Maria Wirth


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Putting Secularism Into Perspective

Like before the last election in 2014, this time too, there are voices by so-called intellectuals that “secularism is in danger” if BJP comes to power again. Though Bharatiyas are…






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Do Some Bharatiyas Purposely Misunderstand Secularism?

Do you remember the frenzied appeals to the Bharatiya electorate before the elections in May 2014 to vote “secular”? They came from all quarters – from Bollywood, from “intellectuals”, and…


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What Hindu Dharma is ‘Lacking’

There seems to be some “defect” in Hindu Dharma, because worldwide, it is clearly not as respected as Christianity and Islam. Hindus struggle to get a fair representation for Hindu…


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Indianising the Religious Discourse

Some months ago I attended an Interfaith Dialogue in Delhi. Hindus, Muslims and Christians spoke, all were nice, smiling. But it was not a dialogue. It was a promotion for…