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Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Monkey imagery in the Ramayana

There's a scandal brewing over Hinduism, reports the New York Times, and it centers around the way some American academics portray Hindu myths, and the totalitiarian control that fundamentalists in India allegedly want to have over such scholarship.

Update: Manish Vij has an excellent post on just this subject in Sepia Mutiny.
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