Koenraad Elst (born 7 August ), Belgian Indologist and author of over twenty books on topics related to Hinduism, Indian history, and Indian politics. Results 1 – 16 of 31 Decolonizing The Hindu Mind (PB). by Dr Koenraad Elst in India: concealing the record of Islam. by Koenraad Elst. Dr. Koenraad Elst was born in Leuven, Belgium, on 7 August , into a Flemish (i.e. Dutch-speaking Belgian) Catholic family. He graduated in Philosophy.

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In the Samkhya worldview, which has permeated Hindu philosophy in general to some extent, there is a strict separation between Purusha, pure consciousness not immersed in the objects of consciousness, and on the other Prakrti, nature, which includes every single instance of object consciousness, both sensory perception and its digestion Manasand the awareness and elaboration of mental objects like memories and imaginings Buddhiwhich even includes synesthesia and other altered states of consciousness.

Gradually, the linguistic distance between Sanskrit and the reconstructed ancestral language Proto-Indo-European, PIE was theorized to become bigger, and in proportion with this, the geographical distance between India and the putative Homeland. Instead, they become the undisputed core of Europe, the real native Europeans. Help Center Find new research papers in: He adopts their hard-line stance against the two religions in his book, Decolonizing the Hindu Mind.

Why the incriminating quotations from MS Golwalkar’s book We do not prove any National-Socialist opinions or links whatsoever. In Belgium, the same line is followed as in France but with less fanfare and less grimness.


Hindus also genuinely feel that such State control results in despoiling the Hindu religious centres, large scale misappropriation of the temples’ income and properties and its redirection to secular purposes by the State, which is a major factor in the grinding poverty afflicting most Hindu temples, priests and their families.

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We should help Muslims in freeing themselves from Islam …. Geoffrey Oddie, general editor of the series including the present collective book, Hinduism in Indiathematizes the term in the first chapter.

HistoryHindutvaand Hindu-muslim Mughal History. History of Religion koenrada Islamic Studies. If the media pick it up, the government will not be able to ignore and stonewall it which it otherwise probably would do.

Inhe received a Ph. State of Karnataka expressed an expansive opinion when it said, “The right to establish and maintain educational institutions may elxt be sourced to article 26 awhich grants, in positive terms, the right to every religious denomination or any section thereof to establish and maintain institutions for religious and charitable purposes, subject to public order, morality and health”.

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As far as Christians and Muslims are concerned, the only good Hindu is a converted ex-Hindu. The Hindu Rashtra demand can only make you enemies, or kienraad their enmity and confirm their anti-Hindu elts “Hindu Taliban”.

A law, which takes away the right of administration altogether from the religious denomination and vests it in any other or secular authority, would amount to violation of the right which is guaranteed by article 26 d of the Flst. The Details about “Hindu Iconoclasm” more.

Well, sincethe party does have an absolute majority, and what calamity has befallen India? Retrieved from ” https: Monthly Review of Culture, Volume As an honorary member of the Kumarila Bhatta Samiti, i.


Now I am relieved to note that news of Hindu society’s death was premature after all.

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The Three Ayodhya Debates more. State of Andhra Pradesh opined “While articles 25 and 26 granted religious freedom to minority religions like Islam, Christianity and Judaism, they do not intend to deny the same guarantee to Hindus.

For all the predators feasting upon the dying body of Hindu society, there is nothing valuable in flst to revive it. History of Religion and Indian History.

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My general point, of which the present instance is but an illustration, is that the ongoing exposure to the Christian world need not lead to the acceptance of Christian doctrines, symbols or customs. Article 28 rightly keeps religious instructions out of public educational system in the country.

Article 26 bestows rights on all religious denominations, irrespective of majority or minority, to establish and maintain institutions for religious and charitable purposes, to manage their own affairs, and to own, acquire and administer property thereof.

It has only been called OIT sinceelxt many watchers of the Homeland debate have only gradually learned about it. In this book, unfortunately, while this is correctly enunciated, it remains only a sociological nod to a human reality but without any ideological flesh: She simply wanted to be back with her husband Rama.

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