Nikhil Mandalaparthy, Advocacy Director at Hindus for Human Rights, spoke with Center Director Dr. Michael Reid Trice. Hindus for Human. Rights advocates for pluralism, civil and human rights in South Asia and North America. Nikhil also runs an Instagram account called Voices of Bhakti (@voicesofbhakti), showcasing poetry on religion, caste, and gender from South Asia in over 30 languages. The podcast discusses the rise of ideology, contemporary Hindu nationalism, and how to respond with courage and creative action to these challenges today.
“We are trying to take all these kernels of ethical and moral vision from our traditions and infuse them with this political urgency.”