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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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A Hindu Response to the Pope's Call for Evangelization

These events also inspired me to make a statement on the Pope's call for the evangelization (conversion) of Asia, which I have included below.

The Age of Evangelization is over! It is now the age of science and spirituality and exclusivist religions of all types, which reflect a medieval mentality, should be discarded as out of date. Evangelization is an effort to impose one religion upon humanity and to eliminate other beliefs as invalid or inadequate.

The idea that only one religion is true is on par with narrow views that only one race or one culture is true. Religious exclusivism belongs to the era of racism and colonialism and reflects a similar bigotry and prejudice.

Asian peoples, oppressed by years of racism, colonialism and missionary activity are now awakening to the value of their own cultures and religions. They now know that there is much more genuine spirituality in their own traditions than in those of the West, which is why many westerners come to India for spiritual guidance.


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