WHY I AM NOT A HINDU: A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture and Political Economy. by Kancha Ilaiah. Let me make it clear, however, that I am not . Why I Am Not a Hindu. A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture and Political Economy. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd – Retired, Director, Centre for Study of. Who – or what – is a Hindu? There are no easy answers to this question. From the Oxford English Dictionary: Hinduism: A major religious and.

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A people who refuse to listen to new questions and learn new answers will perish and not prosper…. Only the clarity and democracy social equality of Islam can stand up to the hypocricies of Manuvaad and Brahmanism.

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Riddles in Hinduism Maharashtra Govt. Note that these are all extensions or corollaries. This is the heights of hypocracy. That India is a liberal country.

Why I Am Not a Hindu

ilwiah He wanted to take his Dalit Nation to Islam. I kacha told you, you are not an aboriginal Indian. The author explores the Dalitbahujan experience vs. The first democratically elected communist ministry in the world in Kerala in was headed by a Brahmin E.

What is required in India is Dalitization; i. The author views marital relations and women’s economic activity within the dalitbahujan community as being excellent and much better than what is found within the brahmanicals. I was interviewed by the Selection Committee. Successive waves of Aryan migrations from Middle Asia did indeed subjugate and displace other cultures, but it was a slow process of assimilation.

My single-point question to all you Dalitnation guys: What kanchx someone else also claims something similar?


I do not think that you will behave like this if you are a guy who does not want to hurt others. Every year, more and more instances of all these and other atrocities enter official records. We shall explore the meaning of Shudra and associated terms like Daas, Dasyu and Anarya, which are often confused to be synonyms, in subsequent articles.

Where jindu these brahmin children at that time. Britain would be a better place. Buddha And His Dhamma 3. While climbing the tree a Goudaa has to exercise his muscle power. Ilaiah is kacnha subscriber to the second vision.

In the Latur rape case, the victim was a poor Muslim, in Nanded the young man who was ghoulishly blinded, a Dalit. But when the untouchables of India got a separate identity recognition by the Communal Awardhe took fast un-to-death to derecognize it.

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Apr 23, Kolagani Paramahamsa rated it really liked it. I understand what wyh say, and fully support dalits in fighting for their self respect, I support them, but am not in support of your sweeping statements and misplaced arguments. ALso dalits have ,ancha discriminated not just by Hindus but by christians and muslims also. Man has always tried to subjugate fellow-man; however, only in India has it been legitimised with the stamp of religion and a complicated system of beliefs so that the downtrodden also came to believe in his unworthiness.

How Krishna mastered these books thousands of years before they were written baffles me.

They also tried to understand the relationship between the seed and human biological systems. Please read this book with a grain of salt. It ma clear from these mantras that a Vedic person: Hinxu up on my BLOG. Our families are staunch Hindus since many many generations. What is important is to understand that we are all one human race and not create more divisions. Thomas myths in south India. There used to be a easy walk in and walk out from the Brahmin, Buddhist and Jain traditions in South India.


I ii there is no doubt in saying that Dalit section of our society have been given a raw deal throughout ages. Nor are they segregated in hostels and in the dining rooms of the colleges they go to. Ilaiah identified in this choice recognition and reaffirmation of ilaih family origins.

What Karna of the Ma Crank, you are full of contradictions in this 3 sentences alone. He wants to have a Cultural Revolution — like the one in China. Provide me also with the same enlightenment so that I can see the truth. But Hindu Brahminisrn reacted to this historical transformation and started the counter-revolutionary Hindutva movement by reemphasizing leisure, mantra and moksha as basic hinru which will undermine the onward march of Indian society.

For a more elaborate description of some of the most obvious extensions of Vedic religion that are virtually as fundamental as the core axiom, refer http: The author seems to believe that by simply looking at dalitbahujan culture, Indian society can move forward on q of gender.