QUESTION: What is the full form of B. R. Ambedkar?

The following is from serious of questions answered by Shekhar Bodhakar        B.R. Ambedkar full form is: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar It can also be read as: either Bhim Rao Ambedkar or (more accurately), Bhimrao (Son of) Ramji Ambedkar LET ME EXPLAIN THE REASON. Baba Saheb Dr Ambedkar’s name kept by his family was ‘Bhimrao’ NOT ‘Bhimrao Ramji’. […]

What facts will completely change your perception about Dr B. R. Ambedkar?

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from a series of Questions asked by Dr. Ambedkar critics and answered by Mr.Shekhar Bodhakar Here are just FIVE facts, that will hopefully completely CHANGE your perception for the better, about Dr. B.R Ambedkar. If you have the slightest of doubts about the greatness of Ambedkar-the-great, then just the first THREE facts […]

What are some lesser-known facts about Dr. B. R. Ambedkar?

1. Dr. Ambedkar’s father adopted the surname Ambedkar and it wasn’t given by Bhimrao Ambedkar’s teacher as is commonly believed.. In volume 10 page 3 of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar’s works and speeches, his father’ name is written as Subedar Major Ramji Maloji Ambedkar. (Are there any surviving Brahmins with the surname Ambedkar? If no, doesn’t this indicate […]

Waiting For A Visa

Waiting for a Visa  Foreigners of course know of the existence of untouchability. But not being next door to it, so to say, they are unable to realise how oppressive it is in its actuality. It is difficult for them to understand how it is possible for a few untouchables to live on the edge […]

Which spelling is correct, ‘Jai Bheem’ or ‘Jai Bhim’?

The following is from series of questions answered by Shekhar Bodhakar      If your name is XYZ and Indians want to praise you by hailing your name, they will say, “JAI XYZ” It’s like saying “Hail XYZ”. Similarly, If your name is BHEEM, they will say JAI BHEEM. And If your name is BHIM, they will say “JAI BHIM” I assume the […]

QUESTION 2: Isn’t it wrong to call 6th December “MahaPariNibbana” Day of Bodhisatta Dr. Ambedkar?

QUESTION 2: Isn’t it wrong to call 6th December “MahaPariNibbana” Day of Bodhisatta Dr. Ambedkar? डॉक्टर अम्बेडकर का निब्बान हुआ या परि निब्बान  या महापरिनिब्बान या निर्वाण या परि निर्वाण  या महापरिनिर्वाण  या निवत्त या परि निवत्त या महा परि निवत्त  या निव्रत  या परि निव्रत  या महा परि निव्रत …क्या है सच्चाई…जनिएगा…share  भी कीजिएगा.. ऐसी सभी बातें जाने  -Sudhir Raj Singh Dr. Ambedkar is referred to as BODDHISATTA by many. Meaning.. a person sure to attain Nibbana (Enlightenment) but is not YET an Arahat.  BUT Parinibbana implies he had attained Nibbana during his lifetime. Can those who […]

How many degrees did Dr. B. R. Ambedkar earn?

B.A; MA; M Sc; Ph.D; L.L.D; D Sc; D.Litt; Barrister-at-Law Apart from two masters degrees and Bar-at-Law, the polymath Dr B.R Ambedkar had four doctoral degrees. He knew several European and Indian languages including German and Sanskrit. Hewas an eminent scholar of Jurisprudence, and a lexicographer, compiled Pali language dictionary and was the first person from […]