If Akbar had been successful in spreading “Din-e-Ilahi”, how different would the political and theological scenario of India have been today?

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By Sunil Kumar Probable question; Akbar in the latter stage of his life invited people of different faiths and attempted to build syncretism, tolerance and inclusion in his court and consequently Islam in the subcontinent. If he had successfully spread, …

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What were the opinions of Swami Vivekananda on British rule in India? How did socio-religious movements like this help the freedom struggle?

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By Sunil Kumar Swami Vivekananda aka Naren Dutta was a man with a keen intellect; who was quite well-read. Like other Bengalis of the time; he joined the Brahmo Samaj; an organization which worked for social upliftment; but disagreed with …

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Jaipur, LitFests And Life

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By Sunil Kumar My 244th Post on this site. About the flowing river of partial cerebral ecstasy that is the Jaipur Literature Fest. By now; I’m sort of a veteran of this relentless idea/thought/self-importance blabbering described as a meeting crossroads …

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