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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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VEDIC DHARMA AND THE UNIVERSAL RELIGION
Advise to Hindus

Hindus come from a tradition with an openness to the eternal and universal religion. They naturally incline to include all religions within their own and want to make all that is true in any religion a part of Hinduism. This is not necessarily a mistake but it can be naive. Hindus commit an excess, if not an error, when they try to make all religions, including their dogmas, part of this universal truth. This can sanction the distortions of human religions as universal truth.

Truth is one. All truths are in harmony with each other. But all religions are not true and therefore, not being in harmony with truth, cannot be in harmony with each other. All religions have various degrees of falsehood that also can become aligned with one other. Human beings must once more strive to return to that religion of truth, regardless of how much of human religion as we know it must be set aside in the process. 

In this regard perhaps most of religion as we know it must be discarded. That we can find universal truth without challenging religious dogma and prejudice, by merely mixing all religions together, is absurd. Nectar mixed with poison becomes poison. Veda Dharma, Sanatana Dharma, with its universal and pluralistic formulation, throws a challenge to time-bound, person-based, or community - centered religions. 

Such beliefs should break down their barriers and expand to the universal, or they should accept a limited role in a greater religion of truth, in which their claims to exclusivism must be set aside. To find the one true religion it is truth that we should seek first not a particular religion. As the Rishis have said, "Satyam eve jayate nanritam," "Truth alone wins, not falsehood:" this is the statement of eternity that human history has yet to reach. May all human beings develop the peace, compassion, and insight to reach that truth for the benefit of all!

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