Posts tagged "india"
Excerpt: American Canyon

Excerpt: American Canyon

An excerpt from American Canyon by Amarnath Ravva.
What’s wrong with Googling loss?

What’s wrong with Googling loss?

Shruti Devgan finds what's missing in Google's promise to repair sacred losses.
The Hindus, Hitler, and the Politics of Looking Forward

The Hindus, Hitler, and the Politics of Looking Forward

Drew Thomases on censorship, nationalism, and memory in Indian publishing and electoral politics.
In the News: The Pope, Indian Art & Advertising, Putin & More

In the News: The Pope, Indian Art & Advertising, Putin & More

A round-up of religion in the recent news.
Daily Links: Unscrupulous Scribes

Daily Links: Unscrupulous Scribes

Orientalism, feminism, sexism, hedonism and beauty.
Rewriting Indian Legends

Rewriting Indian Legends

Meera Subramanian The people on the streets of Delhi, are saying: We won’t disappear.
The Art of Living in Modern India

The Art of Living in Modern India

Jake Halpern goes to India: It seems like a romantic and clichéd notion, but I was very earnestly itching to get the hell out of dodge and get a bit more spiritual.
More Songs of Kabir

More Songs of Kabir

From Patton Burchett's "Religions of India" class, 28 poems after Kabir, the celebrated 15-16th century devotional poet and social critic from northern India.
In The World

In The World

By Natasja Sheriff From Tibet, Burma and India, the first of a weekly round-up of religion-related news from around the world.
Sweeping Air

Sweeping Air

From Varanasi, India, Meera Subramanian’s inner pragmatist ponders the meaning of strength and devotion as she witnesses the Hindu ritual of aarti.

Everybody’s Sacred Cows or Nobody’s Sacred Cows? Equality for Impieties

By Austin Dacey F. M. Husain was hounded out of his native India...by Hindu conservatives outraged by his nude portaits of Hindu goddesses.

The Globalization of Blasphemy

by Austin Dacey The Indian Penal Code was drafted in 1837 by the Indian Law Commission...In their commentaries, the commissioners observed that India is “pregnant with dangers” because of a susceptibility to “religious excitement” peculiar to Muslims and Hindus.