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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While Kshatriyas and Vaishyas have been happily left out of your vision why are you selectively comparing brahmins. Why he promoting Violence in his book if he is a social worker. Let me make it clear, however, that I am not writing this book to convince suspicious brahminical minds; I am writing this book for those who have open minds. I filed a petition regarding this wrong appointment in the high court of Mumbai which is yet not admitted due to some unknown reasons.

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May all look at me with admiration. The agni lighted outside is the same agni tattva from within. I have 2 relatives who are Sharmas 1 from Punjab, another from UP and used to wonder how come they are brahmins without any history of anyone in their families ever having being priests or being associated with priestly duties of any sort — now i understand — perhaps their ancestors were shramans in the past.

So where is all this brahmin conspiracy stuff you are talking about. Just as a fanatic Christian would use hook or crook to promote Bible, and a fanatic Muslim would recommend even the sword to promote Quran, Agniveer is trying to promote Vedas — yet another claimant of divinity — to strengthen his own cult.

For Dalitbahujans labour is life. He consented to be Muslim and marry that girl. Philosophy of Hinduism 7. Great, now Brahmins created Pakistan and Bangladesh. The brahmin children have no clue about sex unlike we dalits. They are extremely dangerous books and they used it to kill millions of people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.

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However sramanas came from all communities. Training in this specialization is much more dangerous and difficult than training in reading the Vedas.

I never knew a godess named pochamma existed. If you wish people to remember you forever…. It is always clear in saying, Good wins and evils will be destroyed. The sufferers of this system must be destroyers of this system.

A Rejection of Hinduism – “Why I am not a Hindu” by Kancha Ilaiah | Sacred Space

I have great regards for Babasaheb Ambedkar and agree with him in all counts except on the fact of ridiculing hinduism. Try to the find the original translated in English. However, instead of trying to forge a classless society, they have been busy forming their own caste-based platforms and more importantly, aligning to the traditional Hindu model of attaining power based on caste.

May I also seek inspiration from You to be unflinchingly principled in my life.

If labour is not pleasure, if Dalitbahujan minds do not derive pleasure out of that labouring process, given the low levels of consumption on which they subsist, Dalitbahujan bodies would have died much earlier than they do. Now, the same people who made the accusation are now committing the same act. A known person worked in a govt based research place.

Why I Am Not a Hindu

This is because among them Hinduism has destroyed all positive elements that normally exist in a human being. Since mesquiteice conducts himself in a dignified way, me too will do the same.

Or because you want to hear from someone who is born into a social construct that is so difficult to break free from that the best the oppressed have done is started dressing up as the oppressor. When a person is steeped in hatred he can go to any lenghts. Dalits burying their dead in any place the upper castes object to could find ilaiaj bodies of their loved ones torn out of the ground.

The critique about Telugu textbooks in my schooling is particularly enlightening. As he observes, the Gods of the Sudras and Dalits are acknowledged by the rest of Hindu society, tho Although I disagree with the major thesis of this book, I actually think its a great read, and that every Hindu should read it.


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And kanchs ppl are saying ilaiwh discarded those Gods: According to the Planning Commission guidelines, these funds cannot be diverted for any other purpose. Buddha studied in the shramana lineage but went out of this as he adopted a middle path as opposed to the extreme austerity of the shramanas. The organisation has been founded by Manjul himself to preserve such rare manuscripts which he says are a treasure-trove for those who want to learn about ancient Marathi literature.

This is the starting point. I also for the first time was introduced to some of the South Indian Dalit gods and goddesses and anyone with an interest in India should go ahead and read this book just for those chapters.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Sukra Charya said July 9, A corrupt politician, a fraud marketeer, a rapist, a murderer are obvious examples.

True fighters should fight against the real enemies. This should be done in a peaceable way, through the ballot-box and re-education of Indian society. So what this author has written kanchha all misinformation and something that was created by politics centuries ago which was backed up by British colonialism and sadly by Indians as well.

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hindi They are like the Theory of Relativity and Laws of Motion. Dalit thinker Kancha Ilaiah on name, caste”. He says Brahmins were meat eaters years ago and because to defeat Buddhism they became vegetarians. We could not think about Dalits Literacy, and all other basic rights, if Ambedkar not written such laws.

The first democratically elected communist ministry in the world in Kerala in was headed by a Brahmin E. They left you untouched, forget imposition.

But that does not concern us. But all these arts and sciences, all these knowledge systems have been delegitimized.