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Your home for all things related to Indic Culture, Tradition, History, Philosophy & Religion

    Polytheism: A discussion with Dr. Edward Butler

    Polytheism: A discussion with Dr. Edward Butler

    Join Mukunda as he speaks to Dr. Edward Butler, Phd. Dr. Butler specializes in ancient Greco-Roman philosophy particularly Platonism and Neo-Platonism along with expertise in Polytheistic thought and philosophy. We speak at length about polytheism and monotheism, the theory of Henadology, Proclus, Hindu Thought, and other forms of polytheism and a host of other topics.

    You can find Dr. Edward Butler at:
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    Twitter: @epbutler
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    Meru Manthan Episode 2: Conversation and Discussion with Father Francis X. Clooney

    Meru Manthan Episode 2: Conversation and Discussion with Father Francis X. Clooney

    Join Mukunda as he speaks to Father Francis X. Clooney, Professor of Comparative Theology at the Harvard Divinity School. Father Clooney is a scholar of Hinduism specifically Visisthadvaita Vedanta and SriVaishnavism, he is equally a practicing Catholic in the Jesuit Order. In this dialogue, Father Clooney and I discuss Catholicism, Ramanujacharya, Visistadvaita Vedanta, the nature of comparative theology, Bhakti tradition, and other topics.

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    Conversation with Prof. Stephen Phillips

    Conversation with Prof. Stephen Phillips

    Join Mukunda as he speaks to Professor Stephen Phillips of the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Phillips is an academic in Philosophy with a wide area of expertise in the Indian/Hindu Philosophical systems particularly Nyaya, Vedanta, and Yoga. In this dialogue, we discuss Prof. Phillips journey into Hindu thought, his experiences living in India, learning Sanskrit, studying Indian Philosophy directly from indigenous experts, the concept of Pramanas, the idea of soul-making, Yoga and other topics. It was an honor and pleasure to be able to have this conversation.

    You can find Prof. Stephen Phillips at https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/philosophy/faculty/shp9
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    Sikhism: Conversation with Jodh Singh on the History, Ideas, and Practices of Sikhi Dharm

    Sikhism: Conversation with Jodh Singh on the History, Ideas, and Practices of Sikhi Dharm

    Join Mukunda as he talks to Jodh Singh (Twitter@jungnihang) about Sikhism. We go through a detailed history of 10 Gurus, the socio-political environment in that period, the practices of the Sikhi Dharm and other topics. If you want to learn and understand Sikhism, this is the podcast episode for you.

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    Conversation and Interview with Gopi Shankar Madurai, Founder of Srishti Madurai and LGBTQIA Hindu Activist

    Conversation and Interview with Gopi Shankar Madurai, Founder of Srishti Madurai and LGBTQIA Hindu Activist

    Join Mukunda as he talks to Gopi Shankar Madurai, Founder of Srishti Madurai and an LGBTQIA Hindu Activist. They discuss biological sex, gender identity, sexual preference, the treatment of LGBTQIA people across history and in Indian traditions, the role of spirituality and Hindu thought in these communities, indigenous movements in opposition to American and European notions of LGBTQIA and a host of other topics. This was a fascinating topic and I learned a lot from Gopi.



    We have added some intro and exit music performed by Krishna Parthasarathy (the song is Gayati Vanamaali by Sadashiva Brahmendra and in the Raaga Hamsadhwani). Let me know your thoughts!



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    A Conversation with Prof. Nicholas Sutton

    A Conversation with Prof. Nicholas Sutton

    Join Mukunda as he talks to Prof. Nicholas Sutton, Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. They discuss Prof. Sutton’s journey into Hindu thought and his life of studying Dharma, Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharata and other texts/traditions. They delve into morality and ethics, the idea of Dharma, deontological morality, virtue ethics, diversity in Hindu thought, the conundrum of God in the world vis-a-vis Krishna and numerous other ideas.



    You can check out Prof. Sutton’s lectures and talks at: https://www.youtube.com/user/HinduStudies



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