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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 Organized?

According to Hindus there should not be one religion, one church, one pope or religious leader, or one religious institution for the entire planet. Religion should not be organized as a dogma, belief system, or social institution. It should not be standardized or stereotyped or it loses its spirit and creativity and becomes rigid and artificial.

Religion should aim at spiritual knowledge, through inner practices like Yoga and meditation. It should not be a vested interest to gain an external following but have its reality on the inner planes of consciousness. Otherwise religion, like any vested interest, becomes corrupt. The larger the institution the greater the corruption is likely to be. 

The Hindu model is of many smaller spiritual groups and organizations in a general alliance or federation, respecting a unity of Truth but a diversity of approaches to it. In this way religion can grow in a natural and organic way and one in which the individual, the real bearer of the sacred flame of consciousness, is honored and nurtured, not scaled down according to a belief or system.

 

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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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