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Video: Four superstar "India experts" lecture at New School, New York
One of the speakers is the famous Sheldon Pollock who won the GOI's Padma Bhushan award (author of "The death of Sanskrit"
and a theorist that Sanskrit is a language that oppresses dalits). He
is also the man in charge to produce a series of classical Indian texts
translated into English for English speaking youth worldwide, funded by
Another speaker on Hindu "puritanism" is Wendy Doniger.
Another is an Indian discussing how the Mumbai establishment is terrorizing the Muslims in the pretext of controlling terrorism...
|Yale's Anti-Semitic Act
Michel Danino shares a link:
A friend sends this. Very much on the lines of what Rajiv has been saying for years. Can it be of any use to Hindus? The parallels are so striking. (And see the last but one para.)
There were a couple of responses to this. Come Carpentier disagreed with some points, with a counter-response from Rajiv Malhotra. A followup thread is here.
Excerpted with permission from Malhotra, Rajiv and Aravindan Neelakandan, " *Breaking India <http://www.breakingindia.com/>: Western Interventions in Dravidian...
Review can be found here.
|'Breaking India' now exposed by 'The India Cables'
Chapter 15 of 'Breaking India' exposes the US governments
direct/indirect involvement in evangelism as foreign policy. Hitherto
the readers of the book were educated about this fact but now the truth
is out in the open. 'The India cables' published by The Hindu exposes
the same fact albeit on a different note.
'The India cables' dated April 21, 2011, published a classified US Embassy communique whose subject was "RAJASTHAN GOVERNOR REFUSES TO SIGN ANTI-CONVERSION BILL".
The interest of the US embassy in the anti-conversion bill lays bare
the fact that BI exposed. More interesting is the part, headlined 'Repercussions in Rome', where the Pope is concerned about the 'religious intolerance' in India and urges the GOI to reject such legislation ...
|Daniel Pipes and Aryan Invasion
Daniel Pipes mentioned Aryan Invasion in a recent article. When
rebutted by a commenter, he responded, "I realize that this theory is
contested in India but it is widely accepted elsewhere".
"Breaking India" initial chapters give the complete picture of the
development of AIT/ART and also talks about its debunking ...
Here is a followup from N. S. Rajaram
|Re: Article on the Aryan myth
I have attached the promised article. I have contacted Daniel Pipes
also telling his that I was disappointed to see a scholar of his stature
give credence to...
This thread is also important from the perspective of the coming together of the voices of Dharma from different parts of India.
I am here in Bangalore.
For now, I bought 3 copies of Breaking
India to be given to 3 friends whom I will be meeting shortly -
Karnataka's leading Literary giant S.L. Bhyrappa, Movie Actor Ananth
Nag, and Sugata Srinivasaraju (Outlook South India Editor). Please see [links] (1) , (2), (3).
N. S. Rajaram adds:
This is excellent. Bhyrappa is a good friend of mine. I will ask him to
write an article on it for a major Kannada newspaper when I return. He
has a huge following.
|Why is reviewing author's name hidden?
Rajiv Malhotra asks: Does anyone know the name of the author and why s/he is identified simply as "history prof from DU"? ...
"The review is by Saradendu Mukerjee. He is also the author of the following:
Peasants, Politics and the British Govt. 1930-1940- A Study in Bihar.
Secularism: theory and practice in Contemporary India.
His review that appears here, can also be viewed on 'Intelli Brief"
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