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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
Liberal Sufis

The second group or liberal Sufis consists of more tolerant Sufis, some of whom may accept that Hinduism is also a true religion. Some of them honor Hinduism and have written in praise of Hindu teachers and teachings. However even these Sufis commonly regard that any Hindu revelation was abrogated or superseded by Islam, which is certainly more a condescending than truly tolerant a view.

While a few wrote that worship of idols (images) could be beneficial (particularly for Hindus), they rarely took to image worship. Some dialogued with yogis and adopted yoga practices like certain Pranayama techniques. Yet they rarely questioned Islamic militance. The Chishtis have been regarded the most liberal of Sufi orders but they at times promoted conversion to Islam and were certainly quite active in the courts of Muslim rulers in India, as already noted.

Other so-called liberal Sufis were hardly liberal if we examine their political views. Sultan Alauddin Khalji was one of the most ruthless Muslim invaders and, at the beginning of the fourteenth century, was the first to press far into South India, decimating numerous Hindu temples. "Sultan Alauddin Khalji and members of his family, including the heir apparent, Khir Khan, shared great trust in the Shaikh (Nizamuddin Auliya). Shaikh Nizamuddin prophesied victory (for the Sultan), and at the same time extending hopes for an even greater success in the future."

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