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How I Became A Hindu My Discover 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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Ancient India: Myth Of The Aryan Invasion

Subhash Kak

One of the most notable American Hindus and Vedic scholars that I have known is Subhash Kak. We first began to correspond in 1990 relative to our common interest in ancient India. We met shortly thereafter. Soon we created a close friendship and alliance that has continued throughout the years.

Kak made several brilliant contributions to science in the Vedas, showing the sophistication of mathematics and astronomy that  existed at an early era, particularly in the Satapatha Brahmana. Perhaps most notable is his work unlocking the numerical code behind the organization of the Rig  Veda. He has also made important  breakthroughs in deciphering the Indus script. In addition he connected Vedic and Vedantic ideas with the latest insights of modern physics and neuroscience. Along with the noted yoga scholar, Georg Feuerstein, we did a book on ancient India called In Search of  the Cradle of Civilization that highlighted the new findings on ancient India.

Subhash always emphasized the pursuit of truth, not simply defending a particular religion or culture, however noble it may be. If we are to find value in the Vedas, it is their truth that matters. But the  Vedic idea of truth is not just of an objective material order but of cosmic law (ritam) that imparts harmony to all existence. We must  develop that dharmic way of truth and insight, not merely repeat old phrases or uncritically preserve old  traditions. The Vedas must be a way to truth or they have no meaning.

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About Myth Of The Aryan Invasion
Introduction Pg1
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Introduction Pg 3
Subhash Kak 
N.S. Rajaram  
The Birla Science Conference
World Association 
Gaining the Ire of Academia... Pg1
Gaining the Ire of Academia... Pg2
The Vedic Yoga. Pg1
The Vedic Yoga. Pg2
The Vedic Samaj. Pg1
Principles Of Vedic Samaj
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