An intellectual Kshatriya must not merely be defensive but
creative and expansive. Otherwise it will get caught in the past. It
must project a positive view of Hindu Dharma, and give it a
futuristic vision. Its purpose is not merely to adjust present or
historical wrongs but to chart out a new direction for all to
follow. In this regards Hindu intellectuals must go to the universal
roots of their tradition and find a compelling vision that can
gather people of all backgrounds, helping them break through limited
and unspiritual beliefs toward a yogic vision of humanity.
Kshatriya must be willing to spread Hindu Dharma in a dynamic way
along the lines of the old Vedic impulse, krinvanto vishwam aryam,
make all the world noble.
an intellectual Kshatriya must be based upon deep thought and
careful analysis. It cannot be developed through mere rhetoric,
character assassination, or slogans. It requires not only a well
structured critique of opposing forces but a positive program of
action. It requires not only a Hindu examination of religion,
science and politics, but also the creation of a Hindu alternative
to existing systems.
It requires a model for revitalizing Hindu
For those who wish to take up the role of intellectual Kshatriya
there is much that can be done. An intellectual Kshatriya must
challenge media distortions, whether in schools, books, newspapers,
or in the media or the Internet.