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Gun-Violence and Dharma – Part II

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Gun-Violence and Dharma – Part I

Yet another episode of the ever-more-familiar sequence of a random act of violence, the loss of innocent lives, the tremendous sadness that we all share in the wake of such loss, and the “thoughts...

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Dr. Vishwa Adluri receives the Distinguished Indologist Award from the Govt. of India

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Decolonizing Research Methodologies

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Why Hindu Studies are Crucial

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Transmission of Hindu thought into Western narratives

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Setting Right the Narrative

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The History and Spread of Medicine and Medical Knowledge

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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...

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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...

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How Hindu Dharma Transformed America: A Reflective Essay

The footprints of Hindu philosophy (on America) are so subtle that even today, a common American person may not be aware of anything with regards to Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma.

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Takeaways and Surprises on How Hindu Dharma Transformed America

While I had known some of the impact of Hinduism on America, prior to beginning this course, I had not known of the extent and scale of impact, the nature of certain impacts and the adaptions that...

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