Reform Movements in Modern India: A Critical Analysis | HUA

Hindu University of America aims to instill a lifelong passion for learning and a commitment to living in harmony with the world. The university encourages critical thinking, academic excellence, and spiritual growth, empowering students to explore their identities, find purpose in their lives, and engage constructively in society to serve humanity.

The thinkers and architects of modern India played a pivotal role in shaping the country's trajectory post-independence. With a deep understanding of Hinduism and Indian civilization, they embarked on projects aimed at reform, modernization, and social change. By advocating for equality, social justice, and religious tolerance, they sought to create a more inclusive and progressive society.

In the Readings in Modern Hinduism course, students explore the writings and ideas of these influential figures, including their interactions with Western scholars and their contributions to reform movements like Brahmo Samaj and Arya Samaj. Through critical analysis, students gain insights into the complexities of Hindu identity and the evolving nature of religious discourse in India.