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The Idea of India

Every great nation has a unique reason for its existence. There are some unique cultural and social contributions of that nation and people to humanity, which gives meaning to its very existence. All the support systems like economy, education, military, … Continue reading

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My idea of Hindutva is from what I have seen in my friends associated with RSS, VHP, etc. And that is: “Hindutva” is merely the Hindi/Sanskrit word for “Indianness”. It is just an umbrella word for everything that is “uniquely … Continue reading

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Sri Ramakrishna

Today is Sri Ramakrishna’s Jayanti. It was the time when Indian tradition, culture, civilization, values, etc. were being challenged by Western education and ideas. India had been at the top of the Human Civilization – economically, scientifically, technologically, philosophically, socially, … Continue reading

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Indian Culture

Every country and people have an uniqueness, which makes their existence meaningful. A country is not merely a piece of land with a common currency and government. It is a cultural entity, which thrives in the lives of its people. … Continue reading

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Indian Philosophy’s Way to Religious Plurality

We live in a time when people of different religions have to be in touch with each other, live together and work together. In such a context, acceptance of plurality of religions is mandatory for peaceful coexistence and smooth relationships. … Continue reading

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