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Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World
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Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Balmiki Prasad Singh

Abstract

Today, in the age of terrorism and an unsafe world, there is a fresh need to understand the core meaning of the world religions, to reshape the educational system, and to strengthen the United Nations (UN) in a manner that can help people to build a better future. Drawing upon sources from the ancient roots of Indian culture and his experience as an international civil servant, B.P. Singh presents an essential framework for addressing the core twenty-first century global conflict and rebuilding for the post-September 11 world, while integrating the concept of the bahudhā philosophy. The futili ... More

Keywords: world religion, September 11, bahudhā, terrorism, United Nations, pluralism, dialogue of harmony, peace

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195693553
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Balmiki Prasad Singh, author
Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow and Former Home Secretary, Government of India

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Contents

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I A World in Need of Bahudhā

II Manifestations of Bahudhā Approach in India

III Bahudhā as an Instrument of Public Policy for Harmony

IV The Global Imperatives of Bahudhā

V The Future of Bahudhā