Reviews

Gandhi's Hinduism the Struggle against Jinnah's Islam

Gandhi’s Hinduism vs Jinnah’s Islam

Gandhi, a devout Hindu, believed faith could nurture the civilizational harmony of India, a land where every religion had flourished. Jinnah, a political Muslim rather than a practicing believer, was determined to carve up a syncretic subcontinent in the name of Islam.

The Nay Science: A History of German Indology

Nay Science and Uncovering of German Indology

Nay Science offers a new perspective on the problem of the scientific method in the human sciences. Taking German Indological scholarship on the Mahabharata and the Bhagavadgita as their example, Adluri and Bagchee develop a critique of the modern valorization of method over truth in the humanities.

Indian Painting (2013) by C. Sivaramamurti

Review: Indian Painting (2013) by C. Sivaramamurti

To capture the spirit, history, style, and masterpieces of any of the various Indian arts, in a mere span of one hundred pages is a challenging, perhaps even intimidating task, but padma bhushana C. Sivaramamurti beautifully accomplishes exactly this in his book Indian Painting.

Review: Hinduism and Nature by Nanditha Krishna

Amidst globalization when we find monolithic religions dominating the world stage, for those looking from outside, Hinduism certainly comes as something strange. The concept of ‘samata’, which means equality, and…