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The Indian connection of Khmer (Cambodia) and Charme (South Vietnam) Civilization

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx_i-4xI-UY&t=2s?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 So there's a story which is very common in the inscriptions of Cambodia, Vietnam and so on, much later the Ankor and Charme empires rose but the story goes somewhat like this- There was an Indian Brahmin called Kaundinya who was sailing past the coast of what is now Southern

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How Hindu Kashmir Turned to Muslim Majority? (‘The Valley of Kashmir’ by Walter Lawrence)

Source:- 'The Valley of Kashmir' written by Walter Lawrence. "Sultan Sikandar came to the throne, and soon earned the nickname of Butshikan or Iconoclast, from the intense zeal he showed in destroying the grand old temples which the Hindu Rajas had bequeathed to Kashmir. Sikandar was brave and cultured, but all

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Kabo valley was LEASED to Burma in 1834. Nehru gave it up WITHOUT Parliament’s consent

Source: - The Indian Interest / Twitter. https://twitter.com/IndianInterest/status/717353836189364225 https://twitter.com/IndianInterest/status/808999701970157568 https://twitter.com/IndianInterest/status/809001156428984320 https://twitter.com/IndianInterest/status/809001632201515008

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‘The Forgotten History of India’s Maritime Past’ — A Talk by Sanjeev Sanyal

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of the talk was ‘The forgotten history of India’s Maritime Past’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoyPwRh4nRg&t=9s?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 I'm little concerned that I have been asked to bring order to disorder, none of my students through my educational career would have believed, none of my teachers in my

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India As A Guiding Light Of Knowledge For The Twenty-First Century World

Courtesy: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT Besides their contribution to the sciences, Indians have been able to connect deeply with the ‘inner world’, or the spiritual realm. Many great scientists, like Schrodinger and Heisenberg, have taken inspiration from Indic ideas to develop sophisticated modern concepts. In the twenty-first century world, India’s unique

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Western Scholar’s Efforts to Acquit Aurangzeb from his Religious Bigotry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbhtpUrr0so Nowadays there is a lot of news about the work of Audrey Truschke, who is a professor in America and who claims that Aurangzeb was a good guy, that much of the crimes attributed to him have never happened. She's part of a slightly larger movement, in Zurich three years

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Rich In Storytelling: The Song Traditions Of Rajasthan, Gujarat And The Ganga Plains

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT The ever-popular song traditions of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the Ganga plains are explored in this essay. The tales on which the ballads are sung are rich in history, intrigue, magic and battles. This is the second part in a four-part essay that delves into the various

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We Must Understand the Idea That Guided the Islamic Invaders

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfAg9c6FKUw I don't think that the guilt or innocence of persons is very important, maybe if you judge has to rule on that, maybe for the time being, he may consider it important. But in a general historical vision, that's not important at all, like all the indignation about Aurangzeb and

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Why the Supreme Court Must Give a Definitive Verdict in Ayodhya Case

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Brqk9itGVpc The verdict came after 60 years on 30 September 2010. It was a bit of a mixed verdict, in the sense that, of the two Hindu plaintiffs and one Eskimo plaintiff, the Eskimos did get a little bit of the hill concerned. But the site itself, definitely went to the

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How Sanskrit Led To The Creation Of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine How the two-dimensional structure of Sanskrit could have led to the creation of the periodic table. It is an amusing fact that the original names used by Mendeleev for gallium and germanium are eka-aluminum and eka-silicon, where the eka, Sanskrit for one, has the sense of beyond. The prediction for

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The Iconoclasm Doctrine of Muslim Invaders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1TLN8sKzqo&t=10s However that version, that they demolished it (temple) has been confirmed by many Eskimos in recent centuries. It's only now, the last few decades that the secular, there are the secular first of all and then in their trail the Eskimos, have maintained that there not only was never a

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Secularist Scholar’s Arguments and Tactics to Whitewash Iconoclasm in India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZQwrPxRLVI&t=3s Now this is Richard Eaton who says this. He is an American self-described communist academic and he claims that, Hindus on a massive scale destroyed temples that this was their want. In reality, he cannot manage to find more than a few cases of Hindus not demolishing temples, but abducting

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Archaeological Findings of Ayodhya excavation and the way Secularist Historians evaded from them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn0_RCv8uYw&t=1s It is only in 2002 that the court, the Allahabad High court ordered an excavation of the contentious site. Now it was not the first excavation, the former excavation had been very partial. Nevertheless in the 1970s already B B Lal, the Dean of Indian Archeology, had discovered their bases,

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Anti Hindu Stand of Secular Historians in the Ayodhya Dispute

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmqW5pNQk0E&t=11s?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 There has, until the 1980s, been a big consensus about what happened at the site. The Eskimos, as well as the European travelers, as well as the European Colonials, as well as the Hindus thought that, the Babri Masjid had replaced, had forcibly replaced a Hindu temple. There was a

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How Kashmir Enriched The Religious Diversity Of India

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine. SNAPSHOT This is the third part in a four-part series about the important contributions of Kashmir to Indian culture. Kashmir has made a unique imprint on the Hindu religion with its contributions of Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Tantric Shaiva traditions. Also an early centre of Buddhist scholarship,

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Dattatreya Parvatikar: The Musician as a Mystic (Excerpt)

Source:- http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/DjnP4LCD9jTBYQ20t8ci8H/Dattatreya-Parvatikar-The-musician-as-a-mystic.html Encased in a glass cabinet at the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s headquarters in New Delhi is a unique instrument. The Datta veena, which was once played by the country’s first president, Rajendra Prasad, is the only known piece of its kind today. It bears the inscription “1961”. The instrument appears

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The Enduring Appeal Of The Great Indian Epic Song Tradition

Source:- Subhash Kak / Swarajya magazine SNAPSHOT The poetic narrative of human characters with superhuman qualities executing superhuman tasks are found in the earliest Indian tradition. Indian aesthetics stresses self-transformation, and the heroic stories recounted in the epic songs are intended to inspire the listener to self-transcendence. This is the first in a four-part

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‘Essences’ About India Have Been Created By The West; It’s Time We Unshackle Ourselves From Them

Source:- Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine. SNAPSHOT Neither by embracing a false history or by rejecting it altogether can the Indian mind be cleansed of the encrustations placed on it by the colonialist Western narrative. The past must be confronted on its own terms and, once that is done, India turns out to

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India As A Guiding Light Of Knowledge For The Twenty-First Century World

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT Besides their contribution to the sciences, Indians have been able to connect deeply with the ‘inner world’, or the spiritual realm. Many great scientists, like Schrodinger and Heisenberg, have taken inspiration from Indic ideas to develop sophisticated modern concepts. In the twenty-first century world, India’s unique

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Sai Deepak’s Podcast in Swarajya Website on Rohingya Deporation Issue (Transcript)

Source: - Swarajya Magazine R: Hello this is Rishabh and you’re listening to Swarajya Indepth. Rohingya Muslims are often referred to as Bengalis in Myanmar for their roots in today’s Bangladesh. A significant number of them were taken to the Arakan region by the British as indentured servants during colonial times. J Sai

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Understanding The Science Of Consciousness In Ancient India – Part 2

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya magazine SNAPSHOT Academic advances in a scientific understanding of consciousness will lead to a better appreciation of the Indian literature on the subject. One hopes that a comprehensive chronology of the various developments in the structural models of consciousness will be eventually produced. The Vedic notion of consciousness

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Legacy Of Kashmir, The Forgotten Land Of Beauty And Knowledge — Part II

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine. SNAPSHOT This is the second part in a four-part series about the important contributions of Kashmir to Indian culture. It describes at length the significant influence of a profound book from Kashmir, Yoga Vasishtha, over Indian philosophical and scientific thought. Another book from Kashmir which has

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Opinion of Eminent Personalities on Ramayana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KN7x5VidkIs&t=15s Now, the importance of the Ramayana in Indian civilization has been emphasized by many religious leaders, public thinkers through the ages, and what is the Ramayana? It is a manual of morals; it is to instruct a people in right conduct and right values. It is a national code. Ram

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The Conspiracy to Remove Ram Lalla Statue From Ayodhya During Nehru Regime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z685tCBXc38 Then soon after independence, this is not known to many of us, the Hindu public made a demand for the construction of a grand temple at Ayodhya and this representation was made to the UP government and the UP government forwarded to the district authorities in Ayodhya and they said

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Literary Evidence on the Destruction of Ram Temple

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QP3UJLN3_JA&t=9s Now, what is the evidence that we have, literary evidence of the temple being destroyed at Ayodhya. There are a large number of histories that were written in the 18th and 19th centuries. In Arabic, Persian and lastly in Urdu, not one of these history says that Babri Masjid was

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Vishnuhari Incription and Left Historians Effort to Suppress the Truth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8Zy44ARn6c The depth of the extent to which the Left historians have been deceiving the country in the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue is clearly brought out in the way the Vishnu Hari Inscription was treated. What is the inscription? When the Babri Masjid was demolished in 1992, an inscription 5 feet by 2

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Allahabad District Court Proceedings on Ayodhya Case

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, “Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya” by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural

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How the British Revenue Reports Support the Ayodhya Cause?

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, “Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya” by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural

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Western Philologists Were Responsible For The First Steps In The Devaluation Of Indian Culture

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine. SNAPSHOT In the first part of this series, it is explained how the first Western philologists sowed the seeds for the denigration of Indian texts and culture. Europe’s task was to separate Indians from their “decadent” culture so that they could get connected to the “superior”

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The Colonial Influence: How The British Triggered The Illiteratisation Of Largely Literate India

Source: - Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT Macaulay’s famous minute on education (1835) led to the establishment of a colonialist system of education that is still in force. It replaced the traditional system of village schools, which created near-universal literacy, to a system that led to school dropouts in large numbers. This is

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‘Freeing Hindu Temples From Government Control’ — A Talk by J Sai Deepak

J. Sai Deepak delivered a talk at the Press Club of India. The talk was organized by the Srijan Foundation on the topic: Freeing Hindu temples from government control. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA_VQdUMdeY&t=898s First of all I would like to thank Srijan Foundation and therefore I will have to thank Abhinav Prakash Singh and Rahul

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Nihang Sikhs in Ayodhya

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1VmU2JaZyE?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 According to the report dated 28th November, 1858, an FIR has been filed by the Thanedaar (Policeman) of Awadh, which states that, 25 Nihang Sikhs have entered the Babri Masjid and are performing Hawan and other religious rituals there. Following which, a complaint has been filed by Superintendent of Babri

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