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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
In the primitive state of humanity, the pretechnological and precivilization stage, each individual or individualized group had to fulfill the different actions necessary for the maintenance of life. They had to function for providing their own food, clothing, shelter, protection, education and religious guidance.  In the course of time a natural diversification of roles occurred. By concentrating on one action more could be accomplished. One man became a farmer, the other built houses, the third taught the lore of the people, and so on. In this way by a greater expertise in these different roles society could provide a richer life for all. 

But in this process independence and  self-reliance became reduced. The individual became progressively more dependent upon society and its definitions of who he was to fulfill his basic necessities. Conflict arose as to the relative value or importance of each role. 

Generally the manual roles were considered inferior to those occupations done with the mind, like the role of the priest. The roles which dealt with the broader life of the people, social or religious, gained more prestige than those limited to the needs of the person or family. For example, the head of the community was regarded as more important than the common laborer.

 

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About Vedic Social Science : The Spiritual Basis Of Culture
Background Of Society-Pg1
Background Of Society-Pg2
Background Of Society-Pg3
The Class Structrure-Pg1
The Class Structrure-Pg2
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
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg2
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg3
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg4
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg5
The Structure Of Human Society-Pg6
The Limitations Of Society-Pg1
The Limitations Of Society-Pg2
The Limitations Of Society-Pg3
The Four Stages Of Life -Pg1
The Four Stages Of Life -Pg2
The Four Stages of Life -Pg3
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