Thursday, April 15, 2010

Advani and his blabber on Hindu Ethos

Now the former president of the BJP, Mr. Lal Krishna Advani (LKA) has jumped into the fray for sermonizing on Hindu Ethos. Of all the people in the world, LKA could find only Mr. Fareed Zakaria (FZ) as the expert, and thus LKA has, in his sermon, quoted FZ: "Zakaria argues that it is this non-doctrinaire character that gives Hinduism its absorptive and assimilative power. I hold that it is this Hindu ethos that accounts for the success of both democracy as well as secularism in India,".

The emphasis is on tolerance, secularism and democracy. The same old bull-sh*t, like the one propagandized about "Ekam Sat Viprah Bahudha Vadanti". If LKA has lost the ability to pursue on his own the understanding of the scriptures of Hinduism, why can he not learn from numerous Sadhus and Sants who will be more than willing to explain the Dharma-Shastras to him.

But No! LKA is too big a hypocrite to be so humble. So he will lead mobs to demolish structures, and then lament that it was a sad event in Indian History. Where was LKA's Hindu Ethos of tolerance, secularism and democracy on that fateful day? Or was he being tolerant towards those who wanted to demolish the structure thus agreeing to lead their movement, secular towards those who wanted the structure to remain intact thus lamenting it to be a sad event, and democratic towards election and thus use this incident in making electoral gains?

If LKA is so tolerant, why did he endorse expulsion of Mr. Jaswant Singh (JS), even though LKA himself had orchestrated opinions similar to those of JS on Pakistani soil?

If LKA is so secular, why does he not speak the truth about Islam?

If LKA respects democracy so much, why is he bent upon hoisting his stooges like Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj etc., on the BJP despite opposition from grass-roots level?

The answers are simple. LKA and many leaders of the BJP, e.g. Atal Bihari Vajpeyee (ABV), are neither tolerant, nor secular, nor democratic. They could not tolerate a Govidacharya, a Kalyan Singh, or a Uma Bharti. Claiming to represent "Hindu Ethos", they have never spoken the truth about Islam, the single most dangerous thing against tolerance, secularism, and democracy. And they are so democratic that they indulge in holding the "high-command", just like the Congress which they are so wont to criticize.

Again, lest my readers feel confused about my point of view, I present my opinion in the following. In my opinion, Truth Based Civilization (And the related discoveries and "doctrines" of Sanatana Dharma) is the most important thing. If we hold, Satyameva Jayate (सत्यमेवजयते) as a part of our national icon then we must owe allegiance to truth. And not to tolerance, secularism or democracy per se. We have to have the freedom, necessary diligence, and unlimited perseverance to pursue Truth. And then have courage to live by what we discover and/or learn.

The Dumb Fuckery of parrot like repetition of someone's scribblings amounting to attempted indoctrination, although using phrases like "non-doctrinaire character of ethos", can at best beguile unsuspecting masses. In the eyes of the discerning, this is cheap gimmicks, treacherous leadership, and unadulterated stupidity.


  1. Sir/Author, I have a few queries:
    1. Don't you feel that "Follow your leader(always good/bad)" to get power is the cause for unnecessary tolerance against evil forces who try to Subvert Hindu Ethos?

    2. If I term it as Intelligent tolerance: "inhibition to voice Truth about Islam".
    some of the reasons are:
    a. securing their major share of votes--prime concern

    b. Driving in Islam supporting Coalition forces (which are many) during Govt. formation.
    - The reason behind: to come out of the image that BJP follows RSS, and that BJP is secular(Huh! so called) and tolerant towards all religions.

    c. Making sure no riots/attacks etc take place during their rule which affects their image/ upcoming elections.

    I feel all these people are afraid of speaking to secure themselves in public for the above cited(some) reasons...

    I do not know whether I make any sense in these comments are they vague. But I tried to put thoughts on why such a thing is happening in Hindus.
    Author Please share your views on these points...

  2. Sam replies to Kiran:

    1. It is one of the major causes, but may not be the only cause.

    2. It is NOT intelligent tolerance.

    a. It may be a tactic offering short-term political gains while being suicidal in the long run.

    b. Why not have the image that the party follows the truth?

    Is Islam a religion? Or is it more of a political ideology?

    c. Why not educate the masses rather than running behind maintaining images?

    We must realize that a good politician has the responsibility of educating his electorate.

    Your points are important explanations about why such a thing is happening. I hope it proves useful in understanding what we should do in order to change this situation.

    In your opinion, what are solution strategies to the causes you have mentioned? Could you elaborate on them?