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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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THE SOURCE OF TEACHINGS : THE VEDAS, PURANAS AND TANTRAS
Legend is represented by the Itihasas. The Book of Knowledge is represented by the Upanishads. The Tantras are composite in nature but could be considered as the Book of Techniques or practices.  

In the universal religion the forms of these may vary according to the differences of time, place and culture, but all source teachings must come in one or another of these categories, or contain them on different levels of interpretation.  In this regard any real mantra is a Vedic hymn, any true myth a Purana, any realization of truth an Upanishad. All the other spiritual or religious teachings of the world can be placed in one of these categories. The existent texts are but examples of these different modes of teaching and methods of communication to the different levels of our mind and aspects of our being. It is important, therefore, that we continue all these lines of teaching but we must creatively adapt their forms. We need not merely worship old texts. We must continue their energy with renewed intensity.

 

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The Book Of Mantra...Pg2
The Rig Veda...Pg1
The Rig Veda...Pg2
The Rig Veda...Pg3
The Rig Veda...Pg4
The Rig Veda...Pg5
The Rig Veda...Pg6
The Sama Veda...
The Yajur Veda....
The Atharva Veda....
The Book Of Knowledge...Pg1
The Book Of Knowledge...Pg2
The Book Of Knowledge...Pg3
The Book Of Knowledge...Pg4
The Book Of Ritual....Pg1
The Book Of Ritual....Pg2
The Book Of Myth....Pg1
The Book Of Legends....
The Agamas & Tantra...Pg1
The Agamas & Tantra...Pg2
Yantra
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