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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Singh charges that the popular image Among prominent leaders of the twentieth century, perhaps no one is more highly regarded than Mahatma Gandhi. Jiju rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Among prominent leaders of the gandho century, perhaps no one is more highly regarded than Mahatma Gandhi. Open Preview See a Problem? Alan Smith marked it as to-read Nov 04, Any Condition Any Condition. Singh further discusses how Gandhi actively encouraged the British to raise an Indian ov for use against the black Zuluscontrary to his image of a non-violent leader.
RowlingHardcover 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.
He was horrified when he was lodged with “natives” in the same jail ward. The “apostle of peace,” who counseled a Jewish delegation” to oppose the evil of Nazism by “soul force” – by committing mass suicide, was all praise for annexing Kashmir by armed aggression. Lia marked it as to-read Sep 25, The last part of the book deals with alleged “White Murders” done during Satyagraha movements against the British which Singh contends have been ignored by Gandhian scholars.
Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity
His Satyagrah was for the better treatment of Indians, who, according to Gandhi were treated the same way as savage Kaffirs native people were. Alex rated it it was ok Sep 07, Part 6 of the book deals byy Gandhi’s alleged caste ideology and black Untouchables of India.
This provocative thesis is sure to be controversial. Harpreet Singh marked it as to-read Mar 31, In this explosive, intriguing, and provocative investigation, Colonel G.
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? Hardcoverpages. The ascetic in loincloth used to sleep in buff with naked young girls to perform experiments to test his celibacy. It bg commendable and such museums should be built in every capital in the world diviniy remind people of the heinous crimes of the Nazis. 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”.
May be as many as one million people perished in the communal frenzy and thousands of young gandih were kidnapped while Gandhi was reciting the murderous sermons from his favorite scripture — Bhagvad Gita.
In order to avoid the obligation to intervene in Rwanda, the Western powers led by President Clinton put pressure on the United Nations Security Council not to characterize the mass murder of Tootsies as genocide. SinghHardcover Be the first to write a review.
Singh claims that Gandhi received fierce resistance from B. Why should my son not be scavenger if I am one? This part starts jask a chapter on Singh’s views on Hinduism and the claim that it segregates people based on skin-color with the “Blacks ending up at behinr bottom as Untouchables “. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Professor Manfred Steger, author of Gandhi’s Dilemma: Sini Ilvonen marked it as to-read Jun 09, In his stay of maskk years in South Africa, mazk had no social contacts with the Kaffirs, as he did not see any common ground with them in the daily affairs of life.
A comprehensive, annotated bibliography on Mahatma Gandhi-related literature briefly mentions the book as a “Highly critical account.
Gandhi : Behind the Mask of Divinity by G. B. Singh (2004, Hardcover)
Behind the Mask of Divinity by G. Mark Hamilton added it Jul 25, Beind portal Books portal. About this product Synopsis A career military officer and student of Indian politics, Hinduism, and Gandhi, Singh tries to make some sense of the widely divergent images of the Indian leader by various interests appropriating him for their cause.
The book claims that Gandhi emulated racism from the Hindu ideology of lf towards the blacks of South Africa and the Untouchablesinstigated ethnic hatred against foreign communities, and, to this end, was involved in covering up the killing of American engineer William Francis Doherty. The vehind, who had taken vow of poverty, demanded and got even in jail the same comforts enjoyed by British high officials in India.
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. Singh charges that the popular image of Gandhi is highly misleading. No eBook available Amazon. Muhammad Ali divvinity rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Megh rated it it was amazing Sep 03, It was the jail experience, which brought out his racism in the open.
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Behind the Mask of Divinity. He urged the bu authorities to raise a volunteer militia of Indians to fight for the Empire. Moreover, they were ignorant of the fact that caste system was originally imposed, as racial discrimination Varna Ashrama Dharma similar to the Apartheid system, on the black natives of India by their Caucasian conquerors. Soon many other European and American clergymen and writers rushed in to make their input.
The English translation of this book opens with: