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Reflections On Contemporary Navayana Buddhism – Context, Debates and Theories

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  The Shared Mirror    PRE RELEASE COPY Reflections on Contemporary Navayāna Buddhism Context, Debates and Theories     Shaileshkumar Darokar Subodh Wasnik bodhi s.r Published by   Dedicated to all members of the Navayāna Buddhist Sangha The Shared Mirror Publishing House The Shared Mirror Publishing House shall endeavour to promote Dalit Bahujan literature and …

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‘Educate, Agitate, Organize’ – Is it a Sequence or a Parallel Process?

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Birendra Nag I could remember the early days of my engagement with Ambedkarite activism; I used to hear this quotation “Educate, Agitate and Organize” on Bhim Jayanti that my community in the Balangir district of the Odisha state used to celebrate every year on 14th April. At that time, I didn’t even know the source  …

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London launch of Hatred in the belly

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  [Via Murali Shanmugavelan] We invite you to the London launch of ‘Hatred in the belly: Politics behind the appropriation Dr Ambedkar’s writings‘ by the Ambedkar Age Collective on 6th June, 2016, at SOAS, University of London, Russell Square campus. The book is the powerful response by a number of Dalit-Bahujan writers to Arundhati Roy’s ‘much-needed-introduction’ …

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Hatred in the belly

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  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes Joopaka Subhadra, poet, writer, and women’s rights activist, was one of the key speakers at the ‘Democratic Debate on Appropriation of Ambedkar’s Writings’ held on April 10, 2014, in Hyderabad. The following text features her intervention at the debate. {youtube}IjD6u3qQswo{/youtube} 180 pages. When I read that, what I felt …

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Arundhati Roy’s introduction is a mockery of Dr Ambedkar’s AoC: Suresh Mane

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  Dr. Suresh Mane (Dr. Suresh Mane’s speech at the ‘The Colonization of Ambedkar: Caste Politics behind Roy- Navayana’s Appropriation of Annihilation of Caste ~ A Discussion’ held on 21st December, 2014, at University of Mumbai) Good afternoon friends, one day, restless Rahul met me at my office. He came with some anxiety, carrying along …

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Joe D’Cruz on Aatha’s children and their untold stories

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  Kadhiravan Round Table India talked to Joe D’Cruz on 12th July, 2015. Joe D’ Cruz is a renowned Tamil writer, novelist, famous for his novels, Aazhi Soozh Ulagu, and Korkai. Joe D’ Cruz hails from the coastal village Uvari in Tamil Nadu and his novels and his works revolve around the life, struggle, history, culture, …