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Aryan invasion theory and Indian nationalism
Talageri, Shrikant G
2003, Paperback

history is a very potent subject. politics can be, and very often is, based on it. a nation which forgets, or falsifies, or wilfully ignores, or glosses over the lessons of its history is a nation heading towards doom. and, conversely, when a nation is intended to be sent to its doom, a process of falsification of its history can be profitably launched. indian history, as it is ...
The myth of the Aryan invasion of India, 3rd enl. edition
Frawley, David
2002, Paperback

this book was first written in 1994 in order to summarize important new information on the ancient history of india that refutes commonly held views on the subject inherited from the nineteenth century. it was a condensation of longer material from books of mine like gods, sages and kings, vedic aryans and the origins of civilization (with n.s. rajaram) and in search of the cra ...
On Hinduism: reviews and reflections, foreword by David Frawley
Swarup, Ram (1920-1998)
2000, Paperback

there are two major groups of religions in the world today. first are the conversion-based monotheistic creeds of christianity and islam. second are the pluralistic dharmic traditions of india, of which hinduism is the oldest and the largest. chinese taoism and japanese shinto have an affinity with dharmic traditions. so also the indigenous religious traditions of pre-christian ...
Meditations: yogas, gods, religions, foreword by David Frawley
Ram Swarup
2000, Hardcover

the exploration of consciousness is an ancient and unique specialization of hindu spirituality which sees consciousness as the very ground and being of the entire universe. consciousness is the key word for the hindu mind and meditation is the main methodology to develop it. there is a new interest in spirituality today, evidenced by the popularity of yoga and meditation worldw ...
Profiles in deception: Ayodhya and the dead sea scrolls
Rajaram, NS (b.1943)
2000, Hardcover

dr. n.s. rajaram was born in mysore, india, in september 1943. he holds a b.e. degree in electrical engineering from b.m.s. college in bangalore and ph.d. in mathematical sciences form indiana university in bloomington, u.s.a. he is an internationally known researchers in computer science. for more than ten years, he was one of america\'s best-known workers in artificial intell ...
India's only communalist: in commemoration of Sita Ram Goel
Elst, Koenraad (ed.)
2005, Hardcover

on 3 december 2003, in his home in delhi, 82-year-old historian and publisher sita ram goel passed away. he was one of india\'s most important thinkers in the post-independence era. his writings are central to the recent hindu awakening in the country that is now growing rapidly to world prominence. while his guru and colleague, ram swarup, laid the spiritual and philosophical ...
Problems of ancient India
KD Sethna
2000, Hardcover

contents: the location of kamboja, the aryans, the domesticated horse and the spoked chariot-wheel, rama, ravana, lanka: legitimate reconstructions and dubious speculations, the search for soma: a book-review with comments on its theme, the time of kalidasa, to panini\'s time from panini\'s place, what is the historical value of the ceylonese chronology?, mihirakula and ya ...
The Rig Veda and the history of India (Rig Veda Bharata Itihasa)
David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri)
2012, Paperback

there were two main vedic cultures in ancient india. the first was a northern kingdom centered on the sarasvati-drishadvati river region dominated by the purus and the ikshvakus that produced the existent veda texts that we have. the second was a southern culture along the coast of the arabian sea and into the vindhya mountains, dominated by the turvashas and yadus and ext ...
Indo-Aryan origins and other Vedic issues
Nicholas Kazanas
2016, Paperback

this book contains studies by a well-known greek indologist who repeatedly considers the thorny problem of indoaryan origins and finds its solution in indigenism. the studies examine various aspects of the indo-european common heritage and of the vedic tradition. one study analyses the position of the early hittite culture in relation to the other ie branches and especiall ...
The Rigveda: a historical analysis
Shrikant G Talageri
2015, Paperback
The problem of Aryan origins: from an Indian point of view, revised and enlarged edition
KD Sethna
1992, Hardcover

a vexed question is taken up in all its details and an answer elaborated with unconventional results. many of our pet ideas are shown to be baseless and the current division of aryan and dravidian which has caused a good deal of bad blood is resolved with the help of history, archaeology, literature and linguistics forming a comprehensive framework for the insights and res ...
How I became a Hindu: my discovery of Vedic dharma
Frawley, David
2014, Paperback

david frawley is one of the most prominent hindus of our times. he has made fundamental contributions to our understanding of the vedas; ha has also written on ayurveda and other vedic sciences. most importantly, he has urged a return to the vedas as a means to unlock the secrets of the scriptures that followed. he has shown how this key can reveal the meaning behind the exuber ...
Asterisk in Bharopiyasthan: minor writings on the Aryan invasion debate
Elst, Koenraad (b.1959)
2007, Hardcover

unlike many books on the aryan invasion debate, the present collection of papers does not promise to terminate the debate with a final judgment. it merely puts on record a number of arguments developed in recent years, mostly in an actual debating context: on the linguistic aspects, the astronomical chronology, some lesser-known political contexts, even the ego factor in the de ...
Catholic ashrams: sannyasins or swindlers? (enlarged edition with new appendices)
Goel, Sita Ram
2009, Paperback

the emergence of catholic ashrams in several parts of the country is not an isolated development. these institutions are links in a chain which is known as the ashram movement, and which different denominations of christianity are promoting in concert. the protestants and the syrian orthodox have evolved similar establishments. taken together, these institutions are known as ch ...
Vedic Aryans and the origins of civilization: fourth expanded edn. with additions on natural history, genetics and the cosing of Aryan myth
Rajaram, Navaratna & David Frawley
2014, Paperback

this is the fourth edition of the acclaimed work first published nearly twenty years ago. in this significantly expanded edition, the authors summarize the progress to date and set the stage for future research by incorporating recent discoveries in natural history like the toba explosion 75,000 years ago. this allows them to show vedic ideas and language to be late pleistocene ...
Universal Hinduism: towards a new vision of Sanatana Dharma
Frawley, David
2014, Hardcover

hinduism is the world\'s oldest religion, the third largest religion in the world in terms of the number of its followers, and the largest of the non-biblical traditions. it has the largest number of temples, sacred sites, festivals, philosophical texts, monks and yoga practitioners of any religion. yet hinduism is wrongly denigrated as a narrow ethnic belief that one has to be ...
The Aryan invasion theory: a reappraisal, with a foreword by S.R. Rao
Shrikant G Talageri
2003, Hardcover

this works examines critically the evidence presented by the invasionist scholars, and points out its contradictions as well as its acrobatics. author presents positive evidence in support of his own thesis that india is the original homeland of the aryans. his most original contribution is the evidence he has marshalled from the puranas which alone provide the proper pers ...
Academic Hinduphobia: a critique of Wendy Doniger's erotic school of indology
Rajiv Malhotra
2016, Paperback

the departments for the study of ancient india (indology) and south asian studies in the west are the last bastions of colonialism today. in the name of scholarship, which is often hatred and racism in disguise, hindus are routinely characterized as misogynists, oppressive, anti-minority, irrational, violent and debauched. the author terms this mass-produced hate-mongering ...