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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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And the way to do so is to follow the Vedic religion — test each step of the derivation for its truth and proceed.

His parents and community refused flatly. This is the most highly scholarly book on religion. From the experience of reading your replies posted earlier — because you pretend to sleep. Annihilation Of Caste 2. Mar 29, Pavankumar Reddy rated it it was ok. He ordered to peel off the skin of a cow and wrap him in that skin ,brought to Madina by dragging him! Today India gives as much opportunity in fact more to the Dalits as much as it does to anyone else.

The word does not exist in any Indian language.

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God is one and each religion worship in different forms. They still boast that they will heal a person from the bad effects of Saturn and Mars planets. Infact if you look at the modern day world the community with majority of vegetarians come from Jains and Brahmins.

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Why I Am Not a Hindu by Kancha Ilaiah

On the other hand, assume if two Brahmins were killed. Each of us when we surrender to lust, greed, selfishness, frustration, anger in actions, words or even in minds is a more honest example though many of these deeds may be hidden from others. Vedic Brahmanism was accepted as canonical, prescribing the strict hierarchy of castes the Oxford definition quoted above goes on to say that the caste system is an integral part of Hinduism. I think if all the Govt. It is neither a matter of pride nor a priviledge.

Why I Am Not a Hindu

In some groups the upper caste might be in a minority wny exit and in other groups it might be the Dalits. Is whatever contained in Agniveer.

I have been approached by many organizations to work for them as we have a strong support in North and central karnataka. You would still be following Vedic Dharma. Vedas are ilaizh of being Brahminical texts designed to subdue the Shudras. Between andwhen literacy in the population as a whole doubled, it quadrupled among Dalits. I lived in India for 5 years, enough to understand Indians and Hinduism and Dalits. I taught the classes of B.

He quit his job and went overseas because one man from bihar was placed as his boss — this bihari boss was an ST and did even know basic stuff. So all these people talking about are not from any oppressed caste.

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Yet, women in south asia have virtually no control over fertility decisions in all communities and women who work do not get to control the labor product they produce even in the magical dalibahujan community. Because of hurdles faced by him from his child hood he wrote this book. His solution for the Dalitization of Indian society is very, very radical.


But his construction of dalitbahujan culture is flawed and does the greatest disservice to dalitbahujan peoples themsleves. Oddly enough, just two days before this piece, the WSJ ran zm very good summary of the Khairlanji atrocity a year after it occurred.

For Dalitbahujans, physical and mental labour was an integrated whole.

A Critique of Spiritual Fascism. They have not yet grown up. This very theory was reinstated at different stages of history whenever brahininical Hinduism was in crisis, or whenever Dalitbahujan organic forces rebelled against Hindu theory and practice.

Mr Chumber, If you can exercise your imagination a little bit more you can find a lot of substance to write on the topics above. You are mad Chumber. The sanskrit sloikas are replete with imagery of nature from mountains to rivers and plants and animals. There are a lot of gaps in what you have said.

Overall, a good book to acquaint yourself ahy the academic litera A radical take on the Brahminism permeating Indian society and its layers. The brahmins left the dalits as untouchables.

Sep 19, Animesh Mitra rated it it was amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Same stories with lies narrated by professional liers and unruly cowards.