"Be aware of the trap laid through Western scholastic methods !
I largely agree with Nandy's contention. The Western historical method much less ideological straitjacket (Marxist) is wholly unsuited for understanding the epics and the Puranas. This is the reason that I am working on a lengthy introduction on the historiography to volume 1 of my projected 5 volume history of India.
- N.S. Rajaram
VIDEOS: The [BI] book's main web site now has 8 videos from the Delhi book launch featuring several important speakers...
CHENNAI: A book attempting to explore “Western interventions” in fuelling movements with a separatist agenda in the country was launched here on Thursday.
The book ‘Breaking India: Western Interventions in Dravidian and Dalit Faultlines,' examines the issue of international nexuses with local movements and argues that such campaigns pit regional identities against the notion of India as socio-culturally diverse State.
Launching the publication, spiritual leader Dayananda Saraswati said the book covered a wide range issues that “affect our psyche.” ....