is in fact much that is special about Hinduism, whether its diversity, its antiquity, its understanding of the universe and the layers of consciousness, its doctrine of karma and rebirth or its yogic practices. But if all these are just thought to be part and parcel of religion as usual, though the other religions seldom contain them, Hindus will not value them or feel any pride in practicing them. We must be taught that our religion is important or we will not perpetuate it.

To unilaterally accept all religions as equal to our own does not do this and is perhaps only one step toward giving up our religion altogether. If I think any woman is as good as my wife, for example, will that encourage me to be a good husband? The idea that all religions are the same or equal has succeeded not so much in uniting all religions but in reducing Hinduism to one religion among many. It has removed Hinduism from its connection to Sanatana Dharma to being one Dharma among many.

Such a response of trying, more or less to flatter everyone, particularly the people who may have power over you, is a kind of obsequiousness. It is the policy of a weak and defeated people trying to curry favor from their rulers. Though these rulers have left India, they appear to be still enshrined in the minds and hearts of Hindus. Hindu praise for Christianity and Islam under the guise of the unity of religions is really a hold over from the colonial period, when Hindus praised their Christian and Islamic rulers for favors and to avoid the wrath of their armies. Such servility seldom meets with respect and certainly does not afford dignity to oneself or one's beliefs.

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