Hinduism: The Eternal Tradition (Sanatana Dharma)| Author David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri), also contains, ‘The Great Refuge’ by Ram Swarup | Publisher: Voice of India first edition 1995, new edition 2008 | Pages: 262 | Type: paperback | ISBN: 81-85990-29-8
The second, greatly revised edition, was released September 2008, after the first edition went through more than half a dozen reprints. The book was updated in order to deal with current challenges and misconceptions in Hindu Dharma. The new edition features many new sections and a clarification of important issue.
The book consists of a series of reflections, questions and answers on Sanatana Dharma, the universal tradiition behind Hinduism, covering all the most important issues of spirituality, religion, philosophy, culture, and spiritual practice. Several Hindu Temples in US and UK have ordered the book in bulk for their members. It is regarded as a classic in its field.The book covers almost every topic, concern and query about Hinduism both from Hindus and non-Hindu in a concise and contemporary manner.
Topics include the nature of Dharma, Hinduism and other religions, different branches of Hinduism, key beliefs and practices of Hinduism, global relevance of Hinduism, Hinduism and the planetary age, Hinduism and Vedic sciences, and issues of Hindu youth. One of the best studies of Hinduism and its many facets. Corrects many distortions and provides a clear way of explaining Hindu Dharma to people today.