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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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THE IMPORTANCE OF KSHATRIYA DHARMA
I do not wish to question its validity as a political tool under certain circumstances, particularly in democratic societies, but only the universality some people would ascribe to it and, above all, the use of it to invalidate the instinct for self-defense and the nobility of fighting for truth even on the battlefield if necessary. Non-violent resistance in the political sphere is particularly useful for a large group dealing with a superior, preferably less numerous enemy who has a conscience.

But such non- violent resistance is not useful in all circumstances. An enemy who has no conscience, like Hitler, would not be moved by it, but would exploit it to his own advantage, using it to disarm his opponents. When the enemy has no real conscience the only recourse is the force of arms, which requires a true Kshatriya class trained in fighting. Yet Gandhi encouraged the Jews to follow such absolute non-violence with Hitler.

Ahimsa has a different meaning in a Kshatriya context. It means protecting the people to reduce the violence directed against them by outside invaders or by criminals. This was the type of violence that Krishna and the Pandavas engaged in to defend the Dharma. Yet this type of Kshatriya expression was not followed or promoted by Gandhi. He tried to take a Sannyasin ahimsa and make all classes of Hindus accountable to it.

Note India's Rebirth, Institute De Recherches Evolutives, Paris, pp. 160-162, 210-211 etc.

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About The Importance Of Kshatriya Dharma
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A New Kshatriya

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