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Agriculturalism And Hindutva

in Life/Philosophy — by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd — July 24, 2020FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailShare0 In China there was a philosophical school called Agriculturism between 770 BCE and 221 BCE. The main philosopher, who represented this school with a sophisticated exposition of that philosophy, was Xu Xing (372-289 BCE). His…

India Needs High Jump, Not Yoga To Win War With China

in India — by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd — July 13, 2020FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailShare48 War between India and China is on the cards. Though there is a retreat on both sides for the time being there is every possibility that war would break out any time in future.   Unlike…

Differently Twice Born

in Book Review — by Kaki Madhava Rao — June 30, 2020FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailShare10 Kancha Ilaiaha Shepherd’s first book, Why I am not Hindu, published in 1996′ made waves both in India and abroad. Having read that book and his subsequent books,  Post Hindu India and Turning the Pot…

Early India, Goats And Brahmins

in Book Review — by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd — June 26, 2020FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailShare19 I met Tony Joseph, the author of Early Indians – the History of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From[1], first in Jaipur Literature Festival in 2019 and next at Mathrubhoomi Literature Festival in January, 2020 at…