Describing his state of mind as a student at Madras Christian College during the first decade of the 20th century, S. Radhakrishnan (1888–1975), one of the most notable exponents of modern Vedānta, wrote,
I was strongly persuaded of the inferiority of the Hindu religion to which I attributed the political downfall of India...I remember the cold sense of reality, the depressing feeling of defeat that crept over me as a causal relation …
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“Vedānta: Modern Vedānta”, in:
Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan.
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