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Abu Rayhan al-Biruni: Founder of Indology

Is there a founder of Indology? Maybe not if one accounted for the fact that Indology in itself has evolved over centuries into a more systematic discipline of study of a wider geographical region. In the beginning, there were geographical accounts of travelers or conquerors which were more regionally confined and one cannot attribute deeper … Continue reading


Since childhood  the tales of Aryans/Dravidians, Hindu religion/metaphysics, and Indian mythologies/symbolism  have been intertwined themesongs for us whenever Indic imaginations and realities are brought up as topics for chatting or  sharing of ideas.  Our textbooks were/are pregnant with fossilized ideas of biased authors. Media is slow to catch up with the transformations in the field … Continue reading

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Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by … Continue reading