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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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RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL PRACTICES

What is Vedanta?

Vedanta is the portion of the Vedas or the scriptures of Hinduism that deals with the ultimate truth of Self-realization, which is the true goal of life. It teaches the great truth that the Self is God, that our inner being is one with the supreme reality. There are several schools of Vedanta but all seek realization of God or Truth.

Vedantic schools discuss the nature of the Absolute (Brahman), the Creator (God), the soul (Atman) and Nature, as well as the nature of karma, rebirth, bondage and liberation. Vedanta contains philosophy, theology and various yogic approaches. It is a vast treasure house of wisdom which explains all the mysteries of life and comprehends all worlds and all states of consciousness.

Yoga is the practical side of Vedanta. Without yogic practices Vedanta remains a mere theory. Without Vedantic knowledge yogic practices remain superficial. Vedanta is the real essence of Hinduism and Yoga is its practice. The great teachings of Yoga-Vedanta are the core of Sanatana Dharma or the Eternal Tradition and should be spread all over the world.

 

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About Religious And Spiritual Practices
What is Yoga?
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What is Meditation?
How Important are Meditation..... ?
Does Meditation Have Prerequisites?
Why is Meditation Important?
What is Self-inquiry?
What is Devotion To God (Bhakti Yoga)?
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What is Tantra?
Why Should One Repeat Mantras?
What is Service (KarmaYoga)?
What is the Role of Compassion?
What is the Place of Prayer?
Why Should One Perform Rituals?
What is the Importance of.... ?
Why Do Hindu Temples Appear... ?
What is the Importance of.... ?
Is Control of Sexual Energy Necessary?
What is the Place of Monasticism?
What is the Importance of Non-Violence?
Does Non- Violence Exclude Self-defense?
Why is There Violence in Hindu Stories?
What is the Importance of... ? Pg1
What is the Importance of... ? Pg2
What is the Place of Art in Spirituality?Pg1
What is the Place of Art in Spirituality? Pg2
What is the Place of the Occult?
What is the Role of Astrology?
What is the Place of Ayurvedic Medicine?
Why Should One Learn Sanskrit?
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