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Sankrant Sanu

Sankrant Sanu

Sankrant Sanu is an entrepreneur, author and researcher based in Seattle and Gurgaon. His essays in the book "Invading the Sacred" contested Western academic writing on Hinduism. He is a graduate of IIT Kanpur and the University of Texas and holds six technology patents. His latest book is "The English Medium Myth." He blogs at sankrant.org .

A tale of two men: A misogynist pig and the first feminist
Archives, Blog

A tale of two men: A misogynist pig and the first feminist

Sankrant Sanu- April 27, 2018

Imagine a world in which “scholars” label one of these men is a “misogynistic pig” and the other “the first feminist.” Which is which per ... Read More

Westernization, sin and sexuality
Archives, Commentary

Westernization, sin and sexuality

Sankrant Sanu- December 22, 2017

Sexual repression is a Christian gift to the world. If we consider art or literature in the pre-Christian era, there is plenty of evidence that ... Read More

Sati and Atrocity Narrative for the Civilizing Mission
Archives, Commentary

Sati and Atrocity Narrative for the Civilizing Mission

Sankrant Sanu- December 4, 2017

Colonial consciousness permeates us—the colonizers and the colonized, the “Left” and the “Hindu right”, the “traditionalists” and the “reformers.” To be free of it, we ... Read More

Understanding Christian believers: Jews for Jesus
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

Understanding Christian believers: Jews for Jesus

Sankrant Sanu- September 28, 2017

I met a woman Aliza, who belonged to a particular sect of “Jews for Jesus”, people who retain Jewish culture, but have accepted Jesus as ... Read More

ஜல்லிக்கட்டில் ஒரு பெரும் விளையாட்டு
Archives, Tamil

ஜல்லிக்கட்டில் ஒரு பெரும் விளையாட்டு

Sankrant Sanu- January 21, 2017

தன்னுடைய அதிகாரத்தை தமிழ் நாட்டில் ஆழமாக நிலை நாட்டியிருக்கும் சர்ச்சுக்கு அந்த மாநிலம் பெரும் போர்க்களம். ஜல்லிக்கட்டிற்காக நடக்கும் போராட்டத்தை அந்தப் பின்னணியில் பார்க்க வேண்டும். Read More

The great game in Jallikattu
Archives, Demography (Persecution & Proselytisation)

The great game in Jallikattu

Sankrant Sanu- January 20, 2017

Tamil Nadu is a major battleground for the Church where it is has been able to establish deep institutional control. The battle for Jallikattu has ... Read More

मूर्तिपूजा हा धर्मांधतेचा उतारा
Archives, Bharatiya Bhasha

मूर्तिपूजा हा धर्मांधतेचा उतारा

Sankrant Sanu- December 5, 2016

मन खरोखर मुक्त असते तेव्हा त्यास मूर्तींची गरज नसते. पण त्या अवस्थेपर्यंत कोण पोचले आहे? मूर्तिपूजेच्या विरोधकांपैकी नक्कीच कोणीच नाही. Read More