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From The River Of Heaven
Index

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

Appendix

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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HINDU AND VEDIC KNOWLEDGE IN MODERN AGE
Knowledge is not of the north or the south, the east or the west. It is of all time and all places and belongs to all of us. The heritage of all humanity belongs to each human being. Until we are open to that we cannot expect our true humanity to flower. So in approaching the Vedas or any knowledge coming from a different cultural base we must take its universal and relevant truth. We need not apply it superficially as a fad.

We need not imitate it or take it on like a new mask. We need only take from it what communicates to our deeper heart and soul which is in harmony with the needs of our own situation in life. On the other hand, we should not merely reject any part of a system of knowledge because at first glance it appears strange or difficult to understand, because it is written in a different language or clothed in a different garb.

Nor do we have to be afraid about appearing or thinking differently than the more common influences around us. If we find something that works we should apply it. Hence outer aspects of Hindu and Vedic culture, like the use of incense or the wearing of white, may also be relevant to us. To adapt them is not necessarily a form of cultural imitation. It may indicate an enhancement of our culture according to influences more in harmony with nature and with the spirit.

 

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