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English Translation of Dr S. Srikanta Sastri's - 'Bharathiya Samskruthi' by S. Naganath


This is the translation of the Introductory Chapter to the Book 'Bharathiya Samskruthi' where the author Dr S. Srikanta Sastri makes an impassionate plea before offering the reader rest of the chapters.



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                                              A Plea


       At the dawn of the 20th Century, an impression was created, that Western civilization dominated by science and jurisprudence would eventually spread across the globe, ushering in a new era of hope and enlightenment. The widespread industrialization was seen as a solution to global poverty, illiteracy, bondage (slavery) and hard labour. It was firmly believed that industrialization and science & technology would usher in an era of peace, prosperity and liberty.


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Foreword by Kuvempu


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Timeline of Cultural Evolution 


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