10th October 2015
Rajiv Malhotra’s thuggery exposed by Anantanand Rambachan, professor of Religion, Philosophy and Asian Studies at Saint Olaf College, Minnesota
RAJIV MALHOTRA IS A PETTY THUG, WITH NOT THE SLIGHTEST KNOWLEDGE/ INTEREST IN THE TRUTH.
Malhotra and his followers have succeeded in creating an atmosphere of fear (‘bhayam’) in which scholar-practitioners of the Hindu tradition are afraid of challenging him. I refuse to be silenced by fear or be forced to whisper my dissent in the corners of meeting halls. I will not cede to Malhotra the authority to be the arbiter of Hindu orthodoxy. My tradition requires me, as a seeker of knowledge and a teacher, to be without fear (‘abhayam’). I will continue to respectfully share and learn from fellow Hindus of all nationalities and ethnicities. And I will continue to respectfully challenge and be challenged by my peers.
[Read the full article here]
The man is a monster: blocks free speech and civilised discourse at every level. Celebrates the pulping of books, supports threats of violence. A shameful specimen.