Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Primary threat to Indian Civilization - Central Asian tribal mentality

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People from Arabia and middle-east, either pre islamic or Islamic, were never concern for India. They invaded for only 100 years in history and were thoroughly defeated by Bhaarat. They are the concern of Persians. 8 invasions before Muhammad bin Qasim were defeated by Sindh for 80 years continuously. After Qasim's conquest, they were repelled from Sindh within few decades by Sumer Rajputs after battle of Rajasthan.

The problem of Central Asia

India's concern has always been central Asia. Even before Islam, central asians have been invading India since the days of Rigveda. In fact, Rigveda gives first account of probable central asian invasion on Bhaaratas in form of DashaRaagna Yuddha (War of Ten Kings).  In fact, they are the only ones which were able to defeat Bhaarat partially or completely. Persians and Chinese had no problems with Indian civilization. The greeks which succeeded in venturing into Indian heartland were again Bactrian greeks from Afghanistan, not the original Greeks. Shaka, Kushan, Hun, Mongol, Ghuri, Gaznavi, Mughal, Turks, Durranis, Taliban, all are central asian intruders. The Islam which ventured to Bhaarat successfully was central asian variant of original Islam which was accepted because of its user-friendly nature for tribal societies of medieval world. The tribes of central asia were the common enemies of Bhaarat, Persia and China. In fact they were the only ones which at some point of time in history were able to dominate all three of these ancient civilizations. 

The Central Asian mentality

Gaaznavis and Ghuris and other central asian rulers of Delhi Sultanate like Khiljis, Tughlaqs, Lodhis and Suri's, and Mughals invaded and looted Bhaarat and destroyed temples and converted people in the name of religion. But, it is matter of great speculation when it comes to how much Islamic were they, when seen from today's standards set by Taliban and Saudi Arabia about purity of Islam. So many of them were openly homosexuals. Akbar dared to start his own religion and started calling himself Zill-e-Ilaahi (shadow/image of god) thereby associating himself with Allah, which is the most venereal sin in Islam.  

Interesting thing about the invaders like Mehmud of Gazni and Muhd Ghuri is that they were very much insiders when talking about contemporary Bhaarat. Until Twenty years before Mehmud of Gazni assumed power, the king of Gazni was Raaja Shiladitya. Now, it is not the case that Kings of Gaandhar did not make war with kings of Kekay and Punjab. They very much did. Just that, as long as the kings on both sides of Khyber were followers of Bhaaratiya traditions, this was strictly a political affair.

After defeat of Huns by Yashodharma in 5th century CE, India (the core and NWFP) enjoyed immunity from central asian invasions for 500 years. Such was the resounding victory of Bhaarat over Hunnic invaders which were powerful enough to overrun the mighty Guptas. In those 500 years, entire southern Afghanistan was brought under Bhaaratiya civilizational sphere thoroughly. This is evident from the fact that Iran was conquered by Arabs completely by 651 AD. Transoxania and upper central asia was conquered and thoroughly Islamized by 709. Sindh was invaded repeatedly for 80 years before Muhammad bin Qasim succeeded. In spite of all this, it took the year of 962 for Alptigin, predecessor of Sebuktigin, to conquer Gazni from Indic king, Shiladitya. And within a twenty years of fall of Gazni, attacks started on Raja Jayapala of NWFP. Afghanistan resisted for 250 years as integral part of Bhaaratiya civilization before being conquered by Islam.

After Islamic conquest, as the rulers of Afghanistan went away from influence of Bhaaratiya civilization, even they started behaving like their central asian hunnic predecessors. Since, Afghanistan was not conquered by Arabs, but by Islamized hordes of transoxania and Iran.

The Road Ahead

Since its creation, Pakistanis have been wanting to move away from their Indian identity and past. They tend to venerate central asian invaders by giving their names to their missiles just because they invaded India. They conveniently forget that these guys (Ghori, Abdali, Gaznavi et al) raped Punjab and their Hindu and Muslim Punjabi ancestors much more than the ancestors of Hindus in Ganges valley. Thus it shows that the "root" of Bhaarat's concern was always the central Asian tribal tendency and horde mentality and not Arabic method of conquest. Pakistan has taken up that mentality and tribal tendency which was always Bhaarat's pain since antiquity. 

That mentality with or without Islam, has always been troubling Indians. Just that before Islamization, the problem was comparatively benign; after Islamization of that mentality, it became a malignant problem for Bhaaratiya civilization. That mentality has now migrated from Central Asia into Indian subcontinent in form of Pakistan.

Interestingly, in post independence era, Bhaarat has made a thorough peace with actual heartland of that mentality. Central asia, under Russia's dominance is extremely friendly towards Bhaarat. Afghanistan, was made extremely friendly before civil war and take-over by taliban. Post 9/11, things are again turning in favour of India in Afghanistan. India even has a military base in central asian heartland of Tajikistan.

Thus, it is seen that Bhaaratiya civilization has been eliminating the anti-Bhaaratiya diatribe in Central Asia in past 60 years and have trapped the rabid anti-Indian central asian mentality in Pakistan (Pakistani Punjab, to be precise) from both the sides. Now, in the desperation to fulfil its imbibed central asian traits and instincts, Pakistan will "invade" Bhaarat out of this migrated tendency.

If Bhaarat can withstand that invasion and press it from both the sides, this mentality will fast loose steam and Pakistani people will be forced to rediscover their Bhaaratiyatva (Indicness), just like Shakas, Kushans, Bactrians, Greeks and Huns did.

If Bhaarat fails, that central asian mentality will again enter triumphantly into Indian heartland and fulfil its tryst with the destiny. It is the tryst of Bhaaratiya civilization with this mentality since dawn of civilization. Either of them has to succeed.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Aarambh hai Prachand (आरंभ हैं प्रचंड)

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आरंभ हैं प्रचंड - Aarambh hain Prachand

आरंभ हैं प्रचंड बोले मस्तकों के झुंड
आज ज़ंग की घडी की तुम गुहार दो...
आन बान शान या की जान का हो दान
आज एक धनुष के बाण पे उतार दो...

मन करे सो प्राण दे जो मन करे सो प्राण ले
वही तो एक सर्व शक्तिमान हैं
कृष्ण की पुकार हैं ये भागवत का सार हैं
की युद्ध ही तो वीर का प्रमाण हैं
कौरवों की भीड़ हो या पांडवों का नीड़ हो
जो लड़ सका हैं वो ही तो महान हैं....

जीत की हवस नहीं, किसीपे कोई वश नहीं
क्या ज़िन्दगी हैं ठोकरों पे मार दो..
मौत अंत हैं नहीं तो मौत से भी क्यों डरें
ये जाके आसमान में दहाड़ दो..
आरंभ है प्रचंड.....

हो दया का भाव, या की शौर्य का चुनाव
या की हार का हो घाव तुम ये सोच लो
या की पुरे भाल पर जला रहें विजय का लाल
लाल ये गुलाल तुम ये सोच लो
रंग केसरी हो या मृदंग केसरी हो या
की केसरी हो ताल तुम ये सोच लो...

जिस कवी की कल्पना में ज़िन्दगी हो प्रेमगीत
उस कवी को आज तुम नकार दो.
भीगती नसों में आज फूलती रगों में आज
आग की लपट का तुम बघाड दो.
आरंभ हैं प्रचंड....

Poet - Piyush Mishra

Beautiful poetry from movie Gulaal... The first stanza is my personal favorite. Poet beautifully expressses his understanding of Bhagvat-Geeta and Mahabharat in few lines.

Especially the line -

कृष्ण की पुकार हैं ये भागवत का सार हैं
की युद्ध ही तो वीर का प्रमाण हैं
कौरवों की भीड़ हो या पांडवों का नीड़ हो
जो लड़ सका हैं वो ही तो महान हैं

This line beautifully espouses the arguments put forth by Krishna while persuading Arjun to fight. All the arguments of Arjun regarding Wise men (pandit) considering victory and defeat as same thus making the war illogical are negated by these arguments of Krishna.

If Krishna had espoused this message to Duryodhan, perhaps, this is how he would have taken it. Matter of perspective. The Duryodhan's tamasic perspective are seen in final couplet of this poem-

जीत की हवस नहीं, किसीपे कोई वश नहीं
क्या ज़िन्दगी हैं ठोकरों पे मार दो..
मौत अंत हैं नहीं तो मौत से भी क्यों डरें
ये जाके आसमान में दहाड़ दो

Krishna wanted Arjun to invoke his tamasic side and indulge in gory war, instead of being in profound self doubt and waste the opportunity of establishing the reign of Dharma (righteousness) on earth. Arjun was sulking over probable death of the bodies of his cousins and teachers even before the war started. It was as if, he gave up before he even started, assuming that he will win the war.

The dream that he saw of establishing the rightful empire of Pandavas was beautiful as long as it was dream. When time came to convert that dream into reality, profound self-doubt clouded the wisdom of this mighty warrior. He took his own victory over numerically and technologically superior foe, for granted. And procastrinated the grief he will experience in future when he kills his kin.

This is very powerful message of Geeta, IMHO.

अन्तवन्त इमे देहा नित्यस्योक्ता: शरिरिणः अनाशिनो अप्रमेयस्य तस्माद युद्धस्व भारत: - 2.18

- The Aatman (self) is eternal in existence. Body is perishable by default. So don't get attached to something which is perishable, Oh Arjun.. Fight and do your duty...

वेदा विनाशिनम नित्यम या एनमजव्ययम कथं स पुरुष: पार्थ कं घातयति हन्ति कं ? - 2.21

- Oh Arjun, you know that death happens to the material body which is perishable and not to the eternally existent Atman, How can anybody be a cause of death of anybody else? Who has ended? and who ended him? no one.. because death (of body) is not the end for journey of Atman..

हतो वा प्राप्यसि स्वर्गं जित्वा व भोक्ष्यसे महिम तस्मात् उत्तिष्ठ कौन्तेय युद्धाय कृतनिश्चय - 2.37

- If you die, you will attain heaven. If you win, you will rule the earth. So get up, oh Arjun, and Fight.

This message is resonated in the line from the poem -
- मौत अंत हैं नहीं तो मौत से भी क्यों डरें, ये जाके आसमान में दहाड़ दो..

The eternal truth of importance and inevitability of war and struggle in socio-politics of Human affairs resonates in Bhagvat Geeta. This very inevitability of struggle which accompanies human existence resonates in this poem as well.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Part 3 - Perception of History and its effect on sustainability and resurgence of Indic civilization in Bhaarat

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One thing about Bhaaratiya civilization is that it tends to remember its defeats more vividly than its victories. There is something fundamentally faulty about the way we remember and cherish our history. This is particularly true about history from invasion of Mehmud Gaznavi in 1020's to fall of Sikh empire in 1849. I am mostly dealing with medieval Indian history with some references towards ancient India. Proud perception of history by Indians is the key for resurgence of Bhaaratiya civilization and Indic memes in India without major communal clashes in Indian subcontinent which might arise out of interaction of Indic and Abrahmic civilization in Indian sibcontinent.

1. Bhaaratiya civilization forgot about Mauryas, until British people discovered them and the extent of their powers. By forgot, I mean we did not care to comprehend the extent of their powers. Guptas were more vividly remembered and Vikramaditya found himself mentioned in countless folk-lores. Same is not true about Chandragupta maurya.

2. The battles of Talikota, Panipat (3rd), Tarain, Haldi-Ghati, Plassey and Buxar, Devgiri, Somnath and similar others are somehow remembered more vividly than battles of Raichur (Krishnadevraya Vs Adilshah), Palkhed(Bajirao Vs nizam ul mulk), Attock Campaign( 2nd Afghan-Maratha war, Marathas conquering Attock and Khyber), Battle of Rajasthan (Bappa Rawal defeating Arabs), battle of Bahraich (rajputs defeating Gaznis)

3. Bhaaratiya people tend to remember their defeats more and think about what went wrong. Muslims, OTOH, remember the good parts and conveniently ignore the part where they suffered nasty defeats. This bolsters their egos and reinstates their faith about the good times when allah was on their side. This is one of the most important factors of Islamic memes which should be inculcated by Indic memes in order to ensure their resurgence.

4. One of the reasons that Bhaaratiya people remember defeats more than Muslims is that Bhaaratiya people, when defeated had to loose everything owing to slaughter than ensued after the defeat. Muslims were never destroyed and slaughtered by Bhaaratiya victors. 

5. This confidence which is instilled in minds due to the one god-one prophet-one book system which is always right and infallible is and was very outlandish in comparison to anything that has evolved in India.

6. Battle of Rajasthan was the successful response against Arab invasion in all fields, right from battle field to social reconversions. The team-work of Bappa Rawal and deval Rishi ensured that the converted masses were reconverted back to the Bhaaratiya faiths and the converts remained socially acceptable. This trend did not continue thereafter against central asian muslim invaders. The reasons are unknown to me. 

7. This was partly a success because Rajputs were promoted from Hunnic Mlenchha status to the status of Kshatriya very recently, when Arabs invaded. Although this was a very gradual process, perhaps the orthodoxy of Bhaaratiya religions had not completely crept in Rajput society by then. The Hunnic instincts had not died out completely. This led to their successful countering of Arabs in military and social fields. The biggest victory in Battle of Rajasthan was that the reconverts found back their original place in Bhaaratiya society without any taboo and/or demotion and/or stigma attached.

8. Since then, Bhaarat and Bhaaratiya civilization has been standing on the cross-roads for ever. We did not move ahead even one bit after the religious revolution of Adi Shankaracharya and Rajput victory in Rajasthan. 

9. And oddly enough, these events are not remembered, cherished and celebrated by Bhaaratiya society and are taken for granted.

10. Bhaarat will continue to stand on the cross-roads indecisively, until and unless it starts celebrating and cherishing its victories over outsiders. Like Islam has the distinction between Muslims and Infidels, we Bhaaratiyas too have our brands of distinctions. It is Bhaaratiya and non-Bhaaratiya. The Non-Indic civilizational memes are looked down upon by followers of orthodox Indic memes with particular disgust and referred to as impure. 

12. Greeks, Kushans, Scythians, Huns, Persians experienced such dominating pride from Astika Bhaaratiya memes after their military defeat. Islam has not experienced that kind of pride, repulsion and sense of superiority from Bhaaratiya memes so far. Whatever repulsion Abrahmics in general and Islam in particular manages to arouse from Bhaaratiya memes is one which arises not out of thorough superiority complex of a victor, but out of the equal-equal attitude of adversaries to the best and inferiority complex of oppressed class to the worst.

13. There is difference between Islam as a religion, a faith and Islam as Arabic civilization. The problem in Indian subcontinent arises. The problem is not Islam. The problem is the Arabic civilizational influence that was forced along with Islam in medieval times. Even after playing Rudra-Veena and reading Geeta, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's Islam is not endangered. This is perfect example of Indianized muslim.

13. Bhaaratiya people have to feel comfortable, proud and completely righteous about their ways while dealing with Muslims. This in turn is possible when we make Bhaaratiya people to cherish their victories over their opponents more than Muslims cherish their victories over Bhaaratiya people in medieval India.

14. Until this happens, Bhaarat and Bhaaratiya civilization will continue to stand without a clue on cross-roads, as it has been standing since past 1000 years. 

Part 2 - Pattern of Interaction between Indic and Abrahmic religious memes

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The pattern of interaction of two competing memes always interesting to observe and it follows the similar pathway of Darwinian Natural Selection. Here is the account of the patter of interaction between Indic and Abrahmic religious and civilizational memes in India from my perspective.

It is competition between two memes competing for more followers. Just like Buddhism and Astika schools were in competition with each other in post-Mauryan India, Abrahmics and Indics are in competition in India for similar goals.

Both astika schools and Buddhism/Jainism were Indic traditions and followers of same civilizational scaffold. Hence, all the differences amongst them were solved in debates and not on battle-grounds. Furthermore, both parties were equally agnostic and free-rationalists. Agnosticism makes person humble and enables him to entertain a rival thought in his mind, even if he does not accept it.

The Abrahmic religions belong to region outside the domain of Bhaaratiya civilization. Their values are different and they are extremely intolerent about rival ideas. They are extremely sure about the truth of what they believe in.

Indics are never completely sure about their convictions. They are open to amendments because they acknowledge that what they stand for may not be absolute truth and this thought does not make them uncomfortable. Abrahmics are total opposite to this. Hence, they have an inherent sense of their superiority over other people who are not fanatically sure about what they believe in. These people are referred to infidels/Kaafirs/heathens etc. Every Abrahmic religion prophecises complete moral, political and social superiority over the non-believers and approves, rather does not disapprove, any action to undermine the influence of other non-self memes.

Indics have segregated faith and sociology, yet both are beautifully interwoven to form the fabric of Bhaarat. It is like weaving a cloth out of different threads which are of different colour and identity. Although the cloth seems contiguous, it is made up of threads which are on fundamental level separated from each other. Faith and social order in Bhaaratiya system is like this. Faith in Bhaarat, although seen everywhere in society, is peculiarly a personal trait. The Dharma of an individual is constant and independent, irrespective of what faith he adheres to. A king may be a buddhist or a Shaiva in faith, his dharma as king is constant and is not at all influenced by what faith he follows in personal life.

Abrahmics (Islam in particular) cannot segregate Dharma from Faith because there is no concept of Dharma in first place. Hence, faith governs everything. And their faith is such that it inculcates in mind of follower that if he is following the book he is always right, without exception. 

Indic memes cannot defeat such arrogant abrahmic memes with their trade-mark scepticism. Yes, this ensured the survival of Indic memes in turbulent times. This scepticism and multiplicity coupled with decentralized varna system ensured that Indian civilization did not suffer the fate of Zoroastrian Persia. But, Indic memes could not pay back the Abrahmic memes in their currency except during Battle of Rajasthan. And unless Indic memes do not pay Abrahmic memes back in their own currency, the problems will persist in Bhaarat.

This is because, Indic memes cannot suffer the presence of foreign cultural and civilizational influence in Indian subcontinent. Again this is the trait of our civilization, which has its roots in Varna system. Foreign memes are considered impure at the best and barbaric at the worst by Indic memes in general and Orthodox Astika memes in particular.

The sense of superiority is required to remove the doubts in minds of an Indic while dealing with defeated enemy. Instead of behaving like Sri Raam, Indic victors have behaved like Arjun in self doubt, while dealing with defeated Muslim enemies (example Prithviraj Chauhan, Marathas). Sri Raam on defeating raakshas people was benovalent with them after overwhelming them completely. He kept Vibhishan under his check, awe and influence to such an extent that Vibhishan became the devotee of Raam and adopted Raam's style of life. Arjun OTOH was in complete doubts on the eve of battle regarding his behaviour with his enemies.

This doubt at wrong places encourages the feeling of "enmity" within the enemies. Indic victors encouraged the enmity by not crushing it completely and thoroughly. This arose out of lack of sense of overwhelming superiority over vanquished Islamic foes in minds of Indics and Abrahmics. Even the vanquished should feel that the victor is superior to them in all aspects of life and that becoming like him is the best thing in the world. Enmity cannot be defeated by defeating the enemy. Enmity is only eradicated by making the propagation of enmical ideas non-sustainable for propagation and survival. Enmity should not provide any selective advantage to the group of people harboring it in their minds.

This eradication of enmity has been the traditional response of Bhaaratiya civilization towards invading foreign civilizations. Indian civilization did this with its every other foe, except Abrahmics. And to defeat them, this is what needs to be done.

Part 1 - Inherent Unity, Diversity and Propagation of Bhaaratiya (Indic) religious memes.

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The religious paths of Indian origin belong to the civilizational and cultural scaffold of Bhaaratiya civilization. The paths which are today considered as religions of India are basically different schools of thoughts propagated by different thinkers and philosophers in Pre-Islamic India. Here is the gist of how Indic paths in general and Astika orthodox paths in particular amalgamated to form what today is known as "Hinduism".

1. The paths like Vaishnava, Shaiva, Gaanapatya, Shaakta are all forms of Dvaita Vedanta. 

2. The local gods and goddesses of villages and tribes are often affiliated to either of these deities which are in turn affiliated to Vedic philosophy via Dvaita Vedanta system. Every goddess of even a remote Adivasi tribe in jungle can be a considered as avatar or form of Devi. In the essence, there is no conflict whatsoever. Most of the local gods are affiliated to either Vishnu and his family, Shiva and his family or Devi. The rites of passages are different amongst different people. It is uniform only in Brahmins and to certain extent Kshatriyas and Vaishyas. The acceptance and penetration of Vedic ceremonies is differential amongst the fourth varna of society which is largest and most complex and which controlled all the land and technological knowledge.

3. As long as the followers don't have any problem with Astikas associating their deity with some established deity, it doesn't really matter. So a local god of some village becomes some form of vishnu or shiva or some other god who is family member of either vishnu or shiva. Hence, prayers for shiva, for example, become applicable to the local god as well. This assimilates the god in the Hindu pantheon and provides acceptability of that particular god and his followers in mainstream society. this does not necessarily mean the adoption of Vedic rituals for performing rites of passages for all assimilated "gods" and their followers.

4. Buddhist, Jains, Charvakas and to certain extent Sikhs, categorically denied the acceptance of Vedic supremacy. Although I am not sure about Sikh path. This was a denial on very fundamental level. Hence, they emerged as Nastika philosophies.

5. Now, on philosophical grounds, different Astika philosophies accept supremacy of Vedas to different aspects. Mimamsa is atheist and is completely subservient to Vedas fanatically. Saamkhya and Yoga accept Vedas partially. Vedas are mosaic of many different opinions. Some opinions are theistic, some others are atheistic. Mimamsa, Saamkhya, Vaisheshika, Nyaya and choose the agnostic part of Vedas and arrive at conclusion that there is no Ishwara (God). Vedanta and Yoga read the same Vedas (some other arguments) and arrive at the conclusion that there is Ishwara.

6. Naastika arrive at similar conclusions and many of their arguments are based on Vedic literature. But Astikas treat Vedvakyam (statement in vedas) as PramaaNam (valid proof) in any argument. Naastikas do not.

7. This is strictly on philosophical level. On general level, ordinary man and tribals never give two hoots about agnosticism in Vedas and questions asked therein. They did not categorically deny the linking of their deities with some other deities who were linked with Vedic philosophy. They continued worshipping as they did before this linkage. Just that the Astikas started calling this newly assimilated tribe and god as Astika. Thus we ended up with 330 million gods.

8. This Astika traditions were named as Hinduism by British for political reasons.

9. the differences of opinion between Astikas and Naastikas were strictly about personal perception of divine. This had nothing to do with their dharma in society and their socio-politics. All Indics were identified as Hindus by outsiders, irrespective of such personal convictions. 

10. Thus, while dealing with foreign civilization, it becomes irrelevant to talk in term of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism etc. Because foreign civilization did not care to understand the way we differentiate ourselves on basis of personal convictions. They categorised us as Hindus. Or Indics. Or Bhaaratiyas. 

11. Hence, while dealing with Non-Indic civilization, our identity should be that of Indic. in Pre-Islamic times we dealt with outsiders as Indics and not as individual religions.

12. This is how indic civilization assimilates countless gods, philosophies, ideologies without denying space to anyone. The only pre-requisite is, keep the faith and beliefs personal and follow your Dharma irrespective of your personal belief.

Bhaaratiya Plurality and Indianization and assimilation of Islam.

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There is no political doctrine in Vedas, for that matter Shrutis. So there can't be any Vedic constitution since there is no Vedic Law.. Four Vedas, Upanishads, Brahmanas, Aranyakas and associated Karma-kandas is shruti and infallible. The Shrutis do not give a damn about political frameworks or social frame-works. The Dharma, Artha and Kaama aspects of life are not dictated by Shrutis. Shruti is highest and infallible only in Moksha/Nirvana aspect of life. 

The first three aspects of life are governed by Smritis which are subject to change with space and time. They are not absolute. The blame is on Hindu majority because we are looking at problem wrongly.. There is nothing like Hinduism. Hinduism is an artificial construct. All the Indic ideologies, except Sikhism, have evolved in Pre-Islamic India where there was no concept of religion and the term Hindu was meaningless. The term that should be used is Indian religions and Non-Indian religions. Hinduism is conglomerate of thousands of Astika religions which are as different from each other as Judaism is from Christianity. 

My Solution - 

1. Stop using the term Hinduism. Identify Vaishnava, Shaiva, Shakta, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, Tantra and all the other sub groups which are clubbed together as Hinduism by british as separate religions. That is what they are.. 

2. So there will be Shaivas, Vaishnavas, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, Shaaktas, Samkhyas, Tantrics etc etc... all of them separate individual religions. 

3. Club them together as "Religions of Indian Origin". No body will object to this term. Since it will be pain in the ass for counting people of thousands of individual religions separately, count them together as Religions originated in India. 

4. This means Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Zoroastrianism are Religions not originated in India. 

5. This will bring together all people of following Indian religion under one denomination. 

6. Parsees, Jews won't be any trouble.. Most of Christians, except the evangelical ones will be fine as well.. 

7. Christians can further be encouraged to start a movement to establish a Church of India like Greek orthodox church, Russian orthodox church, Church of England. 

8. Build similar pressure on Muslims to start something similar. Ahmediya sect was established in India and can be clubbed along with Indian religions. So can be the Bahai faith. 

9. Those who follow Indian religions, including Ahmediya and Bohra people, can be referred to as Indian because it will be a chaos to refer to each religious group by its name. Jews and Zoroastrians can be declared as minorities. Muslims are not by any means a minority and they follow a religion which is not Indian in origin. 

10. The socio-political movement for encouraging Muslims to 

- read Quran in their mother-tongue.
- Write Urdu in Devanagari script
- stop dressing like Arabs and start dressing like the local population
- government subsidies and reservations of Muslim women for their education and self-employment to empower them.

There can be some indirect subsidies on minorities and Indic people. We are not succeeding as yet because we are not unleashing our diversity. It is perfectly safe now because there is very little probability of India being ruled by Muslim rulers in next 150 years. We can afford to take this step. The dire need we had from 1100 - 1800 for uniting under one religious denomination to fight is over now. 

Our strength is unity in diversity... This will be the Vishwa-Roop Darshan of all Indian religions... Thousands of them manifesting simultaneously.. The Jihadis will have to either identify the Kafirs individually, Or as Indians. If they identify individually, it is BIG pain in their ass. If they identify Indian religions as kafirs, they will have to be referred as Indians. 

This will create the identity crisis.. The patriotic moderate Muslims will break apart from the Jihadi core... Anybody who witnesses a Vishwa-Roop Darshan, be it Arjun or be it Abdul, is bound to be overwhelmed and give up the ideological resistance...