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My rebuttal of ARUN SHOURIE’s book on Vijayvaani

In his recent book ‘Does He Know a Mother’s Heart?’ Arun Shourie discusses how religions deal with the question of  human suffering. In the chapters on Hinduism, Shourie criticizes the karma theory, attributes a wrong understanding of mayavada to Adi … Continue reading

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Demonisation of Hinduism and Brahmins in Tamilnadu School Textbooks

Yesterday, during my visit to a local school in Coimbatore, the social science teacher at the school brought to my attention the blatantly offensive anti-hindu and anti-brahmin content being taught to poison the young minds through the Samacheer Kalvi textbooks … Continue reading

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Book Review published in the April 2012 edition of The Vedanta Kesari

My review of 3 books on the Ramayana,  published in the April 2012 edition of The Vedanta Kesari Titles: 1. Historical Rama (ISBN: 93-80592-17-5) 2. Ayodhya – War & Peace (ISBN: 93-80592-19-1) 3. Ramayana in Lanka (ISBN: 93-80592-18-3) Authors: D.K. … Continue reading

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My Review of the book Breaking India as published in The Vedanta Kesari – October 2011

This book is a wake-up call for every Indian to think deeply about the future of India and stand up to these threats, within and without, so that we may allow our future generations to benefit from the fountain of eternal wisdom that is Sanatana Dharma. Continue reading

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Review: The Mahabharata and the Yugas – India’s Great Epic Poem and the Hindu System of World Ages

Review: The Mahabharata and the Yugas – India’s Great Epic Poem and the Hindu System of World Ages Continue reading

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Review: Stay Hungry Stay Foolish by Rashmi Bansal

A train journey in India, as Robert Blackwill (former US Ambassador to India) commented, is a philosophical experience. More so, when you have a book like Stay Hungry Stay Foolish for company. Few books have had such a powerful impact … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Family and the Nation by Abdul Kalam & Acharya Mahapragya

Finally, I found some time to read Abdul Kalam’s much touted joint venture with Acharya Mahapragya. I had high expectations from both of them when I picked up the book. Also, having worked with the Swadesi Academic Council in Tamilnadu … Continue reading

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