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The God Market How Globalization is Making India More HinduA good introduction to the temple state business complex This book focuses on the increasingly Hindu stance being taken by the state and our sense of false pride in being the most cultured place on Earth The book itself is well written However I would have liked it if the author had considered some specific cases and described them in detail I would liked it if the author had considered some specific cases and described them in detail I would give this 4 stars and not 5 But I gave an xtra star only because Of The Issue It the issue it focused on This is not an issue that has been looked at by many people get this kindle dition a proofreader though The parts of this book dealing with historical aspects of rise of god market in India in the twenty first century is really very good However author is a bourgeois sociologist and like all bourgeois sociologists her method of investigation is very clectic Highly recommended reading Written before the current Hindu government came into power this book is prophetic in its predictions of the direction India is heading in and why The book is an interesting read It proposes that with neo liberal conomic regime Indiaand ven many other countries like US are becoming and religious In short with globalization India is becoming religiousHindu The book tries to build on the hypothesis of temple state corporate complex that has developed in India post 1991 reforms by uotin. Conventional wisdom says that integration into the global marketplace tends to weaken the power of traditional faith in developing countries But as Meera Nanda argues in this path to weaken the power of traditional faith in developing countries But as Meera Nanda argues in this path book this is hardly the case in today's India Against xpectations of growing secularism India has instead seen a remarkable intertwining of Hinduism and neoliberal ideology spurred on.

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Govt for only 5 years and congress for the other 55Apart from the grammatical rrors in the book the book is no where a product of a person well versed in religion Someone who can write the sanskritised hymns of priests as mumbo jumbo or mocks the claim of Mahabharata what is not here is not Anywhere As Being Boastful Is as being boastful is not well versed to write anything on the subject Besides presently half baked illogical arguments it ven sympathises with other religions making them out to be much soothing and scientific than hinduism She goes on and on about priest schools in India for hindus as if other religions don t have it We can contradict all points of her pathetically written TIRADE BUT WE HAVE GOT BETTER but we have got better to doIn her attempt to malign almost veryone related to hinduism she will go so far to label ven arun shourie under the same mold despite he being a declared Atheist She Called Vivekananda And The Likes As Apologists Of She called Vivekananda and the likes as apologists of and uses adjectives which show her incompetence in writing scientifically about any faith let along hinduism with all its disparity William Darymple despite being a foreigner writes on Indians and faith with much sensitivity in Last Mughal It looked like a third person s neutral analysis Hers is just one sided venom I never spent my money wrongly in life than by buying this produc. Opulation from Muslims and others deemed to be anti modern As a result Hindu institutions are replacing public ones and the Hindu revival itself has become big business a major source of capital accumulation Nanda xplores the roots of this development and its possible future as well as the struggle for secularism and socialism in the world's second most populous country. ,
G results of various surveys It also shows how the Indian State is colluding with the temple and the corporate sector to promote Hinduism in India in terms of land donations and religious tourism A most vital read for today The author says all other religions are growing all over the world but she will highlight only Hinduism A totally bizarre and biased book The author had something to say but she doesn t seem to know Hinduism A totally bizarre and biased book The author had something to say but she doesn t seem to know to present it in a palatable mannerThis book is divided into 5 chapters But reading it seemed to be a waste of my time But somehow I managed to complete it It was of a rant rather than a book If that makes sense to you Nothing new to offer Just rant rant and rant We already knew all these stuff It is becoming a fashion nowadays among today s writers to mock Hinduism and most of its beliefsAuthor is so biasedBlame very damn party for verything Just a pathetic book If ver a book was written so unabashedly one sided almost like a stooge from Congress this would win hands down It does stooge from Congress this would win hands down It does ven make an attempt to write an impassive critiue Hinduism is made out to be a monster which can take over the other dogmatic religions simply because it is a way of life and not a monotheistic faith like others What she keeps blaming the BJP government for regularization of hinduism in society when they were in. By a growing capitalist class It is this State Temple Corporate Complex she claims that now wields decisive political and Gypsy World: The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead economic power and provides ideological cover for the dismantling of the Nehrura state dominated Bryozoan Evolution economy According to this new logic India's rapidconomic growth is attributable to a special Hindu mind and it is what separates the nation's Hindu ,