VIBHINNATA

VIBHINNATA  (Hindi, Paperback, Malhotra, Rajiv)

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    • Language: Hindi
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Genre: Social Science
    • ISBN: 9789351160175, 9351160173
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    India is more than a nation state. It is also a unique civilization with philosophies and cosmologies that are markedly distinct from the dominant culture of our times the West. Indias spiritual traditions spring from dharma which has no exact equivalent in Western frameworks. Unfortunately, in the rush to celebrate the growing popularity of India on the world stage, its civilizational matrix is being co-opted into Western universalism, thereby diluting its distinctiveness and potential.

    In Being Different: An Indian Challenge to Western Universalism, thinker and philosopher Rajiv Malhotra addresses the challenge of a direct and honest engagement on differences, by reversing the gaze, repositioning India from being the observed to the observer and looking at the West from the dharmic point of view. In doing so, he challenges many hitherto unexamined beliefs that both sides hold about themselves and each other. He highlights that while unique historical revelations are the basis for Western religions, dharma emphasizes self-realization in the body here and now. He also points out the integral unity that underpins dharmas metaphysics and contrasts this with Western thought and history as a synthetic unity.

    Erudite and engaging, Being Different critiques fashionable reductive translations and analyses the Wests anxiety over difference and fixation for order which contrast the creative role of chaos in dharma. It concludes with a rebuttal of Western claims of universalism, while recommending a multi-cultural worldview.
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    5

    Vibhinnata

    This book presents original ideas researched by the author to try to turn colonized minds of Indians to be able to think independently without the influence of western pressure that many Indians are under influence of without even knowing about it. The book examines the west through 'Purva Paksha' using Indian civilization as a bench mark, and then shows with evidence and strong arguments about many un-examined fallacies of so called western universalism. The book uncovers many western memes,...
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    Devendra Singh

    7 Jul, 2013

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    Appalling Translation

    I had watched Rajiv Malhotra's speeches on youtube and found him to be very logical person so I decided to give his books a try. I ordered Breaking India and this one. VIbhinnata was cheaper than Being Different and Hindi being my mother tongue I thought this was a good idea. Flipkart delivered it pretty quickly so that was good.
    I have read almost half of the book. The content is good. I have never studied world religions in such comparative fashion. One gets a different perspective of thing...
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    raj

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    6 Apr, 2014

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    We all should read.

    Great work and very knowledgable book, we appreciate Mr Rajiv Ji's hard work towards our motherland.
    You don't wanna miss this book if want to know about your own history.
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    Jitender Loura

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    17 Jul, 2014

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    Delightful

    good book
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    sachin xalxo

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    2 Dec, 2018

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    5

    Just wow!

    satisfactory
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    Flipkart Customer

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    23 Aug, 2018

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    5

    Great product

    Excellent
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    Sunil Choudhary

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    4 Jan, 2018

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    5

    Awesome

    Must have every indian
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    Shyam Sharma

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    17 Sep, 2017

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    5

    best ever book to understans western world, most proudy book

    best ever book to understand western world, most proudy book for a india. as a indian citizen every one must read and keep this book.
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    abhishek tiwari

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    4 Sep, 2016

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    Excellent book

    this book is a master piece, salute to Rajiv Malhotra ji ...Chanakya of our times....
    Every Hindu must read this book
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    Patel Trushar

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    27 Jan, 2015

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    An analysis of the current world religious-cultural ambience from a Dharmic viewpoint.

    Vibhinnata by Rajiv Malhotra is an examination of the current religious-cultural ambience of the world from a Dharmic viewpoint. Rajiv explains the current world situation where after the fall of Communism Christianity is pursuing with renewed vigor its mandate to convert the world. In the process he reveals a deep and insightful understanding of Christian expansionism, of Hindu concepts and of the differences between the two.
    Nothing new till now, but then the author breaks new ground with ...
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    Champak Roy

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    2 Feb, 2014

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