Searching For Syncretism: Part II

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay Abstract This video collage, in continuation of Part 1⤡, strives to highlight the syncretic features characteristic to the South East Asian Culture by highlighting the architecture of the Belur Math in West Bengal, originally planned by Swami Vivekananda himself and executed after his death by Swami Vijnanananda. The structure of theContinue reading “Searching For Syncretism: Part II”

Searching for Syncretism: Part I

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay 29th June, 2017 Abstract The Video Collage attempts to unearth the intricately embedded syncretic elements of the South-East Asian cultural milieu, now threatened due to the rise of exclusivist religious fundamentalism engineered by the fascist BJP and its associates like the RSS, by going through some of the noteworthy instances ofContinue reading “Searching for Syncretism: Part I”

Indoctrinating Saffron Violence

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay, Akhar Bandyopadhyay Posted on 29th June, 2017 Updated on 6th January, 2022 Abstract Here are some of the instances which show how the Sangh Parivar brainwashes its members. What is the way-out? May we foreground the syncretic attitude that is inherent in our subaltern consciousness? View it here:

CONVERGENCE TO PRAXIS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUFFERINGS: OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION

This journal tries to demolish the administrative boundaries of academic disciplinary technology by amalgamating all the so-called “subjects” by condemning the objectification, subjectification and subjection. It strives to reach the vanishing point of theory and praxis. Thus, instead of so-called “inter-disciplinary studies”, it emphasizes on the convergence of earthian knowledges and praxiologies. The journal attemptsContinue reading “CONVERGENCE TO PRAXIS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUFFERINGS: OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION”

Kissa Crony Ka (The Tale of Cronies): A Video Collage

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay Kindly spend 28 minutes of your valuable time to watch the following video collage on the contemporary Indian politico-economic scenario. The video collage purports to show the moribund political economy of debt-ridden contemporary India under the religious extremist authoritarian regime. It attempts to focus on the crony and monopoly capitalist frameworkContinue reading “Kissa Crony Ka (The Tale of Cronies): A Video Collage”

Ram-ification Of Śrī Rāma Ram-shackles Us: Our Ram-Desi-Vir? An Appeal From DHFL FD-Holders

Posted on 09/07/2021 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.32547.99368 License CC BY-SA 4.0 Compiled by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay, Akhar Bandyopadhyay To The Honourable President, The Republic of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi- 110004 “प्रजासुखे सुखं राज्ञ: प्रजानां च हिते हितम्‌ । नात्मप्रियं हितं राज्ञ: प्रजानां तु प्रियं हितम्‌”    ― Dev Dantreliya, Chanakya Niti on Corruption:  Glimpses of how Chanakya tackled menace of corruption 300 BCE in India? ⤡ Sub: Ramification Of  Śrī Rāma Ramshackles Us: Our Ram-Desi-Vir?  An Appeal From DHFL FD-Holders  Continue reading “Ram-ification Of Śrī Rāma Ram-shackles Us: Our Ram-Desi-Vir? An Appeal From DHFL FD-Holders”

Annihilating caste, annihilation of our Hindutva dream- Appealing for a caste-based Hindu Nation: a letter to the President of India

Originally posted on Akhar Bandyopadhyay:
To The Honourable?President, Republic of?India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi- 110004 “Castes there were in those ancient times too, continuing for thousands of years of our glorious national life. There is nowhere any instance of it having hampered the progress or disrupted the unity of society. It, in fact, served as…

Absolute Cultural Reterritorialization Of Imagi-native Geo-Political Boundaries Instead Of Deterritorialization: The (Il)legitimacy Of Article 371 (A-J) After Scrapping Article 370 Of The Indian Constitution

Originally posted on Akhar Bandyopadhyay:
To The Honourable?President, The Republic of?India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi-?110004 ​ Sub: An appeal for scrapping the Article 371 (A-J) in defence of cultural nationalism: Save Hindutva Respected Ācārya, First of all, we must thank you all for scrapping the Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. For the sake of…

Violations Of (A) Animal Rights In The Hindu Shrines, Dairy Farms, Slaughter Houses And (B) Human Rights Through Financial Abuse: a letter to the esteemed International Animal Rights’ Organizations

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay ⤡ Akhar Bandyopadhyay ⤡ Posted on 14/04/2021 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11480.42240 License: CC BY-SA 4.0 Abstract This paper is on the devastating condition of the cows and bulls in India despite the fact that the cow is considered as the sacred holy mother of the Hindus. This exploitative condition of the animal is associated with theContinue reading “Violations Of (A) Animal Rights In The Hindu Shrines, Dairy Farms, Slaughter Houses And (B) Human Rights Through Financial Abuse: a letter to the esteemed International Animal Rights’ Organizations”

Profaning Gomātā: Save Mother Cows From Atrocities— An SOS From The Children Of Gomātā: a letter to the President of India

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay ⤡ Akhar Bandyopadhyay ⤡ 13/04/2021 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11480.42240 License: CC BY-SA 4.0 ABSTRACT This paper is on the devastating condition of the cows and bulls in India despite the fact that the cow is considered as the sacred holy mother of the Hindus. This exploitative condition of the animal is associated with the condition ofContinue reading “Profaning Gomātā: Save Mother Cows From Atrocities— An SOS From The Children Of Gomātā: a letter to the President of India”