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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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SUFIS AND MILITANCE
It is true that some Islamic rulers opposed certain Sufis. Sometimes they supported one Sufi group against another in their vying for political power and influence. Some rulers while trying to favor the orthodox ulama would accept their criticism of the Sufis. But these were only episodes of conflict in a much greater alliance, like the struggles between generals in the same armies.

Conservative Sufis in India culminated in well known Sufis like Ahmad Sirhindi (Mujaddid) of the Naqshbandi order (1564-1634) and his followers, Shaikh Waliullah of the same order (17031762) and his followers, who are perhaps the two most influential Sufi thinkers in India during recent centuries. Both Sirhindi and Waliullah insisted upon the oppression of Hindus and destruction of Hindu temples, yet also promoted various forms of Sufi mysticism. Sirhindi felt himself to be the reviver of Islam, a title called Mujaddid, for its second millennia, or he almost made himself into a new prophet. Shaikh Waliullah had similar ideas in his time.

Many Hindus are inclined to believe that Sufis generally allied themselves with the tolerant Mughal emperor Akbar (reign 1556-1605) and later opposed the intolerant Aurangzeb (reign 1658-1707). This is another Hindu fantasy that Sufis such as Sirhindi clearly contradict. Sirhindi was opposed to Akbar for being too liberal in his views and tolerating Hindus. "The Mujaddid presumed that Akbar was an enemy of Islam, although the same charge did not apply to the whole of Jehangir's reign (1605-1627)."

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