Indian religions

harbir-singh
Radicalization

Columnist Harbir Singh makes an illegal post calling for mass violence against Muslims

This post speaks for itself. Harbir Singh is basically calling for violence against Muslims. I am writing this blog to preempt overreactions and suggest that the only correct answer to what is very wrong is doing what is right in an impeccable manner. Hate and violence is not right. Hindus should not support this, Muslims should not […]

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ModiNotWelcome Awaaz Netowrk campaign projected this poster on the UK Parliament
National

Om morphing into the Swastika by Awaaz Network was eloquent

With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi due to arrive in the UK, protesters of the Awaaz Network projected an image of Modi holding a sword with an “Om morphing into the Swastika” next to him. This has triggered a lot of outrage and offended feelings among many. I see it as missing the woods for the […]

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Illustration by Vidyut Kale uses image of oil painting in public domain
Economic inequality
Hindutva
National
Radicalization

The 22 vows of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar converted to Buddhism on 15 October 1956 at Deeksha Bhoomi, in Nagpur. Around 8 lakh followers converted in his steps. At this time he took 22 vows, more like open declarations. These are a rejection of Hinduism as unequal and something that the upper #caste dominant public “memory” rarely remembers. We’d like […]

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backlit silhouette of a monk praying
Religion and Phiosophy

The birth of a ritual

A parable about how rituals are born and what they become when they are done for any other reason than the result of the action being performed.

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