ISBN 9788124604601,India - A Culture Decline or Revival?

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ISBN 9788124604601
Publisher

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.

Publication Year 2008
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788124604601

ISBN-10 8124604606
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 236 Pages
Language (English)
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It is often taken for granted that Independence from the British rule also ushered an era of cultural and social freedom in India. The author wishes to examine if that is true or if a cultural decline set in soon after. Based on a verse in the Pancatantra, the book has been divided into six parts: Eka (person), Kula (family), Grama (habitat), Janapada (land), Prithvi (earth) and Atma. Issues of education; conflicts between the classes, regions, jatis, languages and religions; expansion of proselytizers; lack of governance; tensions between the legislators and judiciary; rise of unbridled consumerism; falling standards of democracy; dilemmas created by notions of dharma challenged by Westernized modernity; and the problems of attaining universal harmony, are all put into a perspective under these six categories. While examining the state of affairs the author also suggests a way for the pursuit of happiness through unselfish transcendence.
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