Category: Distortions in hindu history
Philology Versus Misology
The vast majority of Western scholars, who call themselves Indologists, approach ancient Indian texts with a sense of skepticism and view them as objects to be exploited. Most scholars have attempted...
Whose Common Era?
Students are taught a one-sided history, no matter the school or state.
Millennia of history, written by winners of wars and purveyors of ethnocide, is unravelling. Disrespect and erasure of...
Distortions in Indian Historiography
Indeed, one of the symptoms of systematic history distortion has been the refusal to research the facts of the millennium-long oppression of Hinduism.
Who Speaks for Hindu Studies?
A non-Hindu may certainly teach Hinduism, but Hinduism must be taught on par with other traditions. The Vedas, Upanishads, Brahmasutras, Itihasas are not a playground for one to reconcile personal...
Hindudvesha - Systemic Hinduphobia
Hindudvesha perpetuates a state of disharmony and conflict, leading to systemic discrimination and violence against the Hindus.
A case for Hindu Studies in Academia
The Hindu community in India and globally have a dual role and responsibility: as direct inheritors of Hindu legacy and as its custodians. … The collective body of Hindu literature and writings is...
Importance of Hindu Studies in Universities
Hindu Studies-A Worthy Challenger to Indology
Today, western Indologists shape and influence society’s views and perceptions about Hinduism and India, which are largely Hinduphobic. Hindu Studies as an academic discipline is of paramount...
A Student Speaks on CIHS Course
A student from the HUA course – Critical Issues in Hindu Studies shares her thoughts about the course as we showcase some talks by the faculty for the course, Dr. Kundan Sigh.
Postcolonial Hindu Studies
Postcolonial Hindu Studies must begin with an acknowledgment of the epistemic violence towards Hindus by the Colonizers and become a disciplinary project devoted to the task of intellectual...