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From The River Of Heaven

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings


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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Towards a Global Culture

The purpose of presenting Hindu and Vedic knowledge is not to impose a religious or cultural belief upon anyone. It is to bring out the universal or spiritual element in human culture. This is, to a great extent, to transcend both religion and culture into the spiritual, the universal. True culture is not a local bias but a local means of approaching the transcendent, a harmonizing ourselves with nature to approach the spiritual power behind her.

Cultures do change. For example, Christianity itself was once seen in Rome as a foreign and eastern religion. Buddhism was long regarded in China as a foreign and western religion. No culture can expect to remain the same without growth or adaptation. The greatest cultures have always been those which have had the greatest openness, which have combined within themselves the greatest diversity of cultural elements, including different races, languages and religions.

No culture is homogenous and to the extent a culture tries to be, it usually becomes sterile. To expand one's cultural matrix is not a sign of inferiority but an indication of greatness. A healthy culture is always open to new influences and does not create artificial barriers in knowledge, art or skill. True culture is human and humane, not tied to one special interest group.


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