This volume includes the text of Vajrasucī, Vajrasuchikopnişad and Dhammapada (definition of Brahmana only) with English translation and text of Laghutanka (a reply to Vajrasūcī written in 1837 AD by Soobaji Bapoo an orthodox scholar) and quotation from Mahabharata and Puranas (about condemnation of the Jati-system).
In Introduction a detailed note is presented on Varna-Jati system from the Vedic age to modern era as it is depicted in the literature of those ages which highlights the essence of the thoughts of 2500 years opposing the caste institution right from Buddha to Gandhi. This includes a brief note on such divisions which prevailed in other societies of the world.
He received Shastri & Acharya Navyavyākaraṇa Sanskrit Vidyapith, New Delhi and M.A., M.Phil. and Ph. D. from the University of Delhi.
He has been a Visiting Research Fellow for more than one and a half years in the Department of Indian Philosophy, University of TOKYO, JAPAN.
He has authored, edited, translated and published more than thirty books ranging from Indology to Gandhian studies and Tribal literature.
His publications include (Hindi) 'Pramaṇamimamsako Sarvajnatma Munika Yogadāna', 'Karma-Mimamsa ko Parthasarathi Miśra Ka Yogadāna' and (English) Rajavyavahāraośa of Raghunatha Pandit.
**Contents and Sample Pages**
Language & Literature (442)
Sacred Sites (102)
Tantric Buddhism (84)
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