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A simple, apolitical Yindoo academic. Proud of my Kannada-Tamizh-Sanskrit heritage. Vegan. Don't add me to any DM groups.

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@vibhavarms Thanks.Interesting thread on letters of Tipu to Sringeri Matha. https://t.co/xwbolVvUyL
Retweeted by ShanmukhWe have no clue why they had the suspicion. Was it because of the very gentle letters & the kindness to the Sri Jag… https://t.co/ub6p5l6LV8It is very clear that the loot of Sringeri, its desecration & the slaughter of the Brahmins was certainly not plann… https://t.co/uHtJHoB4ekOne thing that comes out from the records of Sringeri is the genuine Maratha horror at the looting of Sringeri & th… https://t.co/mPgwqHSkr412) These letters are certainly not directly political, but there are strange circumstances concerning these letter… https://t.co/UNp5XaplKn11) The later laters from end of 1792 to 1796 are much more diverse & interesting. Most of them are nothing more th… https://t.co/4ekXu17QGg10) No honest historian will contend that these letters were written with anything other than political motives. Ho… https://t.co/qBpRMvPvMJ9) The bulk of the letters written by Tipu to Sri Jagadguru of Sringer fall b/n April 1791 (when the Pindaris loote… https://t.co/YoTra5P73V8) Who spread the rumour that Parasuram Bhau was dead? Was it a doing of Tipu to prevent the meeting? Of the Marath… https://t.co/vVHRSb6oNL7) But Parasuram Bhau was not dead. He was certainly alive & was alive even much later (confirmed by his other acti… https://t.co/W7qkhzGukO6) This is where the whole thing takes an interesting turn. Sri Jagadguru of Sringeri indeed went to the Maratha ca… https://t.co/pDpTK2cSEZ5) The Maratha Peshwa at the time was Sawai Madhava Rao & he was horrified by what the Pindaris had done. He sent s… https://t.co/g2BfebOe5Z4) In April 1791, a band of Pindaris looted Sringeri, desecrated the temple & slaughtered the priests. It is only a… https://t.co/yspJemgHZ23) B/n January 1783 (when Tipu came to power) & April 1791, there is only 1 letter b/n Tipu and the Sri Jagadguru o… https://t.co/etLbyFSTRO2) Tipu's rule can be divided into two parts. From 1783 to March 1792 (Treaty of Srirangapattanam), and from April… https://t.co/0aFibMGMJe1) Reading the letters of Tipu to Sringeri Matha throughout his rule. A total of 40+ letters are recorded by Sring… https://t.co/E95YB7RoxaFuture Hope, #FCRA-NGO, WB/147120528, Rs. 5.9 Crore direct inflow 2015-16, mostly from UK Charity No. 1157547. Rs.… https://t.co/aEvaRuNgNk
Retweeted by ShanmukhMa’am The breakfast in Oxford is paid by a Kashmir that burns. https://t.co/UzMREE8fHd
Retweeted by ShanmukhSo is knowing Kannada/Telugu good when you are reading some Samskrta texts about music. https://t.co/OuTSKS5kkA
Retweeted by Shanmukh @devduttmyth @iHardikB What makes @devduttmyth think a person who goes abroad can’t love his country/culture? Makes… https://t.co/gGX1Na8fNC
Retweeted by Shanmukh#Attack on #RangpurHindus: Two #UPmembers #arrested https://t.co/jU3iHU4Em6
Retweeted by ShanmukhMany people in arab world attacked me because I wrote tweet that I'm not against #Israel (The Jews not my Enemies)..
Retweeted by ShanmukhThree of Kerala family in New Zealand hospital after eating wild boar meat https://t.co/dXR7ShItJy via @IndianExpress
Retweeted by ShanmukhI dont know why these central agencies always trying to hide facts and fool people. They acted all these years that… https://t.co/kauXVY5kph
Retweeted by ShanmukhEuropean nations squandered ill-gotten colonial wealth on WW2. Then wasted Marshall Plan handouts on welfare state… https://t.co/djJP61lms5
Retweeted by Shanmukh @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra https://t.co/Ys4tWwqNza p. 48 (interesting way of speaking of a prospective wife .....). @siddhartha_gab @maidros78 For a long time the mewar rajputs refused roti-beti with kacchawas bcos of this
Retweeted by ShanmukhNIA speaking as if no one joined 😳The possible numbers are more than 850+ . just from kerala ! Whom are you trying… https://t.co/whxCkmJ731
Retweeted by Shanmukh @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra https://t.co/E4NovAAgPN p. 300 @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra https://t.co/mlr8W4Lb7Z pp. 147-148. (Letter to Radhabehn). @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra Also, this https://t.co/Lak3P8ROgd p. 221 @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra https://t.co/f414XHOE19 pp. 226-227. @siddhartha_gab I don't remember any Mewari Rajput women marrying Mughal princes/emperors, but I may be mistaken. M… https://t.co/V4zXcDZjA0 @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra https://t.co/APyT1uVDA4 p. 107 (Speech at Bagasara). @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra `This unhappy cow has been tied to blah blah blah.... Will someone help her' stuff. @siddhartha_gab Also a question of which Rajputs. Mewar Rajputs were far more stubborn resisters. @nayanikaaa @prasunmaitra Gandhi keeps using the word `cow' for women (especially a woman married against her liking, if not will) ....... @stonedsufi @ahlade That's a different point. But our politicians are not taking that line. They are just claiming… https://t.co/mnRYUIKYED @ahlade They don't appreciate the hard work therein. They just envy the conspiracy building ....... @rajendraraghave @Kuvalayamala @neha_aks That is your vision, not Shankara's. Please quote me statements from Shank… https://t.co/TpDgu3aocz @ahlade I wonder why no one credits Modi with building such a huge successful conspiracy that no one else can ........ @ahlade It's all part of a vast conspiracy #202343202342098 .... Sab mile hue hainNew Video: Who is trying to kill the Tejas? Do not Kill the Tejas! https://t.co/rD0mo42BBY
Retweeted by Shanmukh @rajendraraghave @Kuvalayamala @neha_aks The theory has always been that, as a person's spiritual development progr… https://t.co/VBMIlpkRAM @rajendraraghave @Kuvalayamala @neha_aks It clearly says that the path of advaita is only for those who seek it & a… https://t.co/QlUqUDi7xZ @rajendraraghave @Kuvalayamala @neha_aks It says the world is mithya only for the practitioners of its faith. Shank… https://t.co/b30fDJxGyH @rajendraraghave @Kuvalayamala @neha_aks Advaita vedanta doesn't condemn murti pooja. Shankaracharya himself wrote… https://t.co/vMOEZd5QVLWhen you feel ignored, neglected, unappreciated, alone..... 😢 The Yuvraj takes you out for lunch. https://t.co/BciXbQk6VQ
Retweeted by Shanmukh @quest_illusion @Vaidikah @XPoseMushRSS @Prof_HariOm @narendramodi @mohanbhagwat59 @DrPravinTogadia @Swamy39https://t.co/gNybiz2jB7
Retweeted by ShanmukhHey Liberals of India, you can;t preserve FOE by beating the well-behaved kid in the class again and again. Try tak… https://t.co/yvwruGySr9
Retweeted by ShanmukhThough many people have the idea that Indonesian Hinduism is different from Indian Hinduism, Widi Wasa is none but… https://t.co/Kfn4qsWk0u
Retweeted by Shanmukhhow does Rajat Sharma a media man ,decides what is objectionable or not ?not one from protesters found worth inviting
Retweeted by Shanmukhlanguage based states, killed this script and almost killing this language ! https://t.co/rzJraIJxpp
Retweeted by ShanmukhNothing has changed, Delhi is as unsafe for women, as it has always been. If this is the state of our Capital, imag… https://t.co/7ISA3FumjS
Retweeted by Shanmukh#NarendraModi ji pls #SaveOurGods. Our heritage is NOT for sale. Stop AntiquityBill2017 https://t.co/LxCYjJt7g8Barkur Kattale Basadi Barkur lies in Ruins. Once ruled by Tuluvas,Alupas, Vijayanagar Empire, Hoysalas is now reduc… https://t.co/6domVwcncf
Retweeted by ShanmukhBharat and Hindus can't afford 4rth communal partition: Separation of J&K Religion of peace and Bharat's division o… https://t.co/5a7cW4TZHS
Retweeted by Shanmukh#Breaking Internally-displaced Kashmiri Hindus & Jammu Dogras join hands, demand deportation of #RohingyaMuslims, s… https://t.co/LwF1ecaPeI
Retweeted by ShanmukhFor those of you who are comfortable in Rajasthani (especially old Rajasthani) try Rajashekhara's Karpuramanjari. I… https://t.co/TLxsVesN0hIt seems @INCIndia wants to do a suicide in Rajastan by supporting anti-Indic movie Padmavathi. They more they sup… https://t.co/peedYfgJJZ
Retweeted by ShanmukhMy only sorrow is that too many of our languages are dying for want of mind share & because little good content is being created in them.Anyone who has read Rajatarangini or Brihatkathamanjari will know the value of knowing Kashmiri (even if modern Kas… https://t.co/ULuF2wlVDjExpressions, descriptions, thoughts - even when rendered in one language (many times, Sansrit) - derive from local… https://t.co/ppHJKlKGFRCross language similarities & differences are very important for anyone working on primary sources of our history.… https://t.co/qpRXCDatDJI am fluent in quite a few languages, but nothing gives me quite as much pleasure as playing around in Indic langua… https://t.co/YUToLxwTk7 @vinod_sharma @Koenraad_Elst Yes. This enslavement to English is not good. In fact, for insight into India, a lot m… https://t.co/3OMmWuVT3HIt is interesting that threats to important personages or low grade violence come up precisely as & when required b… https://t.co/Wwz3Ur0cDNWon't hear a whisper of this in Indian, let alone world mainstream media. When it happens (allegedly) to Rohingyas… https://t.co/Gkr7RWmb8f
Retweeted by ShanmukhFor an alleged "thought leader" and "visionary", it took her THIS long to find something to be "Ashamed of Bengalur… https://t.co/Dze2dQOAwE
Retweeted by Shanmukh @Indosphere Isn't it convenient that these lumpen creatures spring up as & when wanted?Aaaaaand the false flag op is paying dividends already! https://t.co/2A1LSOj37E
Retweeted by ShanmukhDespicable move by Switzerland on behest of terrorist state. @swiss_un https://t.co/yuOu9e4jed
Retweeted by ShanmukhIf the Chinese can play this "great negotiator" like a fiddle, he will be a vichitra veena in the hands of the Paki… https://t.co/6CxZwes69j
Retweeted by ShanmukhDon't underestimate the visionary power of tea vendors (chaiwala-s) & other low-borns. Remember Rishi Valmiki or Sa… https://t.co/jLoAmU8tlp
Retweeted by ShanmukhJudging by the crowing over Moody's upgrade of India's rating, Indians still crave validation by the West! Not the… https://t.co/5amDbJAcfS
Retweeted by Shanmukh @Indosphere Touche!It's a story we've already heard a million times bofor. https://t.co/566mmKnXhw
Retweeted by ShanmukhYes, this tallies with my own experiences. Israeli policemen are, in general, very friendly, especially in rural ar… https://t.co/WbrLIQQBFk
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