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How I Became A Hindu - My Discovery of Vedic Dharma


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

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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He had to allow his only begotten son to be killed. With all his omniscience one would think that he could have done better with his own creation or better helped his church. The idea of a personal God who dispensed rewards and punishments seemed more like some irrational despot than any sense of the transcendent. Yet religion offered some means of access to that other mystical world, or at least I thought that it did. Christmas with its dark snowy nights and the birth of the Divine child had something fascinating that kept my mind and heart attracted.

So though my faith was disturbed I still held on to it, hoping that something better would come from it. I remember first encountering Protestants, or rather realizing that the people nearby followed a dangerous religious heresy. The church taught us that Protestants were deluded Christians who were all going to hell. Protestants denied the authority of the church and the infallibility of the pope, which were not to be questioned by a good Christian. At first I was hesitant to associate with them, feeling bad for their plight, wondering how much they would suffer in hell. I was suspicious about them as if they had some sort of plague.

But boys will be boys and play games together, regardless of their family faiths. Later I learned that Protestants were human beings like we Catholics and, as boys to boys were just other friends. These great religious divides, like strict religious rules, appeared manmade or part of a special world outside of life that people found it convenient to ignore. 

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Science And History...Pg1
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Intellectual Awakening...Pg1
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Mystical Poetry .....Pg1
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The Anti-War Movement...Pg1
The Anti-War Movement...Pg2
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