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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
Buddhism did not put an end to the warrior class in these countries, but they even flourished through it, using martial arts developed from Buddhism and creating orders of militant monks.  However the Buddhists in Central Asia and in India were less able to resist the onslaught of martial Islam, because they did not survive it. There is almost no trace left of Central Asian Buddhism and the parts of India that became Muslim, like Pakistan and Bangladesh, had a strong Buddhist influence, which is similarly all but eradicated. 

In fact the Persian word for idol, in idol-smashing, is Bud or Buddha, showing that the Buddhists were the main idolaters that the Muslim armies attacked. The Hindus, though they were often defeated, never gave up fighting, so there may be something to this contention in the Indian context that Buddhism weakened the Kshatriya Dharma in India. Perhaps as Buddhism spread outside of India it had to be more flexible in its social principles. Yet such an influence of a passive Buddhism was certainly not the crucial factor. 

In any case Hindus continued in their concern for the spiritual life but gradually lost their concern for maintaining a Dharmic social order. The concern from Brahma or spiritual knowledge remained but the regard for Kshatra or Dharmic social order declined, which left the spiritual people of India under attack as well, with the massacre of Brahmins and sometimes Sadhus occurring by Islamic forces.

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About The Importance Of Kshatriya Dharma
The Diverse..Pg1
The Diverse..Pg2
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Vedic Non-Violence Pg1
Vedic Non-Violence Pg2
Absolute and Relative..Pg1
Absolute and Relative..Pg2
Absolute and Relative..Pg3
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The Decline..Pg1
The Decline..Pg2
The Decline..Pg3
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The Decline..Pg6
The Decline..Pg7
The Need...Pg1
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The Need...Pg5
A Reevaluation...Pg1

A Reevaluation...Pg2

A Reevaluation...Pg3

A New Kshatriya

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