Koenraad Elst (born 7 August ), Belgian Indologist and author of over twenty books on topics related to Hinduism, Indian history, and Indian politics. Results 1 – 16 of 31 Decolonizing The Hindu Mind (PB). by Dr Koenraad Elst in India: concealing the record of Islam. by Koenraad Elst. Dr. Koenraad Elst was born in Leuven, Belgium, on 7 August , into a Flemish (i.e. Dutch-speaking Belgian) Catholic family. He graduated in Philosophy.

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The State has to treat all religions and religious people equally and with equal respect without, in any manner, interfering with their right to freedom of religion, faith and worship.

Koenraad Elst

She was very upset and crying all the time. Elst’s work has drawn both praise and criticism. The Politics of the Aryan Invasion Debate. Expressions of Christianity, with a focus on India, Chennai My general point, of which the present instance is but an illustration, is that the ongoing exposure to the Christian world need not lead to the acceptance of Christian doctrines, symbols or customs.

Concealing the Record of Islam[26] Elst attempts to demonstrate that there exists a prohibition of criticism of Islam in India and a denial of its “historic crimes against humanity ” that amounts to censorship.

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The Case Against the Temple. But to republish the book two decades later as if nothing had happened in this eventful period is a bit bizarre.

Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s koenrada. Likewise, the not-so-innocent Saint Thomas legend, unhistorical he never set foot in India anti-Brahmin blood libel they never murdered him but profitable to the Christian mission, is uncritically taken for granted p.


Even in Switzerland with its referendum democracy, common people do a bit more deliberating on policy matters, but apart from casting ellst votes a few times per year, they too leave the nitty-gritty of politics to the professionals. This is the usual Hindu inferiority complex before “normative” Christianity at work. Elst, who has a doctorate on the subject of Hindu nationalism, [3] is sympathetic to Hindutvaa Hindu nationalist movement. Two things are problematic with this “Diwali Tree”.

Answer to Anil Bhanot’s feedback. In this book, unfortunately, while this is correctly enunciated, it remains only a sociological nod to a human reality but without any ideological flesh: As an honorary member of the Kumarila Bhatta Samiti, i. But more starkly than even she had outlined, the two views are quite different.

The Bodh Gaya temple controversy more. In article 15 of the Constitution, clause 5 shall be omitted. Posted by Koenraad Elst at 5: Chandragupta, Vikramaditya, Raja Bhoja and all the other Hindu kings didn’t waste anything at all on declaring a “Hindu Rashtra”. The apex Court in Pannalal Bansilal Pitti v. In Spite of Hinduism more.

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The only controversy is between different Homelands in Europe: We should help Muslims in freeing themselves from Islam …. As per our Constitution, the State has no religion. It was also a victor and acquired Rwanda and Burundi as well as a small German territory on the border.

He introduces the main episodes, such as the controversy since ca. De grootste demokratie ter wereld.

What does American academe think about Hinduism nowadays? Who is a Hindu? History of Christianity and Indian Christianity.

If the media pick it up, the government will not be able to ignore and stonewall it which it otherwise probably would do. It is, therefore, felt that the scope of article 30 of the Constitution should be widened to include all communities and sections of citizens who form a distinct religious or linguistic group.


I had been advocating a policy in this sense since my book On Modi Time inbut like so much free and unsolicited advice by pen-pushers, this had been to no effect at all.

From Wikipedia, koenraac free encyclopedia. He was an editor of the New Kkoenraad Flemish nationalist journal Teksten, Kommentaren en Studies from to[7] focusing on criticism of Islamvarious other conservative and Flemish separatist publications such as Nucleus’t PallieterkeSecessieor the neoconservative The Brussels Journal and Middle East Forum. Hanuman the monkey king wanted to help and he flew to the mountain where the tree was and he brought it just in time so the doctor could make the herbal kodnraad to cure Lakshman.

Inone could still, narrowly, plead ignorance about the revived OIT. Monthly Review of Culture, Volume She supports this with an example from one of his essays where he advises his readers that the best way koenraaad criticise Muhammad is to question his sanity as, from a yogic viewpoint, his divine revelations were “born from a deluded consciousness” fed by “sexual arousal” provided by his wife, Khadija.

In his book, Negationism in India: Elst is known to be sympathetic to Hindutvaa Hindu nationalist movement.