Tags : Hindu culture

Rituals vs Bhakti: The False Dichotomy

Note: This is addressed to the modern educated Hindu who believes that Hindu religion is a religion where anything goes, and there are no rules or restrictions. Hence they contend that their point of view is as valid, if not more, like that of a practising Hindu who comes from a traditional background. I write this […]Read More

Hindu world-sense and colonizing enterprise

(This is an extract from the book “The Beginning of Hindu Culture as World Power (AD 300- 600)” authored by Benoy Kumar Sarkar in 1916. Benoy Kumar Sarkar was a social scientist, professor, and nationalist. He founded several institutes in Calcutta, including the Bengali Institute of Sociology, Bengali Asia Academy, Bengali Dante Society, and Bengali […]Read More