Excerpt from The God Juggernaut and Hinduism in India: From a Study of Their Sacred Books and More Than 5, 000 Miles of Travel in India Of the world-religions. Each one of these has been engaged in the most aggressive efforts, and with char acteristic missionary zeal and method, for the mastery. Christianity has won its way among the dominant faiths, and with a mighty host of devoted Workers, has been earnestly striving for the moral and spiritual supremacy, although Hinduism and Mohammedanism are easily in the ascendency, so far as numerical strength is concerned. There are many reasons why we are interested in India, for it was into the rthern portion, w kwn as the Punjab, that the Aryans, the descendants of our common ancestors, came from their rthwestern home after many centuries of migration, and here theyr estab lished themselves and gradually extended their con quests southward. Here the ancient Vedas had their origin, and here Brahmanism arose and became a mighty priestly power; and here Buddha was born and began his reforms as a reaction against the abuses and usurpations of the Brahmanical priests. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.