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The Silicon Valley Witch-Hunt: Caste And The New American Obsession
Analyses

The Silicon Valley Witch-Hunt: Caste And The New American Obsession

Kartik Mohan- November 23, 2021

Importantly, the term “varna” does not refer to any system of social distinction—let alone caste—but to combinations of inherent qualities that any individual may choose ... Read More

Caste and Gender in Yoga: A Rebuttal
Commentary

Caste and Gender in Yoga: A Rebuttal

Vishal Agarwal- April 9, 2021

Like all spiritual disciplines, the path of Yoga is also open equally to all human beings, irrespective of their caste. Not even a single word ... Read More

Caste and The Irresponsibility of Intellectuals
Commentary

Caste and The Irresponsibility of Intellectuals

Prakash Shah- February 9, 2021

It is more than two hundred years since the British spoke about India’s religion as ‘Hinduism’ and the social structure to which it gave rise ... Read More

Drawing the Line:  A Comprehensive Rehabilitation of “Caste” in Bharatiya Imagination
Commentary

Drawing the Line: A Comprehensive Rehabilitation of “Caste” in Bharatiya Imagination

Maragatham- February 3, 2021

Exhibit 1: “To this day they remain true to their ancient laws – the moral, ecological and spiritual dictates of the Serankua and the Great ... Read More

Trotting Out the Caste Horse and Flaying It
Book Reviews

Trotting Out the Caste Horse and Flaying It

Dr. Ramesh Rao- October 30, 2020

In a recent article (July 1, 2020) in The New York Times, Isabel Wilkerson asserts that three “caste systems” have prevailed/persisted in human history: “The lingering, millenniums-long ... Read More