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How I Became A Hindu - My Discovery of Vedic Dharma
Index 

Foreword

Preface Introduction
Early Years

Spiritual Paths And..

India And Hinduism.. Discovery Of Social And..
Journalistic Work Ancient India And...
Hindu Groups In The West Additional Studies Of..
Return Of The Pagans

Debate With The...

The Debate Goes On... Systems Of Vedic Knowledge
Towards A New Western... Conclusion
The Meaning Of The Term...
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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EARLY YEARS 
I began to realize that for all the talk of heaven and hell that most people, including my parents, really didn’t take religion very seriously. I was a bit intellectually precocious as a child. At the age of nine I began avidly reading biographies of great men. I don’t remember who they all were today but I recall noting that they came from various ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds. My training that only Catholics had a monopoly on goodness was already getting a severe drubbing. Clearly greatness depended more upon conduct than upon creed, more upon character than on belief.

I remember one experience in particular when I was about ten. We lived in La Crosse, Wisconsin, a small city on the Mississippi River.  One day my brother and I were walking on the ice of the river, which froze over in the winter. He dared me to walk near a hole in the ice. Being not only daring but also foolish I took a few steps towards the hole and suddenly fell through the ice. Fortunately, I was able to pull myself back up onto the ice or I would have surely drowned.  This shocked me and produced a moment of introspection in which my entire life flashed before me. After walking home I happened to see a television program on the Maya Indians of Central America and their strange rituals. I felt that this was a world that would be important to me for the future. I had undergone some sort of initiation and was ready for a new life.

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About Early Years 
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Younger Years ....Pg1 
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Younger Years ....Pg7
Science And History...Pg1
Science And History...Pg2
Science And History ...Pg3
Intellectual Awakening...Pg1
Intellectual Awakening...Pg2
Intellectual Awakening...Pg3
Intellectual Awakening...Pg4
Mystical Poetry .....Pg1
Mystical Poetry .....Pg2
Mystical Poetry .....Pg3
Mystical Poetry .....Pg4
The Anti-War Movement...Pg1
The Anti-War Movement...Pg2
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