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“Charity”, #WesternUniversalism examined: ≠ Daana

Abbakka Prerana || श्री || When we hear the word “charity” what comes to our mind is helping the needy, magnanimity, selflessness, etc. But do you know about the different varieties of charity? Let me describe some versions of charity I have come across. The Selling Generation – Catching them …

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Women & Education: #VedicTruths > #FakeLiberalisms

B S Nihaar “ I proceed with the Rudras,with the Vasus,with the Adityas and the Vishvadevas ; I support both Mitra and Varuna, Agni and Indra and the two Asvins. I support the foe destroying Tvastr ,Pusan and Bhaga ; I bestow wealth upon the institutor of the rite offering …

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Countering English Hegemony : #AngreziAtyachar Sanskritise English #SNT

Kanishka Sukumar While India is free from British rule, it is yet to be free from the hegemony of angrezi.  Angrezi atyachar  Angrezi, that is English, is more than a language of words in India. It is a language of status.  As old hierarchies dissolve, angrezi is a fine moat …

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ThiruMayilai : The Itihasa of Mylapore

Sharda Narayanan For a long time Madras was known as the capital of Tamil Nadu, the city of traditional food, Bharatanatyam and silks, until it became Chennai, with the State Government changing its name in 1996. While Madras was the administrative capital of South India during the time of the …

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Sanskritizing India’s Education Policy,The Sanskrit Non-Translatable approach: #NEP needs #SNT

Jayakara Poojari Author’s Note: In my previous article Coloniality and Bharatiya Drishti: #NEP2020 is COLONIZED, I discussed about why the MHRD is important and why the keepers of Dharma need to understand the larger intellectual battles. They are far behind the strategies and tactics of the opposition. Here I discuss …

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Is Science another form of Christianity ? #RoS

Abbakka Prerana Editorial Note: In a thought provoking article, reversing the gaze on Science from a layperson perspective, Abbakka raises some very important points about the nature of “Modern Science”, especially the influence of its roots and evolution. Just as adherents of Christianity claim it to be the Religion of …

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Reinstating the #HinduState in Nepal

Tejendra G C Author Note: My previous article described the dynamics of the BreakingNepal Forces and the associated Constitutional Abrahmisation. I now describe the factors that lie in opposition to reinstating a HinduState in Nepal. These factors need to be tackled and strategically addressed before Nepal can become a Hindu …

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American Exceptionalism and the Myth of the Frontiers – 10: Kantian Euro-centrism

The three ideas—aesthetics, morality and truth—have been inter-linked in Western thought. One finds numerous instances where a judgment about one is superimposed to implicate another aspect of that culture. That this was an “enlightened” view held by some of the greatest liberal thinkers of the West is illustrated by Kant’s …

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A Purvapaksha of Darwin-ism: #DialecticSpiritualism

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Editorial Note : The book Dialectic Spiritualism presents a purvapaksha of thirty six Western Thinkers in incisive Srila Prabhupada style. A few select ones will be republished as part of the IK Masters Series. From 1973 to 1976 His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Svami …

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Videshi scholarship accuses Charaka of “plagiarism” : The Battle for Āyurveda begins …

Dr Priyanka Shandilya Editorial Note: This article is part of a Series on the purvapaksha of Western interpretations of Āyurveda. The claims and arguments made in the paper “The Path to Liberation through Yogic Mindfulness in Early Ayurveda” by Dominik Wujastyk are examined with the traditional drishti. One of the traditional “tools”of the videshi trade …

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