Friday, April 26, 2019

Ram Swarup and Sita Ram Goel: Intellectual Kshatriyas who Wielded the Pen like a Sabre

Wake up, folks, wake up! As intimidated as you are by the fear of going against the stream and looking racist you don’t understand or don’t want to understand that a Reverse Crusade is on the march. As blinded as you are by the myopia...

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NOTES ON CULTURE

Old Kadamba Temple

What Happens when a Hindu Temple is Destroyed

In the previous part of this series, we saw how Hindu temples show a remarkable sense of unbroken continuity and cultural unity in that they are still a living memory. The...
Temple in J&K

The So-Called Kashmir Problem Actually Indicates a Mindset

Let me say it bluntly. What we call as the Kashmir “problem” is a polite way of describing a civilisational threat. It is a festering wound created by that Nawab of...

Christianising Carnatic Classical Music: The Madras Enablers of Cultural Appropriation

And just as I had predicted, the Ideological Iyengar has exploded in his naked, phoney fury and revealed himself in full technicolour craziness. Don’t take my word for it. Check his own tweet.  Thodur Madabusi Krishna’s...
Village Festival

Elements of the Cultural Unity of Bharata

In an earlier essay, I had remarked with some alarm about the shocking extent of de-Hinduisation that has occurred in the last seventy years in its only birthplace and home: Bharatavarsha or India. In...
Babri Masjid

How Arjun Singh Blocked the Ram Temple Excavation: The Full Story

Thus records the late Koluvail Vyasaraya Ramesh in an interview he gave to a Kannada periodical in 2006. An unforgettable experience of my stay in Delhi occurred on...

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Blinded by Communism: The Story of how Amartya Sen Ruined the Nalanda Revival

Nalanda University was established as a university of eminence in Bihar during the period when both Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism were at the peak of their glory. It provided free accommodation and free education to all those interested in pursuing knowledge or in the true Indian...

HISTORY VIGNETTES

How Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru Ousted Dr. B.R. Ambedkar from the...

The life, career, and legacy of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar continues to remain an unnecessarily controversial topic just like most malaises afflicting...

A Glimpse into the Appalling and Unparalleled Economic Bleeding of India...

Editor’s Note: This excerpt is part of a history initiative at The Dharma Dispatch, which aims to educate and inform our readers...

Know your Nehru: Tarnishing India’s Image Abroad

Starting with this, The Dharma Dispatch will carry a series aimed at providing the true picture of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru....