Hinduism

Converting to Buddhism as a Form of Political Protest

Source: The Atlantic Low-caste Indians are leaving Hinduism en masse—partly to stick it to their prime minister. A conversion ceremony in Shirasgaon, India, in 2018Krithika Varagur  BY KRITHIKA VARAGUR  SHIRASGAON, India—More than 500 low-caste Hindus filled the Veera Maidan, an open field at the edge of a dusty Maharashtra village, […]