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  • Hindu Rashtra

    Hindu Rashtra is one of the most complex and misunderstood concepts of modern India. Intellectuals and opinion makers had divergent beliefs on this issue. There has been a historical significance as well as modern understanding of this concept that makes it a very widely debated issue on various print and visual media. The concept of Hindu rashtra can be understood by understanding the meaning of the two words ‘Hindu’ and ‘rashtra’ separately. The term Hindu connotes not a particular religion,…

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  • Sidhartha Gautama A Prince

    there has been an ‘important’ emphasis on caste, or varna, determining which occupation and class one belongs to. During the Vedic period, five classes were created consisting of Brahmins, the priestly caste, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Shudras and the Dalits . Not only did this caste system determine occupation, but also determined the financial being of those belonging to that specific caste. Roughly around 563 B.C.E, a prince was born into the Kshatriya class whose name was Siddhartha…

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  • The Role Of Women In Hinduism

    HINDU PEOPLE Hindu people also follow the tenets of Dharma, Karma, and Moksha. Dharma is the ultimate goal in Hinduism and is the “right way of living”. It also proposes that there is a way of living life according to your own path of truth and that these paths vary between all of us. On the other hand, Karma proposes that anything a person does, whether good or bad, will eventually return to them in this or a future life. This concept is closely related to that of reincarnation, doctrine in…

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  • Persuasive Essay About Gap Year

    Skipping school for an entire year? Sounds too good to be true, but it is true. This phenomenon is called a gap year which defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “a one-year hiatus from academic studies to allow for non-academic activities.” Many European countries are doing this method, where students take a year break after graduating high school but before college to give themselves time to do what they please without the anxiety and stress of academics. The Gap Year is a great…

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  • Thithi Movie Synopsis

    The plot synopsis of Ram Reddy’s Thithi (2016) indicates why such a simple film has consistently found its way to film festivals both national and international and has been already numbered among the most genuine examples of feature-length ethno filmmaking in Indian Cinema. The film Thithi, is about the death of a 101-year-old patriarch called Century Gowda and how three generations of his family react to his death. The opening sequence of the film begins with death of Century Gowda and the…

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  • Buddhism Vs Judaism

    to the Cessation of Suffering,” and that to escape the suffering of the world one must rid oneself from all desires. Buddhism does not believe in a support being, making Buddhism a belief system and not a religion. Buddhism popularized because the Dalits of Hinduism wanted to escape their religion and choose Buddhism. Now Buddhism is a highly practiced believe system in countries like China, Thailand, and…

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  • Being Vegetarian Research Paper

    people belonging to the lower caste system that are allowed eat meat typically do not because they cannot afford to buy it. Upper caste Hindu communities can have other sources of fat and protein, like ghee (clarified butter) and milk, but the Tribals, Dalits (lower caste), and other poor people do not have these options, and consequently they are incredibly malnourished (Vart 267). Additionally, there are some Hindus that call themselves vegetarian despite the fact that they eat insects such as…

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  • Ahemadnagar Rape Case Study

    However this rape and murder incident of a minor has sparked the protest by regional Maratha's outfits, such as Chhwa and Shiv Prahar . there were anti-Dalit riots all over Ahmednagar. It also resulted in conflicts between socially backward castes and upper castes, especially the powerful Maratha community. Silent morchas are held by Maratha community. Morchas in Navi Mumbai ,Akola,Beed Nanded , Osmanabad…

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  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Analysis

    Dr B R Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, political scientist, sociologist, anthropologist and social reformer who laid down the modern Buddhist movement and fought against the social discrimination of dalits, women and labour. Throughout his life, staunchly advocated for social justice and equality, which are bed rock of Indian constitution. He was first post independent India's law minister and played pivotal role to draft the constitution of…

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  • Factors For The Rise Of The BJP And Hindu Janata Party

    Since its independence, India has come a long way in terms of its democratic journey. It has faced many challenges and has its own set of unique problems. Today, about 80 percent of the Indian population is Hindu, and the recent political and social trends show that there is a rise of a Hindu Nationalism in India. There are many factors like, the decreasing popularity and power of Congress over the years, party fragmentation and rise in leadership and popularity of the BJP that are responsible…

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