Hinduism and Its Military Ethos
Lancer Publishers & Distributors
, 2010 - History
- 650 pages
The simple answer is that we do not have a simple answer; and complex answers are difficult to understand. We know Hinduism as the most ancient, complex and fascinating religion of humankind; it may also be the least understood, due to its bewildering and awesome variety. returncharacterreturncharacterAn attempt has been made in the book to present a simplified, yet precise and comprehensive view of Hinduism. The book also covers the vast range of Hindu gods and goddesses. It is hoped that after going through the book, aam admi (layman) will feel greatly informed about this great religion, and hopefully also more confident about it. NRIs, especially of the second generation, would also find the book of great interest.returncharacterreturncharacterThe later part of the book relates to the study of the Hindu military value system from the earliest times of mythology to the present times. Issues of Hindu military mindset and 800 years of slavery, are covered in detail. The causes for the Hindu military defeats are analyzed with an extraordinary degree of candor. The conclusions reached are likely to come as a surprise to most people.returncharacterreturncharacterThe causes for Hindu military defeats lay in the their mind, rather than in their muscle.