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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
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.

Sufis were closely aligned with Arabic, Afghan and Mogul invaders and rulers in India, whether Mahmud of Ghazna, Mohammed Ghori, Alaudin Khalji, Tamerlane, Mohammed ben Tughlak, Jehangir, Aurangzeb, or Ahmed Shah Abdali of Afghanistan, to mention but a few, whose armies killed thousands of Hindus and Sikhs and destroyed numerous temples. While Sufis did not always participate in these acts of destruction, they sometimes did fight in these armies and certainly never raised much criticism against Islamic militance. Sufis of all major orders, including the Chishtis, were prominent in Mughal courts. In this regard Saiyid Rizvi notes, "Members of the Chishti order traditionally considered themselves to be the patron saints of the Muslim rulers of India."

The brutal invader Muhammad bin Tughlak erected a tomb over the remains of Shaikh Hamiduddin, a prominent Chishti Sufi of the thirteenth century. Babur, the founder of the Mughal dynasty, was allied with the Naqshbandis, while his son Humayan was with the Shattaris. The Chishtis gained prominence again after Akbar. After Aurangzeb the Naqshbandis, a more conservative order, became prominent again.

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