ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Courting Con in the West

The sustained efforts by certain Hindu groups in the west to redefine and "correct" long existing Hindu traditions are perhaps reflective of their desire to put in place a cogent and structured religious system that is able to hold its own against other scripture-based religions. Concomitantly, American identity politics and European political correctness is also "forcing" minority communities to assert their separate "churches", as a way of emphasising their own distinct religious or ethnic identity.

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