Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity. By G. B. Singh. Reviewed by Baldev Singh. “Truth comes out breaking the walls of a fortress” is a Punjabi saying. For the. Read Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on G.B. Singh has undertaken just such a task. Book: ‘Gandhi – behind the mask of divinity’ Author: G.B. Singh Cover to Cover is the naujawani guide to Sikh and Punjabi books that you need.
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Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Despite his famous philosophy of nonviolent resistance satyagrahaColonel Singh’s analysis of the evidence leads him to conclude that Gandhi’s ideology was in fact rooted in racial animosity, first against blacks in South Africa and later against whites in India.
Tarandeep marked it as to-read Jun 02, Time for the New Gandhi. Part 6 of the book deals with Gandhi’s alleged caste ideology and black Untouchables of India. Zoe Harbison rated it really liked it Dec 11, Baldev Singh, frequent writer on Indian politics, Punjab and Sikh issues reviewed the book and opined that the book has “exploded the Gandhi myth” and the author has brought out the truth from Gandhi’s “own mouth”.
Why should my son not be scavenger if I am one? This item doesn’t belong on this page. Soon many other European and American clergymen and writers rushed in to make their input. Nick rated it did not like it Dec 23, Singh charges that the popular image of Gandhi is highly misleading.
Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity
But why not a museum about the genocide of native Americans or a museum about slavery in the capital of United States? Impressed with lavish propaganda about Gandhi in the West, the Hindu propaganda machine came into action and it churned out a plethora of literature to elevate Gandhi to the status of twentieth century Hindu god — “The seventh reincarnation of Vishnu, Lord Rama,” proclaimed Krishnalal Shridharni.
Behind the Mask of Divinity G. Other editions – View all Gandhi: The Indian government under Prime Minister Indra Gandhi financed one-third the cost of the production of the movie “Gandhi” for the portrayal of Gandhi as “an absolute pacifist.
How could Gandhi, a diehard supporter of the caste system think of the welfare of African blacks he regarded lower than the Untouchables of India – slightly above the animal level? Later parts 4, and 5 consider Gandhi’s politics before and after the Boer War in South Africa, providing examples of what the author sees as racism from Gandhi towards blacks. He did not like wearing the same clothes with label “N” born by the natives, nor he liked their food and sharing lavatory with them.
Singh charges that the popular image Among prominent leaders of the twentieth century, perhaps no one is more highly regarded than Mahatma Gandhi.
He is revered by the vast majority of Hindus as the hero of Indian independence, and many people throughout the world consider him to be a modern saint. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Meeting the South African Indian Delegation. May be as many as one million people perished in the communal frenzy and thousands of young women were kidnapped while Gandhi was reciting the murderous sermons from his favorite scripture — Bhagvad Gita.
Rob marked it as to-read Sep 05, The development of nuclear weapons by India – a country that ranks among the poorest in the world and is near the bottom of human development index chart of the United Nations — exposes the real face of the “absolute pacifist” and the nation that calls him “father.
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Harpreet Kaur marked it as to-read Dec 23, Little did they realize that Gandhi hoodwinked g.b.sinbh with his insincere statements about Christianity? Return to Book Page.
Singh charges that the popular image of Gandhi is highly misleading. Much of the irrefutable evidence lay buried beneath a mountain of Gandhi’s own writings – in his own words, which I have uncovered – g.b.simgh that will be difficult to dispute once they are read. Show More Show Less. Nothing could be further from truth than this bald lie.
During bloody demonstrations and riots against the visit of Prince of Wales, William Francis Doherty, an American citizen working in Bombay was behnd. The Kansas City Star. Alan Caruba, the editor of Bookviews.
Ibrahim rated it it was amazing Aug 26, Daniel Gordon marked it as to-read Apr 21, In this explosive, intriguing, and provocative Any Ganndhi Any Condition. Singh puts forward that ganrhi portrayal of Gandhi as a great leader is “the work of the Hindu propaganda machine” and Christian clergy with ulterior motives; and, furthermore, it was based on irrationality and deception which historians have failed to critically examine. Jiju rated it it was amazing Mar 16, United States Congressman Edolphus Towns called the book “definitely controversial” but worth reading to gsndhi perspective on Gandhi and understand the foundations of India.
He, Shudra lowest caste may not be called a Brahmin uppermost castethough he Shudra may have all the qualities of a Brahmin in this birth. This provocative thesis is sure to be controversial. Analyzing the Gandhi Gospels. Where Gandhi left off, his followers have picked up, and they continue their own sophisticated campaigns, both in India and abroad.
Singh charges that the popular image of Gandhi is highly misleading. Also this book, though narrowly focused, should stand as a guide alerting us to how thoroughly the Gandhi propagandists and others have succeeded in deceiving us. SinghHardcover Be the first to write a review. He proclaimed that the British Empire was for the welfare of the whole world and he accepted the superiority and predominance of white race.
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