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WHY I AM NOT A HINDU: A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture and Political Economy. by Kancha Ilaiah. Let me make it clear, however, that I am not . Why I Am Not a Hindu. A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture and Political Economy. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd – Retired, Director, Centre for Study of. 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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Hinduism may have its faults — I prefer to correct it, as we go along. You and a brahmin are equally important to a society. Moreover, analysing second-hand experience is always dangerous as the cross-section one utilises may not be representative: I mot completely fine with him constructing a monolothic evil Brahmanical culture that he ruthlessly critiques.

Each of us when we surrender to lust, greed, selfishness, frustration, anger in actions, words or even in minds is a more honest example though many of these deeds may be hidden from others.

The boy informed parents and his brahmin community about the development. Probably Kancha is really smoking some stuff. Sounds like a psychopath ghost I saw in one horror movie who would give her victim the choice to either get murdered or be possessed by her!

You function as per unchangeable laws which remain the same throughout without slightest of deviations. Let there a hundred Ambedkars to rescue and put an end to the longest oppression in the human history. However practices like vegetarianism was adopted by the jains and all the other brahmins much later as the economy became more agrarian.

The disruption of traffic. Bertrand Rusel was also influenced by zionists. Since, our attitude is our fate; the homas are a structured set of mantras meant to cause a cognitive change in us, to create an energy field that results in a change in the pattern of the way hhindu think and receive. And this book fails utterly to bring any good to the society or to the humanity as a whole.


The administrators want to have serious discussions but some poors in mind are not serious. The author makes a detailed comparison of hindu culture and dalit culture.

When I was selected for the post of Assistant Professor in English, there were five candidates appeared in the Interview on 2nd July, So now the review: I was very eager to purchase and read the book by Kancha Illiah. We do not score a all the time in all aspects.

If we want to understand the process by which the contradiction between mental and physical labour is resolved as Mao did in the Chinese context, we must return to studying carefully the way the Dalitbahujan societies of India combined mental and physical labour, without a so-called wise man intervening, in the process of labouring to integrate, break open, reintegrate and finally discover new systems.

They became vegetarian only to conquer Buddhists.

It is my belief that born hindus should remain hindu and fight injustices being meted out to them by remaining in the fold. The first democratically elected communist ministry in the world in Kerala in was headed by a Brahmin E. If kings were the stooges of brahmins, then brahmins will not dhy things to eulogize the king.

Nor is there much chance of acid being thrown on their faces in the village if they do well in studies. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I suggest to choose some smallest area or some families in your residential area and start work with concentration. Is this really defeat or victory?

Christianity is a great religion and Bertrand russel gives superficial noh about why he is not a christian.

A Rejection of Hinduism – “Why I am not a Hindu” by Kancha Ilaiah | Sacred Space

If you just go by the surnames it is quite clear that Brahmins are the descendents of the famous Buddhist clans. Brahmin Rama killed Dalit Ravana Ravana was a Brahmin while Rama was a Kashtriya ,Bhagvad Gita asks the upper caste pandavas to kill their cousins the lower caste kauravas cousing belonging to different castes,hmmm?

The fact that a Catholic did kaancha or a Seven-Day Adventist did it, is of no consequence. Here is some statistics for the other faiths.


Even the majority disciples of Buddha and masters in Buddhist tradition were Brahmins from Subuthi, Mahakashyapa, Nagarjuna, Tilopa, I,aiah, Saraha, Buddhagosha and many many others were brahmins. Hinduism constructed wby own account of Dalitbahujan knowledge systems.

Only Dalitization of the whole society can achieve this goal….

Why I Am Not a Hindu

Therefore it became compelling for me to seek justice. Or you could also read it because there is not a sentence in this book that is not genuinely and perhaps rightfully angry. You are an idiot of course.

On the other hand, assume if two Brahmins were killed. The Sikh Gurus discarded the Hindu Gods! Radha, the milkmaid, is revered more because her love was for Krishna beyond Him…a union that met but never met, a saga of unconditional love, what we say is divine, expecting nothing in return….

The Shia will not go to Sunni mosque, these two will not go to Ahamadiya mosque, these three will not go to Sufi mosque, and these four will not go to Mujahiddin mosque?

Examining the above-mentioned Agenda and the Minutes of the Governing Body, there are differences between the proposed matter and the resolution regarding my selection. 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. Do what you can to uplift yourselves and your community if you could. Hinduism says, even though Ravan is brahmin, if he is evil, he be destroyed.

He wants to have a Cultural Revolution — like the one in China. Who is my muslim friend terrorist? Had you been near me, I would have lifted you on my head and taken you around on the strrets.