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Ten Heads of Ravana: A Critique of Hinduphobic Scholars

by   Rajiv Malhotra (Author)  
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For long, a handful of scholars and intellectual sites, whose understanding of Bhārata is disjointed from tradition and often inimical to the Dhārmic way of life, have controlled India’s civilizational narrative. They analyze Bhāratīya sanskriti through a Western gaze while discarding native models. Embedded in powerful ecosystems, gilded Lankas, they are increasingly replacing traditional guru-s and ācārya-s as the modern adhikāri-s of Indian knowledge systems.

In contemporary Indian scholarship, eminent personalities like Romila Thapar, Irfan Habib, Shashi Tharoor, Ramachandra Guha, Sheldon Pollock, Wendy Doniger, Devdutt Pattanaik, Kancha Ilaiah, and Michael Witzel are at the forefront of such India studies.

Ravana was a scholar par excellence, but he was on the wrong side of Dharma. Hence, Śrīrāma waged a war against him to prevent a breakdown of society. Similarly, today’s embodiments of the historical Ravana—academically influential personalities, but grossly mischaracterizing the Dhārmic way of life and history of Bhārata.

In this collection of essays, authors Dr. K.S. Kannan, T.N. Sudarshan, Dr. Sharda Narayanan, Anurag Sharma, Divya Reddy, Manogna Sastry, Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay and Dr. H.R. Meera have brought to light, through rigorous evidence-based research, numerous factual inaccuracies, wilful misrepresentation and deliberate distortions in the scholarship of many such intellectual heads of the modern Ravana.

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ISBN 13 9798885750660
Book Language English
Binding Paperback
Total Pages 380
Editor Divya Reddy
Publishers Garuda Prakashan  
Category Academic Books   Non-Fiction   Religion   Society & Culture  
Weight 400.00 g
Dimension 15.20 x 22.90 x 2.20

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Poetic Healing Work!!

This is a deeply researched piece which has the potential to heal the Hindu Mind. Highly recommed it.
Review by - Shravan Kumar, March 19, 2023
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Contents 1. Romila Thapar Pushpaka Vimana and the Flights of Her Historical Imagination Anurag Sharma 2. Sheldon Pollock Propaganda and Prevarication K.S. Kannan 3. Michael Witzel Flights of Fantasy Manogna Sastry 4. Devdutt Pattanaik Deconstructing Devduttology Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay 5. Irfan Habib Hoodwinking History Manogna Sastry 6. Shashi Tharoor The Quintessential Macaulay Putra Divya Reddy 7. Audrey Truschke Truschke-nāma or The Tales of Truschke Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay & Manogna Sastry 8. Ramachandra Guha Anarchic #FiberalDistorian T.N. Sudarshan and Divya Reddy 9. Kancha Ilaiah Bharat Vikhander Sharda Narayanan & Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay 10. Wendy Doniger Quest for Eroticism Introduction Infinity Foundation India (IFI) has, for the past several years, been at the forefront in the field of civilizational studies, applying the lens of Dharma to examine a broad range of topics. As a leading think tank, it has published game-changing original research that has been widely disseminated through books, blogs, social media, e-learning courses and videos. The themes it has worked on have included the history of Indian science and technology, impact of modern technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, consciousness studies, cultural and spiritual history, comparative studies of civilizations, education, ecology, ethics and human rights. Since the past two centuries, Indology has been controlled by Western scholars and institutions, who have applied Western methods to study Indian civilization. Infinity Foundation India has been a pioneer in exposing this stranglehold and providing responses from the Indian point of view. It coined the term Swadeshi Indology to refer to this new approach to
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