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Indians often boast that the śulba sūtra-s (manuals for masons to construct fire altars) “state the Pythagorean theorem before Pythagoras”. To the contrary, our NCERT school texts summarily reject all non-Western geometry as inferior. Who
The Dating of Kurukshetra War between the Kauravas and the Pandavas mentioned in the Mahabharata, is one of the intellectual activities of many scholars. The dates ranging from 800 BCE to 5561 BCE is proposed
Who was the first person who caused the division of Sanskrit versus Dravidian? When William Carey, Thomas Colebrooke, Charles Willies believe that every Indian language has derived from Sanskrit (1700s),there was a person called A.C.
Credits: This talk is organized by IHAR & IGNCA, and recorded by #SangamTalks Dr Anil Suri in his talk challenges the dogma the way Indian history is defined today. He talks about the archaeological evidences
Pointing out that #TablighJamaat is disproportionately responsible for the spread of a disease is NOT Islamophobia. It comes from the methods of political negotiation that muslims developed in the wake of 1857 & have been
Stories acquire deep importance in pedagogy in ancient India and were a key instrument to communicate some wisdom. Several ancient works including Upanishads and Puranas contain conversations that recourse to entertaining stories to reinforce a
The Dalit debate in India today has multiple layers. It is no longer viewed from the lens of affirmative action, politics of patronage and symbolism. Dalit thought has evolved with ever-changing social narratives and political
The Partition in 1947 split the large eastern province of Bengal into two halves, along religious lines. One half became West Bengal, a Hindu-majority province in the new independent state of India. The other half
Colonialism is not about economic exploitation and exertion of political power alone, it involves a tremendous “transformation’ in social and cultural sphere through the process of generating literature on the colonized and then pumping that
Dr Koenraad Elst talks about demographic expansion of Islam and the churning within the Muslim community, the self doubt and the phenomenon that more and more Muslims are leaving Islam.

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