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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 generally seek to promote Islam by peaceful methods and though they may accept that other religions have some validity, they usually regard Islam as the best and final religion for humanity. The two groups have had some conflicts, mainly on an ideological level, as well as attempts to accommodate one another. They have been mixed together in various ways. Generally the Chishtis are a more liberal order, while the Suhrawadis and Naqshbandis are more conservative. But all Sufi orders have had strong, if not predominant conservative members.

Suhrawadis often became rich and powerful and were noted for their oppression of Hindus. For example, Saiyid Nuruddin Mubarak, a prominent Suhrawadi Shaikh of the thirteenth century defined Islam so as to exclude non-Sunnis. Among his four principles for the protection of Islam included that Muslim rulers "should make every effort to disgrace and humiliate Hindus. They should not tolerate the sight of Hindus, and in particularly they should exterminate the Brahmans, who are the leaders of heretics and the disseminators of heresy."

This is hardly the Hindu image of Sufis but it is a side of the Sufis that has been quite common historically.

In fact Sufis of all orders supported Islamic rulers and their armies in India and sometimes joined in their service, including as leaders. Between Sufis and orthodox Muslims, in spite of periodic conflicts, therefore, was often an alliance or at least a tolerance. Their aims are the same, Islamization of the world, but the Sufis emphasize additional spiritual practices as well, often to promote in this same end. After Islamic armies came in and conquered a region, the Sufis would follow to promote Islam through mysticism and learning. In this way Islamic armies and Sufis worked like two sides of the coin, or like the stick and the carrot, the negative and positive images of conversion.

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Conclusion Pg.1
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