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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
The Limitations of Society

The ancients did not believe in a simple democracy or equality between men. They saw an equality between the souls of men but realized that our human aptitudes are quite different, our minds and their values differ. There is in democracy, its negative side, the scaling down of higher values, just as there is in it the raising up of the lower classes. It aims at the average, which may be the mediocre. 

It also serves to impose one set of values upon all human beings. These are defined by the values behind the democracy. In most democracies they are economic freedom or commercial interests. Hence they naturally impose commercial values on the whole of society. They do not just simply allow individuals to pursue different values but overtly or covertly promote the values of one level of society, the mercantile class. This is not so much a society free of class as a society ruled by, defined by and reduced to one class. Compared to such a one-dimensional or linear society, the ancient cultures were intricate and multidimensional.

 

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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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