There are multiple billion Hindus on this planet, however for individuals who don’t observe the religion, little or no appears to be understood about it. Followers haven’t solely constructed and sustained the world’s largest democracy however have additionally sustained one of many best philosophical streams on this planet for greater than three thousand years.
So, what makes a Hindu? Why is so little heard from the actual practitioners of the on a regular basis religion? Why does data by no means transcend clichés? Being Hindu is a practitioner’s information that takes the reader on a journey to very merely perceive what the Hindu message is, the place it stands within the conflict of civilizations between Islam and Christianity, and why the Hindu method might but be the trail for plurality and progress within the twenty-first century.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hindol Sengupta is a World Financial Discussion board Younger World Chief and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia College. He has been short-listed for the Hayek Ebook Prize given by the Manhattan Institute in reminiscence of the Nobel laureate economist F. A. Hayek. He’s the winner of the PSF Award in India, which incorporates amongst previous winners the late Indian scientist and president A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. He’s founding father of the worldwide data community on change-makers, Grin (https://grin.information). He has been a journalist with Fortune India, the Indian version of Fortune journal; Bloomberg TV India; CNN-IBN; and CNBC-TV18.