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‘His Inclusiveness Is A Powerful Myth’

Vivekananda comes across as a Hindu supremacist, and not so much a social reformist

In his third book in the quartet on Hindu identity and self-images, academic-author Jyotirmaya Sharma busts many myths around Swami Vivekananda. He comes across as a Hindu supremacist, and not so much a social reformist. Excerpts from an interview with Satish Padmanabhan: 

The book seems to suggest that Vivekananda was a right-wing Hindu leader. Is that correct?

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