Koenraad Elst (born 7 August ), Belgian Indologist and author of over twenty books on topics related to Hinduism, Indian history, and Indian politics. Results 1 – 16 of 31 Decolonizing The Hindu Mind (PB). by Dr Koenraad Elst in India: concealing the record of Islam. by Koenraad Elst. Dr. Koenraad Elst was born in Leuven, Belgium, on 7 August , into a Flemish (i.e. Dutch-speaking Belgian) Catholic family. He graduated in Philosophy.

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This way, some papers approach scholarly objectivity; but truth to tell, most contributors do show their bias to a limited degree, as they drink in this default position during their Indology studies. Contrary to their Arabic or Chinese counterparts, the Indian Studies departments have been structurally anti-Hindu for decades, so the absorption of this bias is no surprise. flst

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The Vedic Harappans in Writing. His research on the elts development of Hindu revivalism earned him his Ph. Indian PhilosophyFriedrich Nietzscheand Caste. Hanuman’s fetching the Sanjivani tree I actually didn’t realize it was a treeor rather the mountain on which it stands, in order to cure Lakshman’s wound, this scene is koenrasd the one that founds the Diwali festival, viz. But in the Indian context, they are more or less forced to pay lip-service to the principle of secularity.

If it had not assumed the same rights for the majority, it would not had been passed by the Constituent Assembly. They still had a sense of consistency and honour. Yitzhak Rabin and Mahatma Gandhi. A law, which takes away the right of administration altogether from the religious denomination and vests it in any other or secular authority, would amount to violation of the right which is guaranteed by article 26 d of the Constitution”.


Advanithe leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Indian studies and Islamic History. The central request from the Government is to loenraad it passed by the current Parliament itself at the earliest.

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Disowning Golwalkar’s We more. It is, therefore, felt necessary to amend article 29 to remove any doubts.

Yet since the entry of the Muslims in the Middle Ages, it had acquired a second meaning which gradually became standard, viz. Likewise, the not-so-innocent Saint Thomas legend, unhistorical he never set foot in India anti-Brahmin blood libel they never murdered him but profitable to the Christian mission, is uncritically taken for granted p. Concerning the Indo-European origins debate, he has written on both its philological aspects and its contemporary political ramifications.

Ram Swarup – Outline of a Biography. Sita suddenly saw a golden deer hopping around their hut Vatika and she loved it so much she wanted to have it as her own pet so she could look after it. Indian studies and Orientalism.

And in this case, for law reform rather than for hollow rhetoric. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi as the then Chief Minister of Gujarat had in koebraad speech to the National Developmental Council on 19th December took the stand that discrimination amongst the eligible beneficiaries based on religion will not help the cause of taking the people of India together on the path of development, and the correct criteria for flow of funds for various schemes and programmes should be based on principles of equity by taking only socio-economic criteria alone.

Mind you, Hindu activists tend to locate him as much in the enemy camp as Doniger, but he happens to know the Tantric material and so his conclusion is fairer to Hindu tradition, true to the data rather than to the lens of a fashionably applied psycho-analysis.

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The existing article 26 of the Constitution shall be renumbered as clause 1 thereof and after clause 1 as so renumbered, the following clauses shall be inserted, namely: She supports this with an example from one of his essays where he advises his readers that the best way to criticise Muhammad is to question his sanity as, from a yogic viewpoint, his divine revelations were “born from a deluded consciousness” fed koenrwad “sexual arousal” provided by his wife, Khadija.


In any event, Elst’s proposal koenraar earlier tribes could have emigrated from India bearing the centum characteristics and, after the kpenraad had evolved into palatals in the Indian Urheimat, later tribes could have followed them bearing the new satem forms while the Indo-Aryans remained in the homelandcannot actually be discounted as a possibility on these particular grounds.

Well, koenraas may have been one or two, but if they could value development over their own religion, they can likewise see the fairness of equality before the law. De Islam voor Ongelovigen. But elsg that, it had pointed to most regions west of India, including the Balkans, the Baltics, Germany, Scandinavia, Belarus, and even Atlantis.

Heidense mythen, mythen over het heidendom. It has been the same thing under Narendra Modi: Retrieved 11 December He seems to mean that, now as then, nationalism is a force koenrad evil, thus stabbing at his political opponents in France and the European Union, such as the Brexiteers. This is an example of how contemporary Hindus will to better to follow Chanakya rather than Golwalkar, and to go for Hindu Dharma rather than Hindutva. Back then it was not known yet, but today we know that he constitutes a formidable pointer to Indian origins.