They Propagate Discussion and Dialogue.

The Format of even their Epics is Q/A.

The Iconic Characters of their culture are challengeable.

They have an inalienable right to question any actions of any Iconic Character.

Their dinner table is their daily discussion forum.

They challenge every practice

They challenge every thought

They Argue

Not now, Since Ages

Much before Alexander the Great

Much before King the James.

Much Before Jesus, the Son of God.

Much Before Prophet Mohammed, the Messenger of God.

They respect and regard Rishis and Braham Rishis (intellectuals) over Kings.

Because Rishis’ ‘Gyan’ is for everyone; King’s wealth is for his/ her siblings.

Incidentally, wealth is like water held in two cusp-hands. It doesn’t stay much longer.

Even if you hand it over to your siblings, it behaves the same way in the cusp- hands of the siblings. It is lost sooner or later.

Knowledge, once created, is available for everyone, timeless, borderless.

Not like the wealth of the King, for his heirs.

Books live after their authors.

They Respect Gyan (Unobservable) and Vigyan (Observable).

It is beyond one human life to complete the study of their books Vedas, Puranas and Samhitas and modern interpretations.

But to criticize (bad mouth) Hinduism any moment, at the slightest pretext, doesn’t need much ability.

“Yunnan-o-Misr-o-Ruma sab mit gaye jahan se Ab tak magar hai baki naam-o-nishan hamara, Kuchh baat hai ke hasti mit’ti nahin hamari Sadiyon raha hai dushman daur-e-zaman hamara”

The above couplet, dated 20th Century, in simple English means,

Greek, Egyptian, and Roman civilizations have wiped out from this world, but still there is name and mark of us (Hindu Civilization, Hinduism). There is something because of which us (Hinduism) are still there, despite many of its enemies over Centuries.

That ‘something’ is the Essence of Hinduism. The love and respect for good thoughts from anywhere and everywhere over highly placed, highly revered, highly followed or highly wealthy individuals.

PS: ‘Namaste’ is not surrender or submission to anyone howsoever powerful or wealthy. It is to accept, respect, greet and celebrate the other,  human or non- human, as having the same real self  as mine. You may have seen Hindus offering Namaste not only to humans but also to Rivers, Trees and Plants. It is to convey the profoundest thought of humanity, that we are all one, from the same one.

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