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"No one can deny the role played by ICHR in the historical research however, in recent times, it has been making news for wrong as well as right reasons."Throw Light.

Hint: The ICHR brings put a journal “Indian Historical Review” biannually, which features in Thomson Reuters list. ICHR started making rounds in Mainstream media due to abolition of its advisory panel for its journal after the council was reconstituted. Actual reason for conflict lies in the left-leaning and right leaning ideologies rather than true historical ..

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Discuss the importance of Paryushan and Das Lakshana in Jainism.

Paryushan is most important Jain festival  celebrated in the months of August-September. Paryushanaa” is staying of the monks in one place during ‘chaturmaasa’ or rainy season. It is also known as festival of forgiveness, which aims to promote brotherhood and peace. During this period Jains perform penance and avoid any form of violence, including consumption ..

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Sufis and medieval mystic saints failed to modify either the religious ideas and practices or the outward structure of Hindu / Muslim societies to any appreciable extent. Comment.

The impact of Sufism on Indian society and culture is undeniable. However, though the Sufi saints introduced radical ideas and notions to Indian society, their long-lasting impact on the entrenched practices of both Islam and Hinduism was limited. The mystical ideas of Sufism were constantly in conflict with the orthodox elements of Islam due to ..

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Taxila university was one of the oldest universities of the world with which were associated a number of renowned learned personalities of different disciplines. Its strategic location caused its fame to flourish, but unlike Nalanda, it is not considered as a university in the modern sense. Discuss.

Both Nalanda and Taxila Universities were renowned ancient institutions of higher learning. However, while Nalanda was a formal university in the modern sense of the word, Taxila functioned under more informal conditions. Nalanda had almost all the infrastructure we associate with a good University in today’s time, namely, multiple classrooms, extensive library, dormitories for students, ..

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