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Ramesh Venkatraman

Ramesh Venkatraman

Ramesh Venkatraman is a practicing Hindu, student of Sama Veda and a former Corporate Professional. He blogs at: Ramesh Venkatraman.

How the Palghar Lynching Of Sadhus is a Metaphor Of Our Times
Archives, Rights (Discrimination & Appeasement)

How the Palghar Lynching Of Sadhus is a Metaphor Of Our Times

Ramesh Venkatraman- April 23, 2020

Palghar was not just a lynching, it was the culmination of several years of narrative-setting and normalization of hate. Read More

Shri Shri Shivakumara Swami – A Tribute
Archives, Commentary

Shri Shri Shivakumara Swami – A Tribute

Ramesh Venkatraman- January 28, 2019

52 years ago (October 26, 1967), Shri Shri Shivakumara Swami gave out a clarion call to Hindus and the need to protect the Dharma in ... Read More

The Kanchi Paramacharya at 125 – A tribute
Archives, Indology

The Kanchi Paramacharya at 125 – A tribute

Ramesh Venkatraman- May 29, 2018

The Paramacharya was a “Walking University” both in the literal and literary sense of the word - his knowledge of the Shastras, Vedas, Vedanta etc. ... Read More

Kashi Corridor – Are heritage structures, shrines, & “Devata-Murtis” being demolished?
Archives, Commentary

Kashi Corridor – Are heritage structures, shrines, & “Devata-Murtis” being demolished?

Ramesh Venkatraman- May 11, 2018

While it may well be true that a new pathway from the Ganga to the Kashi Vishwanath temple may be a boon to pilgrims, what ... Read More

Maharashtra fracas and why Hindus feel aggrieved
Archives, Rights (Discrimination & Appeasement)

Maharashtra fracas and why Hindus feel aggrieved

Ramesh Venkatraman- December 19, 2017

Hindus are not looking for favors; rather they want a flattening of the discriminatory laws and a level playing field. Is that too much to ... Read More