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Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition Sanatana Dharma
Index

Preface 

Perennial Wisdom 

Sanatana Dharma

Religion And Spirituality...

Religion Or Dharma

The Eternal View Of Hinduism

Idolatary And Dogmatism

Religion And Spirituality..

Religious And Spiritual Practices

Civilization And Social Issues

Hinduism And Sanatana Dharma

Hinduism And Other Religions

Appendices

       

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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RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY AND THE MODERN WORLD

How Should Religion Be Propagated?

True religion spreads itself by the force of Truth. It does not rest upon overt efforts and transcends all organizational endeavors, which should only aim at disseminating information, not promoting any dogma. True religion (unity) is reflected in universal interdependence. It is spread by promoting unity consciousness in thought, word and deed. Without recognizing this universal Truth to seek to promote a particular religion is only to promote a separative and warring creed.

Religion is the recognition of the Eternal and the Infinite. To cause it to grow is to honor its Self-existent Reality. This religion of Truth is inherent in nature. The wind blows it. The sun shines it. The rivers make it flow. Flowers bloom through it. What is important is that we take it up and let it spread and develop our own greater awareness, as we ourselves by its power learn to transcend all the petty identities and opinions of the mind.

In promoting religion we must avoid all propaganda, which as an effort to influence the mind through emotions and slogans, not through the force of truth, calm thinking and meditation, is itself a form of violence. Religious propaganda is a contradiction in terms. Religion is a means of connecting us with a higher reality. This cannot be done through appeal to the lower aspects of the human mind - agitated emotions, suspicions, and clever thinking, which propaganda aims at.

 

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About Religion, Spirituality And The Modern World
The Basis of the Eternal Tradition
What is God?
What is Non-Duality (Advaita)?
Is Atheism Wrong?
Is God Personal or Impersonal?
What is Our Relationship With God?
Why Do Religions Call God He?
What is the Importance.... ?Pg1
What is the Importance ... ?Pg2
What is the Relationship.... ?
Why Do People Worship God in...?
Can God be Portrayed in.... ?
Where Do People Go Who Worship.... ?
What is the Name of God?
How Should Religion Be Propagated?
How Should Religion Be Organized?
What is the Importance of .....?
What is the Origin of Sanatana Dharma?
What is the Goal of Sanatana Dharma?
Is Evolution Endless?
What is Karma and Rebirth?
Is Life Predestined?
Are We Punished for Wrong Actions?
Do Heaven and Hell Exist? Pg1
Do Heaven and Hell Exist? Pg2
Does Evil Exist? Pg1
Does Evil Exist? Pg2
Do Angels Exist?
Can Human Beings Be Reborn as ....?
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