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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
They accepted the militant example of the early Caliphate, that force was a suitable means to spread the true faith, including force against countries like India which came under Islamic attack within a few decades of the Prophet's death. The real conflict between Sufis and the orthodox arose from the fact that orthodox Sunnis do not accept the claims to spiritual greatness that Sufis like to give themselves. As Rizvi notes "The 'ulama' (orthodox Muslims) accused the Sufis of deifying their spiritual teachers."

Sufis believe that their leaders - their Shaikhs, Pirs and saints - are, though perhaps not prophets on par with Mohammed, certainly semi-prophets worthy of adulation, a claim that orthodox Muslims, who regard Mohammed as having no peers, cannot accept. Just as Mohammed is regarded as able to intercede with God on the Day of Judgment to save souls from perdition, so Sufis claim to be able to intercede with Mohammed. This places Sufis almost on par with Mohammed in the ability to mediate with God.

The orthodox opposed the Sufis and any mysticism that seeks to exalt its members along with Mohammed or create any new revelation that might rival with the Koran. They think that the worship of the graves of Sufis, a common Sufi practice particularly in India, goes against the Islamic injunction that all worship is to Allah and no prophet can come after Mohammed. They oppose the Sufi use of music because orthodox Islam is rejects the use of music in religious rituals. Even today in India a common cause of Muslim-Hindu riots is if Hindus play music, even of a religious nature, near mosques or at the time of Islamic holy days.

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Conclusion Pg.1
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