Rajiv Malhotra on "Digestion" and Inculturation

An interesting Q&A discussion, by the author of "Being Different," on the recent adoption by Christian churches and teachers in India of Indian spiritual practices, dress, and ritual forms in their "presentation" of Christian teaching. Bede Griffiths and Abhishiktananda both initiated such moves in the past, and others are following. Malhotra argues this is predatory, a furtherance of Western attempts at "digestion" (and destruction) of difference. Thoughts?

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Comment by Balder on December 13, 2013 at 5:57pm

I found an essay in which Malhotra discusses (criticizes) Wilber's work.  Looks pretty one-sided, from a quick skim....

Comment by Balder on December 5, 2013 at 11:46am

Interesting.  I just learned that Rajiv Malhotra, who criticizes in the video above the marriage of Christian and Hindu thought found in the life and work of folks such as Bede Griffiths and Abhishiktananda, also has strong criticisms of Ken Wilber and the Integral movement, and is working on a book which will present these criticisms.  I will keep an eye out for it.

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