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Sarva Dharma Vada Pav

In this hilarious take on Sarva Dharma Samabhava, Raghu Bhaskaran tries to drive home the absurdity of this false equivalence which is harming Hindus and benefiting the enemies of Hindu society.

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Dealing With the Gandhi Within

Gandhi arouses strong reactions in Indians. Some love him, declaring him to be the greatest man who ever lived, next only to Buddha. Others hate him too much, calling him the person who deluded India with promises of pseudo-secularism. What is the truth? And was Gandhi the only one to be blamed. Was Hindu society also a culprit? Read this article to know the answers and solutions to these problems.

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Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s Mistakes – 3

In this third and concluding part of a series, Koenraad Elst tells us how the pacifism of Gandhi hurt the Hindu society. His was a position as untenable as that of Jinnah. His impractical advice in fact of violence led to even more violence and bloodshed and was irresponsible to say the least.

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Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s Mistakes – 2

In this second part of the series, Dr. Koenraad Elst analyzes the faults of Mahatma Gandhi. He argues that his primary fault was not his insistence on universal and un-conditional non-violence, but his fanatacism and intolerance regarding the implementation of ideas that he thought were correct for not just himself but for the entire society.

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Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s Mistakes – 1

In this first in a series of articles, Dr. Koenraad Elst discusses the major mistakes of Gandhi, contending that it is bad for any country to idolize political figures. He discusses his major mistakes during the World War II, in the mobilization of the minorities etc. He analyzes his autocratic decisions of calling off protests mid-way after exhorting everyone to go for it.

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One Teacher, One School – The Adam Report on Education in Bengal

How did Bengalis and Biharis educate their kids before the advent of English education? This article reveals some startling facts and shatters several myths about traditional education in northern and eastern India.

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Idealism vs. Dialectical Materialism – A Cold War – 2

In this short piece, Sita Ram Goel continues with his exposition on Communism. He tells what the major faults of communism are and how a spiritual outlook can help diffuse the spectre of communism. These two articles, taken from the brilliant work "Genesis and Growth of Nehruism"are still relevant in view of the dominance of the left-liberals.

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On the Nature of Islam

This is a tract written on the Nature of Islam in context of the rising Islamic terrorism the world over in 2002. The world had just been shocked by 9/11 and the resultant interest in Islam and its nature led Krishnaswami to write this tract which is far from obsolete in the current situation and still crucial to understand the problem that plagues India and the world today. This is first in a series of articles, on the nature of Islam. Note: Krishnaswami is a penname of an author, who for more spiritual rather than political reasons, wants to remain anonymous.

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