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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
Hence when Hindus under Islamic rule stated that Hinduism was as good as Islam, they didn't necessarily mean that they felt that Islam was a good religion. They were merely trying to give some worth to their own religion in the face of great oppression. Hindus had to face religious and land taxes, which Akbar revoked only to have Aurangzeb reinstate them. They were often prevented from public worship in their own country, and called kafirs, or heathens, pagans, and idolaters. Most Sufis supported or quietly accepted such policies.

Many Sufis benefited from these anti-Hindu taxes because they received donations from Islamic rulers based upon such state revenues. Of the Sufis who recognized the power of Hindu mysticism some saw it as their enemy and sought ways to overthrow it. Even conservative Sufis borrowed from Yoga traditions to make their own methods appear more sophisticated and to better compete with the yogis.

Some Sufis took on more Hindu ways but this was usually to aid in conversion efforts, much like how Catholic priests in South India today have taken to dressing like Hindu Swamis in order to gain a more favorable reception from Hindus. There are a number of Sufis stories about their clashes with yogis and their victories over them in displays of magical powers (Christian priests in India, like Saint Ignatius of Loyala have similar stories about them). Even Moinuddin Chishti, the founder the more liberal and tolerant Chishti order, is credited in stories with defeating the yogis and proving the greater mystical power of Islam.

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