Bhadant Bodhanand: From a Brahmin to a Buddhist monk

Born into a Brahmin family, Bodhanand stripped himself of any caste pride he might have had and put on the habit. It was a fitting response to those who considered themselves the best and behaved inhumanly with others. What were his struggles like – for religion and society, both at home and elsewhere?

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The Case for Bahujan Literature

Mahishasur: A people’s hero

Dalit Panthers: An Authoritative History

Mahishasur: Mithak wa Paramparayen

The Common Man Speaks Out

Jati ke Prashn Par Kabir

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