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Ancient India

The Biggest Loser in the Doniger Controversy? Indian Traditions of Debate

Laurie L. Patton | Posted 04.28.2014 | Religion
Laurie L. Patton

In addition to the rich meaning of the vocabulary for debate, dialogue and argumentation, there are many dramatic scenes of debate, and even insult, within Indic traditions from their very inception. What if we reminded ourselves that Hindu texts were filled with questions as well as answers?

Hinduism And Modernity

Pankaj Jain, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.

Where does Hindu tradition stop and modern values begin? The main argument presented here is that the so-called modern values were already imbibed in the Hindu culture.