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Kalavai Venkat

Kalavai Venkat

Kalavai Venkat is a Silicon Valley-based writer, an atheist, a practicing orthodox Hindu, and author of the book "What Every Hindu should know about Christianity."

Sabarimala, gau rakshaks, and the Smriti Irani-Kamal Haasan debate
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Sabarimala, gau rakshaks, and the Smriti Irani-Kamal Haasan debate

Kalavai Venkat- January 1, 2019

We needn’t calibrate our debate responses with the intent to appeal to western sensibilities. We can offer our own narrative based on a dharmic worldview. Read More

Kanchi Seer Should Not Bow Down to Prejudice-Filled Tamil ‘Anthem’
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

Kanchi Seer Should Not Bow Down to Prejudice-Filled Tamil ‘Anthem’

Kalavai Venkat- January 26, 2018

Standing up while that jingoistic song is played is endorsing pseudoscientific propagandist theories thoroughly debunked by linguistics. A refusal to honor the jingoistic song is ... Read More

Archives, Commentaries

Why Jesus cannot save the converts

Kalavai Venkat- November 24, 2017

Professing your belief in Jesus is totally unnecessary. You can commit the foulest offenses against Jesus or the Holy Spirit without worrying about the consequence ... Read More

Who is Culpable in the 1947 genocide?
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Who is Culpable in the 1947 genocide?

Kalavai Venkat- November 17, 2017

The 1947 genocide was a calamity of horrible proportions. It was a calamity which could’ve been averted or at least mitigated to a significant extent. ... Read More

The cow that saved the world
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The cow that saved the world

Kalavai Venkat- September 25, 2017

Christians and Muslims often ridicule the Hindus for worshiping the cow. I propose that Christians and Muslims may consider worshiping the gau mata, since it ... Read More