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by K Ilaiah

  • ISBN: 8185604444
  • Category: Buddhism
  • Subcategory: Spirituality
  • Author: K Ilaiah
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bhatkal & Sen; UK ed. edition (December 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 244
  • ePub book: 1771 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1763 kb
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God as Political Philosopher Hardcover – December 1, 2001. by. K Ilaiah (Author).

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Ilaiah’s books such as God as Political Philosopher: Buddha's Challenge to Brahminism, Why I Am Not a Hindu, Post-Hindu India: A Discourse in Dalit-Bahujan Socio-Spiritual and Scientific Revolution explore new ideas and are provocativ. hallenge conventional thinking, the majority Hindu view and the caste system as an element of Hindu practice. Buddha was against inequality, caste, untouchability, the harsh treatment of women. He challenged Brahminism and propounded different beliefs. This bestselling book is being brought out again as it shows how Buddha’s ideas are extremely relevant today.

God as Political Philosopher book.

Kancha Ilaiah, who now refers to himself symbolically as Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, (born 5 October 1952) is an Indian political theorist, writer and activist for Dalit rights. He writes in both English and Telugu. Kancha Ilaiah was born in the village. Kancha Ilaiah was born in the village of Papaiahpet, Warangal district in erstwhile Hyderabad State. His family belonged to the sheep-grazing Kuruma Golla caste, a community designated by the Government of India as an Other Backward Class group

In this provocative and scholarly book, Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd propounds a view of Gautama Buddha as India’s first social revolutionary. Buddha did his best to give the principles of tribal democracy and egalitarianism a sanctuary in his own sangha.

In this provocative and scholarly book, Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd propounds a view of Gautama Buddha as India’s first social revolutionary. In so doing, he foreshadowed modern India’s experiment with parliamentary democracy. Critical of the caste system, Buddha inducted low caste members into the sangha and made them his trusted advisers. He gave women an honoured place in the sangha

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd recently retired as Director, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad

God as Political Philosopher: Buddha’s Challenge to Brahminism - Libro electrónico escrito por Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd. Lee este libro en la app de Google Play Libros en tu PC o dispositivo Android o iOS. Descarga God as Political Philosopher: Buddha’s Challenge to Brahminism para leerlo sin conexión, destacar texto, agregar marcadores o tomar notas. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd recently retired as Director, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad. He is Chairman of Telangana Mass and Social Organizations (T-Mass) that works for English-medium education.

God as Political Philosopher: Buddha’s Challenge to Brahminism Kancha Ilaiah Calcutta: Samya, 2000

God as Political Philosopher: Buddha’s Challenge to Brahminism Kancha Ilaiah Calcutta: Samya, 2000. In this context the decision of one million Dalits to embrace Buddhism in a mass ceremony in Delhi on November 4th 2001 is all the more provocative. Kancha Ilaiah’s exhaustive book on Buddha is a signal of the turbulent times.

Автор: Shepherd, Kancha Ilaiah Название: God as political philosopher Издательство: Sage Publications .

This book contains a selection from Ilaiah Shepherd’s columns in The Hindu, Deccan Herald, Deccan Chronicle, Hindustan Times among others, and journals such as Mainstream and Economic and Political Weekly.

Ilaiah demystifies Buddha whom he sees as a man and not a god and as India's first social revolutionary. Similar books and articles. The Buddhism Omnibus. Matthew Kapstein, S. Radhakrishnan, Iqbal Singh & Arvind Sharma (ed. - 2004 - Oxford University Press. A Comparative Study of the Concept of Dharmakaya Buddha: Vairocana in Hua-Yen and Mahavairocana in Shingon Buddhism. Kwangsoo Park - 2003 - International Journal of Buddhist Thought and Culture 2:305-331. To See the Buddha: A Philosopher's Quest for the Meaning of Emptiness.

This research work posits Gautama Buddha as a political thinker. It performs the task of interrogating historically the Buddhist and brahminical worldviews and shows that Buddha constructed a very powerful speculative political philosophy which can form the basis of reconstructing ancient Eastern political philosophy itself.