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Roots of All Caste Culture: Ramayan and Mahabharat

Our literary traditions in India, such as the great epics Ramayan and Mahabharat, have long been celebrated and revered. However, it is important to consider the flip side of these works and recognize that they are casteistic and promote discrimination in society. The works depict a rigid social structure based on skin color, with four

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Why I Am Not a Christia – Bertrand Russell

Why I Am Not a Christia – Bertrand Russell As your Chairman has told you, the subject about which I am going to speak to you tonight is ‘Why I am not a Christian’. Perhaps it would be as well, first of all, to try to make out what one means by the word ‘Christian’.

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He is not a good Hindu who does not eat beef – Swami Vivekananda

Author’s comments on this article : The Beef is now a hotly debated topic. The debate is nothing new, ever since the days of independence struggle, a section of Nationalists, sought to give to the Indian Nationalism, the twist of a Hindutwa Nationalist obscurantism. Even in the Constituent Assembly, ban on cow slaughter and ban

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Rama-Setu: Real or fake ?

In this article, lets verify the existence of Rama Setu. Rama Setu, officially known as Adam’s bridge is one of the heated debates in India. It is said that Lord Rama, in order to save his wife Sita, who was kidnapped by Ravana, with his army of monkeys built a bridge which connects the Southern

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The Most Common Religious Identity For Young Americans Is ‘None,’ Study Suggests

For years, researchers have watched as an increasing number of young American adults chose not to identify with a specific religious tradition. A new report is offering further insight into the beliefs ― and influence ― of this burgeoning group. The most common religious identity among Americans ages 18 to 29 is “none,” according to

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Atheists are nicer to Christians compared to the other way around if their religious identity is known, study claims

Atheists are more generous toward Christians than Christians are toward them, a new study has claimed. Researchers at Ohio University asked participants to share monetary rewards with partners in a version of the “dictator game”, in which one person had no power to affect the division of the bounty.

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Anti-Colonial Legacy of Burmese Buddhist Monks: from Revolutionaries to Reactionary Ultranationalists

Myanmar, a country well known for its famous ancient Buddhist temples and pagodas, popular for its vipassana meditation practices, has a rich culture distinctly influenced by Buddhism. That said, it’s inevitable that Buddhist monks, who are responsible for missionary purposes, play a vital role in shaping that culture. Role of Buddhism in Burmese history The

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Sex, Race, Religion, & Class in Myanmar

Myanmar’s military had been terrorizing its people since 1962. In 1962, there was a student uprising against the military coup. As a result, the whole student union building of Yangon University , the largest and oldest university in Myanmar, was blown up, and the students who tried to escape the bombing were shot. This is

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Compulsory Child marriage of a girl in Hinduism

Child marriage which is an inhuman practice for the present society who claim that child marriage is not in Hinduism. This is my writing to make them aware 1.Manusmriti: 9.94 त्रिंशद्वर्षो वहेत् कन्यां हृद्यां द्वादशवार्षिकीम् । त्र्यष्टवर्षोऽष्टवर्षां वा धर्मे सीदति सत्वरः ॥ A man, aged thirty years, shall marry a maiden of twelve who pleases

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Richard Dawkins on ‘God of Einstein’, a totally mistaken idea for many

Great scientists of our time who sound religious usually turn out not to be so when you examine their beliefs more deeply. This is certainly true of Einstein and Hawking. The present Astronomer Royal and President of the Royal Society, Martin Rees, told me that he goes to church as an ‘unbelieving Anglican . .

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