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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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SARVA DHARMA SAMABHAVA : UNITY OR CONFUSION OF RELIGIONS
But to extend this principle to sanctify all religions as good would be just as naive as to use such a higher truth behind any human seeking to justify the various, often imperfect and sometimes erroneous forms this seeking takes. While we must honor the higher truth behind our human aspirations we must also recognize how easily the human mind can distort higher aspirations for its egoistic ends. While we should be open to truth wherever we find it, this does mean that we must blindly and indiscriminately accept all religions as true in order to do so. 

That some aspect of truth exists in all religions does not mean that all aspects of all religions are true, or that all religions are essentially the same. There is an aspect of truth in art, science and non-religious aspects of human culture. Does Sarva Dharma Samabhava require equating all these as well? Should we therefore equate Einstein with Buddha, or Shakespeare with Christ? Hence we must be very careful in associating Dharma with religion and insisting that different religions are inherently as harmonious as different Dharmas. In fact different religions have inherent disharmonies that will require much time, study and communication to sort out. 

They are as disharmonious or harmonious as the individuals, nations and cultures that follow them. It may be possible to eventually integrate all religions of the world into a broader religion, in which each religion of humanity has its place and its value. But it cannot ultimately give all human religions, which is a vague definition anyway, an equal place and value. This integration first requires that exclusive beliefs give up not only their exclusivism but also their aggressive attempts to convert others. When Sarva Dharma Samabhava fails to challenge the poison of conversion under the guise of respecting and tolerating all beliefs, it only ends up sanctioning religious division and intolerance.

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About Sarva Dharma Samabhava
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Real Meaning..Pg1
Real Meaning..Pg2
Are All Religious..Pg1
Are All Religious..Pg2
Universal Dharma..Pg1
Universal Dharma..Pg2
Universal Dharma..Pg3
Belief and Dharma Pg1
Belief and Dharma Pg2
Belief and Dharma Pg3
Religion and Truth Pg1
Religion and Truth Pg2
Unity of Mysticism
All Religions..Pg1
All Religions..Pg2
The Pluralism of Paths Pg1
The Pluralism of Paths Pg2
Unity of Religions..Pg1
Unity of Religions..Pg2
Unity of Religions..Pg3
Value of Religions Pg1
Value of Religions Pg2
Sarva Dharma Samabhava..Pg1
Sarva Dharma Samabhava..Pg2
Political..Pg1
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Political..Pg3
Freedom..Pg1
Freedom..Pg2
Freedom..Pg3
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