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Mythology, Manusmriti, Sex, Kamasutra

How sex became frowned upon in India of Kamasutra

[Book extract] Manusmriti stuck with the British because Manu’s prudish values resonated with the Victorian culture.


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Gujarat, Manusmriti, BR Ambedkar, Dalit atrocities

Why Dalits in Gujarat are protesting by twirling their moustache

The subtlety of silence is often difficult to miss.


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Mythology, Vedas, Manusmriti

What exactly is the Manusmriti?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.


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Epics, Hinduism, Manusmriti

What do Manusmriti and Dharmashastra have to say about homosexuality?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.


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ABVP, Caste system, Manusmriti, RSS

Burning Manusmriti, anything Sangh doesn't agree with is anti-national

Demanding that copies of ancient legal text be set ablaze publicly was actually a campaign to oppose the code which sanctifies Hindu caste system.


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Rohith Vemula, Dalits, Manusmriti, Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani may have alienated BJP's Dalit vote

By invoking Durga as universal Goddess and Mahishasur as demon, she is forcing Manuwadi Gods down the throats of the Bahujan.


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Dalits, Narendra Modi, BR Ambedkar, Manusmriti

Will Modi not observe Manusmriti Dahan Divas on December 25?

In order to truly appreciate Ambedkar's legacy, we need to side with Dalits who burn copies of the discriminatory archaic text.