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Submitted by Rakshas 10 Anan (India), Nov 14, 2005 at 06:00

This website is not about caste in India, although Dr. Daniel Pipes must be strongly commended for his adroit navigation through an ocean of universal contradictions, in what is a masterly exposition of Brahmin intellectual finesse. Were he to instead open a slaughterhouse of the innocents, he would be lambasted as a rogue and an outcaste! That is caste in a nutshell for you, and there is plenty available on the subject on site, so I am not going to repeat anything again, because it bores me to tears. But it pleases me no end to see how the jihadis and some missionary apologists are so much of mirror images of each other, that mention a Hindu, and they go bleating "caste, caste, caste...". Pathetic, I think, and moreover, the shoe doesn't fit!

More pertinent is Bruce Josloff's last paragraph, which to my mind explains the frenzied deadlines put forth by the jihadis and crusaders both, for respectively Islamising and Christianising India, in utter greed to control an emerging Power! As for Hinduism, it too shall pass (but not before the two frenzied 'Abrahamaites'), because Hinduism is a purely colonial construct, in their own image. India, on the other hand, resonates to the older Rishi culture, called Sanatan Dharma, more and more. For those who have not heard of it, it is the ancient universal culture of freedom in Knowledge and way of living, based on the science of breath, and the deep science of all things that move, and all things that are stationary. And the living energies filling the cosmos, that we call the Gods and Goddesses. This is way beyond casteism or sectarianism. Christianity and Islam are but puny blips in the history of human civilisation, full of avarice and self-aggrandisement. Arya, in Indian culture, and in Sanskrit means purity, of thought, word and deed, emanating from utter non-violence and the highest selflessness. And swastik is the everlasting auspicious symbol of the spinning galaxies, close to Godhead! When the Europeans discovered India, they were taken aback by its high systems of knowledge, and wished to appropriate it and to deligitimise it, both at the same time. Hence they propagated all kinds of myths and half-truths like the theory of Aryan Invasion and the four-fold hierarchy of a rigid caste system, so far removed from truth, as well exposed by international postcolonial, postmodern scholars. Now once again the vigorous Indian traditions of knowledge are in our midst, and the lies will be buried once and for all. The time is not far.

The ... argument put out by the alleged seeker of truth use the same twisted logic of the terrorislamists in Europe and America, when they point to the local repressive conditions to justify mob violence!

Gandhi's assassination had nothing to do with caste! It was in the context of the blood-stained partition of India, culminating with Gandhi's major mistakes in first backing the Muslims' demand for the Ottoman Caliphate which resulted in a massacre of the Hindus, and then his insistence on India's payment of a ransom to the killers of Hindus in Pakistan, that resulted in his assassination. Nor did the ruling Congress leaders pay heed to his demand that the Indian National Congress be dissolved, once its sole purpose of seeking independence from colonial rule was fulfilled. But these are the kind of details the so-called seeker of truth has nothing to do with.

Lastly, Christian hopes are pinned on Sonia Gandhi, who once attended a seminary in her hometown in Italy! Wikipedia and other webpages offer interesting material on her background and present geopolitical status. A Christian group nominated her last month for the Nobel Peace prize, and all India joined in the laughter. Dream on....
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