On the Ashoka Trail

Ullekh NP

Nayanjot Lahiri travels through Asia to explore the different images of the Mauryan emperor. The author in conversation with Open

Consciousness: The Elusive Entity

Science, metaphysics and the problem of defining consciousness

The Clasp of Civilisations

Traces of India from China to Spain show culture is never static

The Pedagogy of Kindness

The rewards of a sentimental education

Wisdom of the East

Jairam Ramesh chronicles the life of Edwin Arnold who took Buddha’s ideas to the West via a narrative poem

Redeeming Babasaheb

The demand for our times is a nation-positive Ambedkarism and a Dharma-positive Dalitism

Anyone for the Chinese Ganesha?

The struggle is less against those who threaten a rock here and a waterfall there than with those who threaten the idea of India

Rahul Sankrityayan: Our Kind of Seeker

Manuscript hunter Rahul Sankrityayan was a nationalist at home in the world

Faith and Nationalism

The revival of Buddhism in Mongolia

Curse of the Caricature

Were Indian cartoonists casteist on Ambedkar?


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