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Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition Sanatana Dharma


Perennial Wisdom 

Sanatana Dharma

Religion And Spirituality...

Religion Or Dharma

The Eternal View Of Hinduism

Idolatary And Dogmatism

Religion And Spirituality..

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Hinduism And Sanatana Dharma

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Books By David Frawley

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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The almighty power of the Supreme Divinities is only One.
Rig Veda III.55.1

Endless vast paths encircle Heaven and Earth.
Rig Veda V.45.2

May Heaven and the Atmosphere grant us peace. May the Earth give us peace along with the Waters. May the herbs and the forests be peaceful to us. May all the cosmic powers grant us peace. May the Divine Being grant us peace. May the entire universe be at peace. May there be the peace of peace. May that peace dwell within me.
Shukla Yajur Veda XXXVI.17

Questions 2.

Sanatana Dharma and the Modern World

In this section we will examine the issues of culture religion, and spirituality to see not only what is relevant today, but what is truly universal and meaningful. In this way we will find much that is significant not only in the spirituality of Sanatana Dharma but in its cultural forms, regardless of whether we live in India or in the West.

A. Religion, Spirituality and the Modern World

Should We Follow Any Religion at All?

If we look at what religions have done to humanity throughout history, it appears that it would be better not to be religious at all. It would save us from many wars, hostilities and misunderstandings, such as world history is mired with and which our newspapers proclaim almost daily. On the other hand, the record of materialist ideologies like communism, socialism and capitalism has not been better, and has similarly resulted in exploitation and violence often on a grand scale. And none of us appears to be content thinking that this is the only life that we possess.


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