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Terry Lectures to explore manipulation of religion in ancient ...

September 29, 2014 Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School, will deliver this year's Dwight H. Terry Lectures at Yale. Doniger, who ... Yale University, 1 month ago

Modi Sarkar: Politics Through Culture The change in the ruling dispensation (May 2014) has more than one aspect which is likely to affect the very social-cultural-political map of India. Narendra Modi won the last elections with an electoral success, 282 seats for ...
 Counter Currents18 hours ago

The story of my Sanskrit

Sanskrit must be taken back from the clutches of Hindu supremacists, bigots, believers in brahmin exclusivity, misogynists, Islamophobes and a variety of other wrong-headed characters on the right, whose colossal ambition to control India's vast ...
 The Hindu1 day ago
Indian Express

PM Modi takes leaf from Batra book: Mahabharat genetics, Lord Ganesha surgery

Narendra Modi said India had capabilities in several fields during ancient times. Seeming to take a page out of Dina Nath Batra's book , Prime Minister Narendra Modi has linked medical science to mythology, citing plastic surgery and genetic ...
 Indian Express2 days ago

Indianised system must

Dinanath Batra, chief of Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas (Photo: Bunny Smith) New Delhi: Controversial educationist Dinanath Batra, who is set to unveil another book Bhartiya Shiksha Ka Swaroop, has stressed on Indianised education system in the ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago Indian culture under attack, says Dinanath Batra  Asian Age2 days ago The incurious case of Dinanath Batra  Kashmir Times2 months ago
Hindustan Times

Art exhibition in Paris aims to 'see beyond sex' in the Kama Sutra

The Kama Sutra has long suffered from an image crisis. In India, it is often relegated to the realm of the obscene, and the book is hardly read. In the West, it is widely regarded as an exotic sex manual for gymnastic porn. Poor translations from ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago

The many positions on Kamasutra

Kamasutra is not just about satisfying prurient curiosity but also raises issues of gender sexuality, colonial interpretations and nationality. Yogesh Pawar speaks to a range of experts for their views on the much misunderstood and celebrated text ...
 DNA India4 days ago

The Ren Girard Lectures - "The Last Superstition" with Roberto Calasso

. 7:00 PM. Location: Cubberley Auditorium Until recently, humans lived with gods. Every society in historydefined itself in relation to an invisible world. Only modern society is secular: it doesn't believe in anything but itself. Why? And are ...
 Events At Stanford6 days ago

Discussing the 'Death of Klinghoffer' or Stepping in It

Getting involved in the current debate about the John Adams opera The Death of Klinghoffer ( "With New "Death of Klinghoffer," Furor Only Grows," NYT 10/14/14) is like intentionally stepping in dog shit. However, particularly if you haven't seen ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

HRD cover-up spills UPA goof-up!

parent cover-up bid, the HRD Ministry had asked Professor Virginius Xaxa, the then member of the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), to resign following an RTI query by education activist and RSS member Dinanath Batra seeking details about ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago
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