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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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SANATANA DHARMA AND RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

Native, Tribal and Indigenous Religions

There are two general types of religions that exist in the world. The first is organized and belief- oriented religions which are centered around a particular teacher or formulation of the Divine. Most typical in this respect are Christianity and Islam. They usually have an historical revelation, a time bound vision of their mission, and insist upon the same belief structure for all human beings.

They are strongly monotheistic and generally recognize only one life for the soul followed by heaven or hell. They tend to be aggressive, proselytizing or militant. These belief systems are imposed upon existent cultures as a kind of religious superstructure which often denigrates the value of any native cultures that predates them.

The second are non-organized, indigenous, tribal and native beliefs. They have many names and forms of the Divine, with no set dogma or seeking of converts. These religions include the native and tribal beliefs of Africa, Asia and America, and the pagan religions of Europe.

 

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About Religion Or Dharma
Sanatana Dharma
Religions Of India  Pg1
Religions Of India  Pg2
Hinduism's Spread..Pg1 
Hinduism's Spread..Pg2
Hinduism's Spread..Pg3
Hinduism's Spread..Pg4 
Buddhism Pg1 
Buddhism Pg2
Jainism
The Sikhs
Taoism
Zoroastrianism
Pagan Religions Pg1
Pagan Religions Pg2
Judaism
Christianity.. Pg1
Christianity Pg2
Islam and Sufism
Native, Tribal.. Pg1 
Native, Tribal.. Pg2
Native, Tribal.. Pg3
Hinduism and Religion..Pg1
Hinduism and Religion..Pg2
Hinduism and Religion..Pg3
Hinduism and Religion..Pg4
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