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Gau rakshak menace is not a national issue – it’s a propaganda

The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published y DailyO. The danger of cow protectors is the latest in the strategy of targeting Hindu practices. Over the past two years, the issues posed by cow vigilantism and cow protectors (gau rakshaks) has dominated the rhetoric of Opposition parties of India and formed one

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Congress has long lost its identity as India’s national freedom party

The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO.  The party is becoming merely another far-Left party with no independent intellectual voice of its own. The Indian National Congress began in the pre-Independence era as the main representative of the country’s freedom struggle. This occurred over many decades with a number of

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Yoga: India’s Soft Power That Can Change The World

The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by Swarajya.  India has a tremendous cultural power or civilisational shakti that has maintained a profound impact on the world for thousands of years. This is represented by India’s great gurus, rishis and dharmic traditions at an inner level, along with a sophisticated artistic and material culture outwardly. India’s many-sided civilisation spread

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Why Varna is Not Caste

The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the divisive idea of caste by birth. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by IndiaFacts: The Four Varna system of ancient India was originally based upon the idea of an organic social

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How we can make Bharat rise again

The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO It is time for India as a political state to acknowledge and support itself as a civilisation. India is not just a country or a nation, India is a civilisation. A civilisation is more than a country. It exists as a vast domain

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