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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
Such leaders followed a long tradition including Shivaji, Ranjit Singh, Rana Pratap, and such avatars as Rama and Krishna, who took up arms to defend the Dharma. Aurobindo also supported the allied cause against Hitler in World War II and the American cause against the communists in the Korean War, which were quite ungandhian positions. This was not because his mentality was unspiritual. He knew the circumstances in which non-violence could work and those in which it would be self-defeating. 

This was because he himself came from a Kshatriya background and never lost the common sense of that class. Gandhian non-violence, however, like his asking of the Jews to offer themselves to Hitler's furnaces in order to melt Hitler's heart, however idealistic, lack common sense and clearly can lead to disaster. Absolute non - violence is no more appropriate for everyone than are monastic rules like celibacy or complete renunciation of family and possessions.

To impose an artificial standard of non-violence on a society as a whole undermines the Kshatriya Dharma, or the political Dharma, and can damage the social order. Not upholding the Kshatriya Dharma, it can undermine the will of a people to defend itself and weaken its sense of community identity. Those who have families and homes have a natural instinct to defend them when attacked.

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About The Importance Of Kshatriya Dharma
The Diverse..Pg1
The Diverse..Pg2
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Vedic Non-Violence Pg1
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Absolute and Relative..Pg1
Absolute and Relative..Pg2
Absolute and Relative..Pg3
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Absolute and Relative..Pg5
Absolute and Relative..Pg6
The Decline..Pg1
The Decline..Pg2
The Decline..Pg3
The Decline..Pg4
The Decline..Pg5
The Decline..Pg6
The Decline..Pg7
The Need...Pg1
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The Need...Pg4
The Need...Pg5
A Reevaluation...Pg1

A Reevaluation...Pg2

A Reevaluation...Pg3

A New Kshatriya

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