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Lord Ram in Mesopotamia

Proving the antiquity of Hindu Civilisation

The Ramayana is one of India’s epic books and lord Rama, a man known for his honour, faith and tenacity has been suggestively and now proven falsely dated by scholars’ to anywhere between the 7th to 4th centuries BCE. Some even attempt a date even as late as the 3rd century CE based loosely on interpretations of texts and archaeology, but there is steadily growing evidence calling these suppositions into question.

Modern researchers are learning a controversial and more accurate history, that Hindu history is far older with the Mahabharata now dated to around 6000 BC which provides context for regional travel, trade and further dating of the Hindu narrative as

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The Women of Persia

Symbols of beauty and resistance

The famous Persian heroine, Apranik,

Under the patriarchy that evolved over the past 6000 years, women around the world have been sidelined from public office and disempowered. Yet without women, men could not survive or even thrive.

Under patriarchy, men have tried to own women and control their lives, yet they have not learned that women cannot be understood, they can only be loved and when they are loved, their joy is transformative and uniting.

Women are related to the Earth, and givers of life. Within Vedanta that inspired Persian life before Islam, men and women stood together, yet under the yoke of Islam, women remain women and carry the spirit of life

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The Epic Of Gilgamesh

A little middle eastern history

The EPIC OF GILGAMESH is the earliest great work of literature that we know of outside of India, and was first written down by the Sumerians around 2100 B.C.

In this image we have the bull being conquered or subdued. In India going back perhaps thousands of years before this time cattle were highly revered for their ability to help sustain life on the first images of cattle appeared in Egypt around 5000 BC. Here life has been forcefully controlled and is symbolic of the rise of material civilisation at the expense of the spiritual which would soon lead to the idea of patriarchy and the spread of misogyny across the world.

Ancient Sumer

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