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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
Such social orders reflect a different idea of the world and a more intimate connection with nature. We could call them "organic", whereas our democratic or communist social orders are conceptual. All human beings may not simply be equal in terms of their function, any more than all of the organs of the body are. The brain has one function and the stomach has another. We cannot give half of the work of the brain to the stomach or half of the work of the stomach to the brain. Such equality would kill us. Nor should the stomach be allowed to function as the brain. A right organic order may be essential to society. It should not be confused with a conceptual order or with a wrong organic order (such as most of these older based cultures have degenerated into through time). 

We should also note that these cultural orders were far less rigid at their origin. While a difference in function was acknowledged each role was regarded as necessary and sacred. Only in time was the organic social order divided into rigid compartments rather than complementary functions. The farmer was not originally inferior to the king. Both were seen as providing essential functions, though one may have been subordinate to the other, each had its important place in the sacred order. Hence it was the king who did the first plowing for the year. 

Even in our modern culture these same different types have their own different, though not as isolated social orders. The priests or religious people of any group tend to form their own community, as with monasteries and churches. The nobility, our political leaders, also have their own echelon of society, which requires a certain background to be able to enter. 

 

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