Hindu warrior overview: Dedicated Hindu warriors from Kshatriya or other jaatis faced invasions on behalf of all Hindu society as an inbuilt defence system in a Dharmik framework. We had studied some other inbuilt systems of Dharma that lent defence to Hindu society in the event of invasions in previous blogs…. systems like, (i) the deep ingraining of fitness and exercise among Hindu male youth through Vyayamshala Akhadas, with Dharmik exercise forms like Soorya Namaskar before images of Hanuman or Balabhadra… (ii) the worship of equipment and weapons by invoking Devi Maa, Vishwakarma or Hanuman…...more
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JAIN INTELLECTUAL RESPONSE TO CHRISLAMIST INFLUENCE: CONTRIBUTION TO HINDU INTELLECTUAL RESISTANCE
Blog 2-Jain intellectuals from medieval times to the present, their arguments against moorti repudiation, and review of some Jain Indologists: In the last blog, we studied the background of Jain suffering against Islam, in the broader picture of Hindu suffering. In this second blog of the series, we shall be studying Jain intellectual responses to the intra-Jain debate: whether or not to worship (Jain) moortis, which line of argument then became available in the colonial era, to provide a template to counter even Christian propaganda against Indic faiths. We shall also be reviewing the works of some Jainology Indologists.
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JAIN RESPONSE TO ISLAM IN AN OVERALL DHARMIK-HINDU NARRATIVE
Abrahamic propaganda of Jihaad-bil-Zubaan,Jain intellectualism, Hindu narrative
Opposition of Islam or Christianity to moorti Pooja is well documented as it is there is Abrahamic scripture. This blog series 1-to-3 highlights how Jains faced the standard Abrahamic psychological propaganda machine, the “Jihad-bil-Zubaan”, as well as actual physical threats, and places Jain resistance squarely in the Hindu side of the overall ‘Hindus-facing-Abrahamics’ narrative.
Blog 1-The need for discovering a narrative by Jains to ‘Chrislam’ and the positioning of the narrative in the overall Hindu narrative; Jain reactions to Islamic presence, e...more
WHEN JIHAD ATTACKS, JAINS TREATED NO DIFFERENTLY, KAFFIRS ALL THE SAME
This is an account of Jihad against Jainism: Jain mandir destruction, conversion, lovejihad, terrorism and killing of Jain leaders and GoRakshaks, across centuries, spanning 1300+ years in India and lands lost to India, namely Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
In the Islamic mission to wipe out everything unIslamic from the face of the earth, to wipeout moorti-pooja / worship of anyone other than Allah or reverence to anyone other than Mohammed, does not spare Jainism. So there has been plenty of destruction of Jain structures, just like destruction of Vaidika-Astika structures...more
Martial arts of Akhanda Bharat or undivided India including Sri Lanka are our pan-Hindu heritage – a crucial system of Hindu armed resistance to invaders. When practising weapons is practised as a Guru-Shishya parampara, with rules and restrictions, with updating and evolution of styles, it is a martial art.
A lot of internet information focuses on just a few styles. A lot of such internet websites fail to underline the Hindu nationalistic basis of these martial arts, or show their similarities in origins and tenets. All that has been attempted in this blog. So while the style is informative and slightly encyclopedic, it serves to provide a ready compendium on Indian martial arts.
In this blog, as stated, we s...more
HINDU MUSLIM RIOTS: POLICE, POLITICS, HINDU SELF-DEFENCE
DISCLAIMER AND CLARIFICATION BEFORE THE MAIN CONTENT:
This blog writer, vide articles like this, does not advocate communal violence for pre-emptive wanton reasons, like instigating riots and harming life, limb, reputation and property, which should be prevented by good governance; where riots that have begun must be prevented from spreading with speedy justice to the first victims and fair administration and justice in the overall approach. Savarkar had himself said, after independence, that we have to use the ballot instead of the bullet.
Regarding how the Indian State and society must deal with communal ...more
The Indian Desi cow: Potential for Hindu Resurgence in contemporary politics of India
Section I: Some science before politics: Taxonomy, evolution and physiology of ‘cattle’
(For clarity, buffaloes, nilgai, bison, mithun, yak and banteng are not included in the term ‘cattle’ or ‘gai’ in this blog, though buffaloes too are often otherwise considered ‘cattle’. For this blog, cattle = cows, calves and bulls.)
Activism for the Deshi Cow has the potential to be the next big mobiliser for political and social Hindu resurgence after the Ram Janma Bhoomi movement, can offer inputs in countering the Aryan Migration Theory, can positively affect Indian agroecology and our village economies, integrate our community components into one fabric, improve human health and create a conf...more
We Indians are endowed with a सुजलाम् सुफलाम् मलयजशीतलाम् country, and like our Vedas and mandirs, we have even an ecological heritage to conserve – our protected ‘tiger’ed forests.
The less Indians depend upon fossil fuels, the less we need the Middle East.
Most of the major countries that sell oil to India and other countries are Islamic. These Islamic countries either directly fund Islamic terrorist outfits or provide sanctuary to terrorists that have attacked India. While these oil-producing Islamic States fund terrorism in many other countries, the amount of Islamic terrorism unleashed in India is as high as India’s dependency on oil import.
India, dependent on Middle Eastern countries for fossil fuel and also at the receiving end o...more