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Bhagwat's bloodsucking nonsense

The very idea of some one drinking cow’s blood is nauseous. It defies imagination how a seemingly sane person like RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat can even think of it to make the point that Kenyan cow-blood-drinkers don’t kill the cow. 226 more words

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Short Story: The Art Of Insatiability

A Mixed Grill always hits the spot; this he knew. As he lapped up the last of the mashed potato and tried to emit a series of burps, it seemed that his hunger grabbed what promised to be an epic burpy miasma and swallowed that up too. 602 more words


The Pretamata Problem, Or the Tale of Post-Colonial Colonization

Being an ethnocentric and exclusive religious system is not a real problem as many are trying to construct. Within the larger Dharma, many sects, sub-sects, ritual and theological systems and philosophical schools of thought have always been formed as primarily ethnocentric entities, spurring other ethnic groups to develop their own parallels, in a never-ending enterprise of creativity. 3,232 more words


Burdick: Story of Anastacia differentiates pigmentology and oppression in Brazilian women

Amanda Mainguy | Staff Photographer
John S. Burdick, chair of anthropology at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, discusses the Brazilian saint Anastacia and the implications of slavery in Brazil’s cultural identity during the Interfaith Lecture Thursday in the Hall of Philosophy. 1,256 more words


Hungry Ghosts

There is a Buddhist monastery in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, north-east of Ulaanbaatar, in Mongolia. The monastery sits on the side of a small mountain, overlooking Turtle Rock, and the climb to it is lined with illustrated sutras posted on sign boards.   352 more words