DALIT IS NOT A DEROGATORY WORD BUT OFFERS IDENTITY

DALIT IS NOT A DEROGATORY WORD BUT OFFERS IDENTITY Is Dalit a derogatory word to describe a class of people who do not belong to the four Brahminic castes? Officially, these people belong to the term Scheduled Castes. But at its roots is a distinct identity of the millions of lower-caste Indians oppressed through the…

SEEKING WORLD PEACE THRU DEMOLITION OF BORDERS AND DEATH OF COUNTRIES

I begin this essay with words of wisdom and sanity taken from ancient Hindu scriptures and a Tamil poem written 2500 years ago. 1. Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: meaning the world is one family (Maha Upanishad.) 2. Yathum Oore Yavarum Kelir: meaning every place is my home town; everyone is my kith and kin (poet Kanian Poongundranar.)…

SWAMI AGNIVESH: A PROGRESSIVE HINDU CRUSADER

By Promod Puri Not all Hindus belong to the BJP, nor does BJP represent Hinduism in its spiritual sense. It is with these thoughts I remember saffron-clad Swami Agnivesh, who fought for social justice on his Hindu turf instead under the Hindutva ideology of the BJP. Swami Agnivesh, 81, who died September 11, 2020, in…

SHRI GANESH:

As there are no matter-of-fact inspired utterances attributed to the Hindu pantheon of gods and goddesses, except Lord Krishan thru his Gita sermons, the symbolic representation of each of them thru their statued or graphic images convey a lot of interpretations covering their collective or individual roles which appeal to varied and reverent prayers and…

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If one has understood God thru rituals and customs, then what has been understood is not God. Promod Puri

The message emanating from the House Of God remains the same. Church, Masjid and Mandir are just a nameplate. Promod Puri