tmahadevan at HOWARD.EDU
Sun Feb 17 17:21:03 UTC 2002
The noted Gayatri Spivak Chakravarti regrets in a recent New York Times
profile that she was born a Brahmin: so Chakravartis must be all Brahmins.
But she also consoles herself, and presumably her following, that as a
Chakravarti she is of an "inferior cast". There is no explanation for
inferiority, however; nor is it clear if other Chakravartis would share her
pride of inferiority.
T. P. Mahadevan
From: Dean Anderson
To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
Sent: 2/16/02 8:20 PM
Subject: Re: Chakravarty
I know several Chakravarty's who are Brahmins.
Dean Anderson, PhD
----- Original Message -----
From: "hans henrich hock" <hhhock at UX1.CSO.UIUC.EDU>
To: <INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 9:21 AM
> Dear All,
> Does anybody know whether Chakravarty, or any of its spelling and
> pronunciation variants, is ever used as a name by brahmins?
> Hans Henrich Hock
More information about the INDOLOGY