While our little Sravanam Diaries podcast was on a break, a hiatus so to speak, I’ve observed a very interesting phenomena around myself. I’ve seen this trend my whole life, but, perhaps, now I’m old enough to talk about it. Or even just acknowledge it and try to see itContinue Reading

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The Oxford Center for Hindu Studies (OCHS) is a non-profit education center started by a devotee in 1997 and is a Recognized Independent Centre of the Oxford University. As per OCHS’s website, OCHS is “an academy for the study of Hindu cultures, societies, philosophies, religions, and languages, in all periodsContinue Reading

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The SAC’s mistake is just like quoting the Vedic injunction that the stool of an animal is impure and then using inference to say that because a cow is an animal, its stool is also impure. Shastra is quoted, but the conclusion itself is still based on inference, not shastra. This is a mistake, however, because there is also a Vedic injunction that says that the stool of a cow is pure. The SAC made the same kind of mistake when they created their overarching principle.

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