[Buddha-l] Hindu Fundamentalism

Chris A. Stanford castanford at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 00:46:35 MDT 2005

This is all very interesting but, shouldn't it have been posted to 'Hindu-L' 
instead of here? Or am I missing something.

On 8/3/05, Bernie Simon <bsimon at toad.net> wrote:
> Fundamentalism ... it's not just for Baptists any more.
> A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist has taken Human Resource
> Development Minister Arjun Singh to court for schoolbooks suggesting
> there is no scientific evidence that Hindu deities Ram and Krishna
> existed.
> Ajit Kumar, a BJP worker from the Samastipur district, has filed a
> complaint in court against Singh and a few others, stating that new
> history books for Class 11, which say there is no scientific evidence
> of Ram and Krishna, have hurt the sentiments of Hindus.
> The complaint was filed on Thursday in the court of the Hajipur chief
> judicial magistrate, who fixed August 2 to hear the case.
> http://tinyurl.com/73dsf
> ----
> But if the world could remain within a frame like a painting on a wall
> Then I think we'd see the beauty there and stand staring in awe
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