Hindu Political thinkers and texts dealing with polity have deliberated on the conception of elements of state or what factors constitute a state quite comprehensively. Though there exists sort of consensus on what are the elements of the state, but there exists some interesting variations as well. I’ll be considering the views of Arthashastra, ManavaContinue reading “Constituents of the State in Hindu Polity”
Monthly Archives: January 2021
Farewell, Mr. Donald John Trump!
Farewell, Mr. Donald John Trump. I never wished that we will have to write it in 2021 but like everything else, it had to end either in 2021 or 2025. Despite all the attempts to tarnish your legacy and presidency, you’ll go as one of the greatest Presidents of US in the history for theContinue reading “Farewell, Mr. Donald John Trump!”
The Conundrum of Sanskrit ‘Non-Translatables’
Rajiv Malhotra’s recent book ‘Sanskrit Non-Translatables’ has kindled important discussion on the problem associated with translation, especially in the context of concepts. This book has the stated aim of Sanskritizing English as the author believes that translation of Sanskrit words into English results in loss of authority for Sanskrit. I won’t go into the statedContinue reading “The Conundrum of Sanskrit ‘Non-Translatables’”