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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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VEDIC SOCIAL SCIENCE : THE SPIRITUAL BASIS OF CULTURE
Through our accumulation of ideas we gain control of others. There are no other possible outer goals for us in life than these. We may change their forms but their basic nature must remain the same. We may develop new and more exciting forms of pleasure but the experience of pleasure is essentially the same. It can be a little more or less but it cannot become qualitatively different. To gain the same experience of pleasure, however, we need ever new objects or more powerful forms, as what is stimulating the first time becomes less exciting through repetition.  

These goals are all outward, limited and transient. They are bound by death. Whatever we gain of them in life cannot become a permanent part of our being or improve our state of awareness. They cannot provide any lasting happiness, abundance, energy or wisdom. We still pursue these goals all over the world. We have expanded their fields horizontally but we are remain under their rule. Through the pursuit of pleasure we can only gain pleasure. The senses themselves are limited and can easily be damaged or exhausted by pushing pleasure beyond its limited scope. While a new stereo may appear to give more pleasure than an old one, the simple experience of the sound of a bird heard by an innocent mind is far greater than any of these. Our expanded field may only complicate not improve our condition. 

 

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The Class Structrure-Pg3
The Vedic Social Order -Pg1
The Vedic Social Order -Pg2
The Vedic Social Order -Pg3
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg1
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The Structure Of Human Society-Pg3
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg4
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The Limitations Of Society-Pg1
The Limitations Of Society-Pg2
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The Four Stages of Life -Pg3
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