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Brahmanism 102: The Prophet of Sanatana Dharma and his “idea of India”
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Brahmanism 102: The Prophet of Sanatana Dharma and his “idea of India”

‘Hindu’ is a term given to us by others who thought that their religion was better than ours. To them, we were strange people on the other side of Sindhu. Yet, our forefathers called our rituals, our understanding of Dharma by a different name; Sanatana Dharma; Sanatana as in eternal, Chirantan, forever. They did not...

परम्परा बनाम प्रगति
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परम्परा बनाम प्रगति

सबरीमाला में स्वामी अय्यप्पा के मंदिर ने हिन्दुओं को भी दो भागों में बाँट दिया है - एक वर्ग जो परम्परा के बचाव में है और दूसरा वर्ग इसे लैंगिक समानता के विरुद्ध मानता है।

Conundrum of the Hindu identity
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Conundrum of the Hindu identity

The Indian state refuses to recognize Hindus as the varied trees of the same forest and instead considers them worth protecting only if they conform like the uniform vegetation in a small grove or a garden.