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Why we lost the 1962 war with China

Why we lost the 1962 war with China

In this extract from Hinduism and its Military Ethos, Air Marshal (retd) R K Nehra, contends that among other reasons, one of the primary causes for the Indian humiliation in 1962  was due to the 'failure of the troops to do what they are trained and expected to do, i.e. 'stand up and fight'...

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How Hinduism destroyed the military - Part I

How Hinduism destroyed the military - Part I

Hinduism, or our flawed understanding of it, has emasculated our military mindset, asserts  Air Marshal (retd) RK Nehra in his book Hinduism and its Military Ethos. In this extract, he lists, and debunks, the various excuses for the erosion of Hinduism’s lost ‘warrior mindsetR...

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How Hinduism destroyed the Military - Part II

How Hinduism destroyed the Military - Part II

In the second part of the extract, Air Marshal RK Nehra explains how the wrong interpretation of Hindu scriptures is the main reason behind Hindu military defeats.See Part I Taking an overall and long-term view of issues and events, the military downfall of the Hindus during the last one th...

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