1. Visiting Meghalaya

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    Mar 19, 2022 by Lok Samvaad


    Shillong, Cherrapunjee, Nyongriat, the Khasi Heritage Village, Lake at Dawki: Indo-Bangladesh border lake, Dainthlein fall. Weisdong fall, Rainbow fall etc. …
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  2. A Review: India- A Wounded Civilization

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    Mar 7, 2022 by vipuldxt


    To be honest the desire to give the book a try was based on a number of tweets that I …
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  3. Is Caste Essential to Hinduism?

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    Jul 1, 2021 by vipuldxt


    … These social groups were a reality of a society formed over agrarian surplus and feudal polity. Hence in communities which are more agrarian and poor, will have a larger problem of the caste discrimination, as all these relations were defined for a political entity with agrarian surplus and division of labour and with the advancement of technology and mode of production becoming more and more mechanised the older class-caste groups are bound to become more and more obsolete than ever.

  4. Krishna, Greeks and Magadha in Mahabharata

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    May 30, 2021 by vipuldxt


    There are reasons to believe that till the epic fratricidal war erupted, the Confederacy of Yadus were actually the most powerful of all political forces in the subcontinent, which had greatly consolidated their power through the successfully annhilation of the threats from the Kal Yavan (the alien or Greek), Jarasandh (of Magadh) and Shishupal (from the Chedi Kingdom). Vasudev Krishna appears to be a more of the a de-facto-leader of the Yadav’s confederacy….

  5. Draupadi Marrying Five Pandavas

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    May 29, 2021 by Lok Samvaad


    There are many instances thereafter that indicates that the decision to marry Draupadi with the five brothers could had been a deliberate and a well thought out political move. Either anyone among sage Vyas (the actual grandfather of the Pandavas), Kunti, Yudhishthira and Vasudev Krishna deliberately planned or few of them devised this marriage together

  6. Disappearance of Buddhism from India

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    Nov 15, 2020 by vipuldxt


    This political defeat and destruction must have been followed by the migration of scholars and learned non-martial class to the places of safety and secure livelihood, thereby leaving a nation further vulnerable and devoid of their intelligentsia. Such a vacuum was thus filled by newer religious orders…

  7. Ayodhya Needs Healing

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    Nov 9, 2019 by Lok Samvaad


    Ayodhya belongs to Ram and everyone that lives there belongs to him alone. Ramayana introduces Ayodhya as a city designed elegantly …
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  8. What did we really lose in Afghanistan anyways?

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    Aug 18, 2021 by vipuldxt


    …Afghanistan is not just a neighbouring country, its also our extended backyard and it is on fire again. We wished that US led war would dismantle the mujahid making machinery in the Afghanistan, but now the zealots are going to do the same with more vigour and higher moral than ever, after all they dismantled NATO forces instead.

  9. समता बगैर ग्रामोदय सर्वोदय असंभव

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    Oct 1, 2020 by Lok Samvaad


    महात्मा गाँधी मानते थे कि भारत की आत्मा ग्रामों में रहती है. गाँधी की समाज की सकारात्मक एवं सृजन पर अटूट आस्था थी, इसलिए वे अनेक कुरीतियों से भरे ग्रामों को प्रेम से सुधारने के पक्षधर थे। दूसरी ओर समता एवं सामाजिक न्याय के उपासक आम्बेडकर की दृष्टि में गाँव उन सब कुरीतियों का गढ़ थे जिसने भारतीय समाज को खोखला बना दिया था।

  10. कोरोना महामारी से क्या विश्व और भारत क्या सीख सकता है?

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    Apr 18, 2020 by vipuldxt


    कोरोना महामारी के चलते भारत में घोषित लॉक डाउन को ३ मई तक बढ़ा दिया गया है। इसमें कोई शक …
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  11. 2020 & the Battle of Delhi

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    Dec 1, 2019 by Lok Samvaad


    Delhi Assembly Election is in the beginning of year 2020.

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  • Visiting Meghalaya Mar 19, 2022
    Shillong, Cherrapunjee, Nyongriat, the Khasi Heritage Village, Lake at Dawki: Indo-Bangladesh border lake, Dainthlein fall. Weisdong fall, Rainbow fall etc. ... Continue reading
    Lok Samvaad
  • A Review: India- A Wounded Civilization Mar 6, 2022
    To be honest the desire to give the book a try was based on a number of tweets that I ... Continue reading
    vipuldxt
  • What did we really lose in Afghanistan anyways? Aug 17, 2021
    ...Afghanistan is not just a neighbouring country, its also our extended backyard and it is on fire again. We wished that US led war would dismantle the mujahid making machinery in the Afghanistan, but now the zealots are going to do the same with more vigour and higher moral than ever, after all they dismantled NATO forces instead.
    vipuldxt
  • Is Caste Essential to Hinduism? Jul 1, 2021
    ... These social groups were a reality of a society formed over agrarian surplus and feudal polity. Hence in communities which are more agrarian and poor, will have a larger problem of the caste discrimination, as all these relations were defined for a political entity with agrarian surplus and division of labour and with the advancement of technology and mo […]
    vipuldxt
  • Krishna, Greeks and Magadha in Mahabharata May 29, 2021
    There are reasons to believe that till the epic fratricidal war erupted, the Confederacy of Yadus were actually the most powerful of all political forces in the subcontinent, which had greatly consolidated their power through the successfully annhilation of the threats from the Kal Yavan (the alien or Greek), Jarasandh (of Magadh) and Shishupal (from the Che […]
    vipuldxt
  • Draupadi Marrying Five Pandavas May 28, 2021
    There are many instances thereafter that indicates that the decision to marry Draupadi with the five brothers could had been a deliberate and a well thought out political move. Either anyone among sage Vyas (the actual grandfather of the Pandavas), Kunti, Yudhishthira and Vasudev Krishna deliberately planned or few of them devised this marriage together
    Lok Samvaad
  • Disappearance of Buddhism from India Nov 15, 2020
    This political defeat and destruction must have been followed by the migration of scholars and learned non-martial class to the places of safety and secure livelihood, thereby leaving a nation further vulnerable and devoid of their intelligentsia. Such a vacuum was thus filled by newer religious orders...
    vipuldxt
  • समता बगैर ग्रामोदय सर्वोदय असंभव Oct 1, 2020
    महात्मा गाँधी मानते थे कि भारत की आत्मा ग्रामों में रहती है. गाँधी की समाज की सकारात्मक एवं सृजन पर अटूट आस्था थी, इसलिए वे अनेक कुरीतियों से भरे ग्रामों को प्रेम से सुधारने के पक्षधर थे। दूसरी ओर समता एवं सामाजिक न्याय के उपासक आम्बेडकर की दृष्टि में गाँव उन सब कुरीतियों का गढ़ थे जिसने भारतीय समाज को खोखला बना दिया था। […]
    Lok Samvaad
  • कोरोना महामारी से क्या विश्व और भारत क्या सीख सकता है? Apr 17, 2020
    कोरोना महामारी के चलते भारत में घोषित लॉक डाउन को ३ मई तक बढ़ा दिया गया है। इसमें कोई शक ... Continue reading
    vipuldxt
  • 2020 & the Battle of Delhi Dec 1, 2019
    Delhi Assembly Election is in the beginning of year 2020.
    Lok Samvaad