Tag: Ramayana

Was there caste system in Hinduism during Ramayana?
Out of the many manufactured myths floating around the caste system in Hinduism, the incident of Shabri meeting Sri Ram is one. Many "intellectuals" and educated people claim that Shabri, a Dalit, was blessed by Sri Ram. But it is important to see what is actually mentioned in the scripture vis-a-vis what people say for self-serving purposes. Why Is It...
Audrey Truschke, a scholar at Rutgers University has posted several tweets where she calls Bhagwan Sri Ram a "misogynist pig" and alleges that Sita accuses Lakshman of lusting after her. These posts were made in the name of "loose translation" and "colloquialism" and given without proper links to references. The Valmiki Ramayan does not...