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In search of Hinduism

Hindol Sengupta's Being Hindu: Old Faith, New World and You is a breezy and ambitious book

BEING HINDU: OLD FAITH, NEW WORLD AND YOU Hindol Sengupta Penguin, 256 pages, Rs 399  Hindol Sengupta's Being Hindu: Old Faith, New World and You is a breezy and ambitious book. Mr Sengupta’s three guiding questions are: What is Hinduism? What are the ramifications of a Hindu ethos? What is Hinduism’s personal significance to him? Sengupta seeks to "...aggressively proclaim that to be Hindu is to shun bigotry, to accept diversity, embrace differences, respect gender rights and actively adopt new technologies and sciences." ...