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Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kodungalloor

How Did Islam Reach the Subcontinent: Through Socialization or Coercion?

How did Islam reach the Subcontinent: through Socialization or Coercion; Trade or Invasion? It is a very important question which has a direct bearing on the social ecology in which people live their lives nowadays. It requires a fair and satisfactory answer to clear the doubts that have crept into the minds of many people owing to their not so[Read More…]

by 21/12/2021 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Dear PM Modi, Aurangzeb Rule Was Also The Rule Of Hindu High Castes!

Dear PM Modi, Aurangzeb Rule Was Also The Rule Of Hindu High Castes!

Narendra Modi, a senior swayamsevak (member) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, long back in 2013 when he occupied the office of chief minister of Gujarat, declared himself to be a ‘Hindu nationalist’.[i] As the PM of the largest democratic-secular polity in the world; India, he misses no opportunity to stress the favourite Hindutva binary of putting Hindus and Muslims as[Read More…]

by 18/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
A Historical Perspective of Iconoclasm

A Historical Perspective of Iconoclasm

The practice of temple demolition/ appropriation of images of gods and goddess was in vogue in ancient India and Kashmir much before the arrival of the Muslims. In ancient times the achievements of Hindu Kings were measured not only by the number of temples they built in their realms during peace times but also of those they appropriated/demolished in the[Read More…]

by 26/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Was Mughal Rule the period of India’s Slavery?

Was Mughal Rule the period of India’s Slavery?

When James Mill periodized the Indian History into Hindu Period, Muslim Period and British period, he not only gave the tool to British to pursue their policy of ‘divide and rule’, he also gave the potent weapon to the future pursuers of communal politics to intensify the divisive policies in the future. The Muslim communalists later claimed that India was[Read More…]

by 28/09/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Maharashtra Defaces Mughal Legacy From History Text Books

Maharashtra Defaces Mughal Legacy From History Text Books

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” –George Orwell Too much of the thinking about Muslim rulers is now being shaped along predictable, clichéd lines. This is true of all shades of opinion, perception and scholarship. There is evidence from a number of established scholarly discourses that the public[Read More…]

by 29/08/2017 1 comment India