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“‘Allegory Of The Cave’ & Hinduism”.

I do not know how many r familiar with Plato’s Republic.

‘Allegory Of The Cave’ is a very famous passage from the Republic where Plato’s explains the story in the context of education.

#hinduism #cave #plato #education #awakening
The lesson from this allegory has wide spread applications & interpretations in the current day but I would like to apply it to the existential crisis of Hindus in this 21st century!

#propaganda #left #western #Sanatana
The story goes like this –
Imagine a group of prisoners in a underground cave who have been chained there since they were kids and they are tied in such a way that they can’t move. All they can see is in front of them – the back wall of the cave with the entrance behind them.
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Fair warning... Get ready for a thread celebrating H.H. the @DalaiLama's 84th birthday 🎂! Performances included! Honored to join @IRF_Ambassador, @AmbDMitchell, @USAID & @officeoftibet @NgodupTsering7 on the visit of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts to the U.S. & Canada.
First, a #quote. Whether #HongKongProtests or #girlseducation in South Asia, or a myriad of issues in #America, don't forget:

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." ~H.H. the Dalai Lama

Next: Get ready for some video! ⬇️
A beautiful evening begins w/ the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), founded by the Dalai Lama in India, in exile from Tibet, in 1959. Then the Tibetan Music, Dance & Drama Society, it was established to preserve Tibetan artistic heritage, esp. opera, dance & music.
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