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Hindus are Tribals, Hindus are Pagans

Hindus are Tribals, Hindus are Pagans

 At the 5th Gathering of the Elders (Mysore, 1-4 February 2015), I was originally only present as an observer. But when a Hindu lady speaker had addressed the social philosophy of the Gond tribe, I felt it necessary to give a fitting reply, as it was contrary to the whole aim and spirit of the [...]

February 4, 2015 Dr Koenraad Elst Archives, India 0

Sanskrit : A Language of ‘Controversy’

Sanskrit : A Language of ‘Controversy’

Some sixty to forty years ago, the Jan Sangh, precursor of the BJP, was 100% in favour of the replacement of English with a native language. Because the Constituent Assembly had opted (by a single vote) for Hindi rather than Sanskrit as the “link language”, it became a pro-Hindi party, but in their hearts many [...]

August 14, 2014 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives 0
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