Why I Am Not a Hindu has ratings and 21 reviews. Priya said: Casteism is an evil that has been prevalent in our country for ages though this has most. 6 Apr WHY I AM NOT A HINDU, A SUDRA CRITIQUE OF HINDUTVA, PHILOSOPHYM CULTURE AND POLITICAL ECONOMY. 19 Apr 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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They are seated separately in the classroom and at mid-day meals in countless schools across the country. Thus the worker’s suffering or death is seen as that of the Other. So much for a public agenda. The problem in india is that Christian Missionaries have too much money in their pockets that dig deep all the way to the UK and USA in dollars and pounds.

My supposedly progressive upbringing hasn’t made me realize this so far. He says Brahmins were meat eaters years ago and because to defeat Buddhism they became vegetarians. Take a good look at yourself in the mirror.

Who wud you think you are to give warnings to others? Whether we kancha ilaiah why i am not a hindu know it or not, whether we openly accept it or not, we all are actually surviving because we follow this Vedic religion or Vedic Dharma. And here is one more fact: Our family deity is Marikamba of Banvasi and have ties with the temple trust since generations. There is no partisan attitude towards any varnas. How much of it is true and how much false.

Who are these opressed masses?

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He also wrote the Ramayana in Kannada in 2 century CE. Anyways, back to caste system. It is neither a matter of pride nor u priviledge. Rajiv malhotra to know more about people like him. Their time is coming to an end.

Kancha Ilaiah – Why I am not a Hindu | Dalit Nation – The Only Authentic Voice of Dalits

Consciously or unconsciously, the British themselves helped to construct a ‘brahminical meritocracy’ that came to power in post-Independence India. But one should understand that the whole concept of communism as a tool of social revolution was developed in Kerala mostly by Brahmins inspired by the evils prevalent within their community.

According to Ilaiah, only kancha ilaiah why i am not a hindu Hindu gods are violent or advocate violence obviously he is unfamiliar with the Greek myths ; the Hindu polytheism is somehow flawed and primitive, Levantine monotheism is more advanced Hindu polytheism is actually pantheism, going much beyond monotheism, seeing God everywhere in life ; and only male Gods of the Hindus have power. The brahmin boy informed the decision. But do that without defaming brahmins or anybody else.

The Sikh Gurus discarded the Hindu Gods!

Its discipline that which makes a community or people successful. The ancient theoretical formation of the thesis leisure as life was propounded by Vatsyayana in the Kamasutra, where he constructs a nagarika citizen as one who embodies this notion.

Why I Am Not a Hindu

Just look at some of the facts and how Kancha iliaih depicts them:. A people who refuse to listen to new questions and learn new answers will perish and not prosper…. The supposed homogeneity of his dalitbahujan culture is deeply irritating. Of course, there are poor Brahmins and other upper caste people who suffer real poverty.

Going by ilaish previous responses, you would not. I am glad I didnt have to invest in such a pathetic book from Kancha Illiah or whoever that is. The iaiah manu created the manusmrithi and without any political power the brahmins ruled us. If only you can shoot arrows like eklavya…. Do read this book but before you do so, keep your minds open to both criticism and skeptism- how much of it is true, biased and how much is fabricated?


You and a brahmin are equally important to a society. The story runs on the narrative that lower-castes Dalitbahujans, as author prefers it wm a completely different lifestyle, philosophy, daily practices compared to the other ‘Hindus’. The entire pro-Dalit movement also has its foundation on this baseless notion.

For a better one should also read Satyarth Prakash which is again authored by Kanca Dayanand Sarawati. If you view the world thru gray glasses, everything appears gray. Feb 09, Sainath Sunil rated it really liked it.

I found it very unfair. Please explain your idea, as i am not able to understand this point. Its no wonder, given the degree of caste prejudice which exists.

The same brahminical forces transformed themselves to suit an emerging global capitalism. How many upper caste men have had their eyes gouged out for marrying outside their caste? Happy Hindu is now a days so much frustrated that he often uses the abusive language.