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World Exploration

Credit is not given where credit is due

Indian map from the early BC period

We have all grown up in a Eurocentric world where Europe including the UK became the centre of civilisation after the fall of Rome yet this understanding is more mythological than factual.

One thing is certain and that’s that Europeans love their ideas and on analysis they seem to be almost psychologically attached to them that they have written world history as they saw it conveniently leaving out facts that may shed any doubt on their case. For instance when Vasco de Gama left Portugal in search of an ocean route to India, he had to hug the coast because he did not have

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Dismantling India

Shall we kill the Brahmins?

A humble Sanyassi Brahmin

The Hindu civilisation was developed and maintained by Brahmins in association with the great sages like Agastya Muni and shaped over tens of thousands of years to foster human evolution in accord with nature. The ideas developed in India spread over the world and have been distorted to suit the patriarchal civilisation that budded in Persia then combined with the ideology of capitalism for global domination.

Despite the influence of capitalism, patriarchy, invasions and eventual occupation, India continue to not only survive, but it is thriving while the seed of Sanatana Dharma is sprouting over the world yet increasingly being denied in its homeland causing political conflict which in turn

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English Education Fails India

A consequence of colonialism

It is no secret why the British replaced the indigenous education system and Sanskrit gurukuls with English education. They wanted to create a class of Indians who think like the British and in this way weaken India. Sanskrit culture und Vedic knowledge were the backbone of Indians. This backbone had to be broken. English medium education did it to a great extent. Indians were cut off from their precious tradition, and they had to study in a completely foreign language, as if this was an easy thing to do. Somehow, the children of the tiny elite managed. They were motivated to make it into colonial government jobs and English was the only gateway. Naturally, these westernised

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The legacy of Colonialism

A grand deception and a corruption of knowledge

According to wikipedia and many dictionaries, (1.) Colonialism is the policy of a nation seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country. Then it says (2.) “and helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.”

Europe was the last region of the world to become civilised and armed with snippets of knowledge from other places they put their minds to trying to make themselves appear better, smarter than anyone else yet the behaviour of taking over someone else’s lands and possessions is a criminal

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Hindu and Hindutva

Is being a Hindu ok and is Hindutva not ok and even dangerous?

Before getting into the politics, please note that anyone born or resident in India regardless of what they think or believe is Hindu because Hindu is a geographical term misappropriated to imply religion. ED

Many Hindus seem wary to be associated with Hindutva, in spite of the fact that Hindutva simply means Hindu-ness or being Hindu. They tend to accept the view which mainstream media peddled for long: ‘Hindutva is intolerant and stands for the ‘communal agenda of an extreme right Hindu party that wants to force uniform Hinduism on this vast country which is fully against the true Hindu ethos.’

Is this true? The Supreme Court

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India In The World

A nation re-emerging

“India is perhaps the most creative civilization in the history of the world and has been so for thousands of years. To begin with, Indic or Bharatiya culture embraces all aspects of art, from poetry, drama and literature to sculpture, painting and architecture, music and dance, and each in a wondrous variety of forms, modes and applications. India has never suffered from the devastating cultural split between the sacred and the profane that has long shadowed over Christianity and Islam, which have often limited or even denied representational art and evocative music forms as unsacred, and which still provokes intolerance leading to violence.” ~ David Frawley, American Thinker & Author.

“It is true that even across the

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The Bhagavad Gita

An extract from the worlds greatest book; The Maharbarata

Arjuna seeking answers from Lord Krishna

The Bhagavad Gita (भगवद्गीता)(often referred to as ‘the Gita’) translates as “Song of the Lord” – Gita means song and Bhagavad means God. It is an eternal message of spiritual wisdom from ancient India and a 700 verse extract from the Hindu epic scripture; The Mahabharata (chapters 23–40).

Regarded as one of the world’s most valued scriptures, the story line of Bhagavad Gita is set in the narrative framework of a dialogue between the Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer, Lord Krishna. The conversation takes place as Arjuna faces his duty as a warrior to fight the Dharma Yudhha,

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Hindu Nationalism

Deviating from mythology to truth

Portal on Mt. Agung, Bali

Whatever part of the world that you happen to live in, you are regularly lied to and misled by those who are sometimes genuine in their beliefs having been misled themselves or are being deliberately misleading for their own gain. If you would care to do the research you would find that modern civilisation is built entirely upon myths and legends that cannot be substantiated and a history that is controlled solely for the profit of a few.

One must remember that we are a people on an insignificant planet in an insignificant part of an infinitely vast universe with absolutely no connection to anywhere so we tend to

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Tarek Fatah

A human rights and free speech advocate

Can we create a new category for people who are deprogrammed and have adhered to their spiritual self?

Tarek Fatah was born in Karachi on 20 November 1949 in a Punjabi family following partition. Trained in biochemistry, he became a reporter in Pakistan until imprisoned and banned. Since then he has gone on to become a Canadian writer, broadcaster, secularist and liberal activist.

Tarek Fatah is a founder of the Muslim Canadian Congress and and has served as its communications officer and spokesperson. The MCC is an organisation charged to provide a voice to Muslims who support a “progressive, liberal, pluralistic, democratic, and secular society where everyone has the freedom of religion.

The

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What is Dharma?

A mystery to those not knowing the essence of life

To get the best from life, you must love life and treat it with love.Via Vogue and lemonade

Dharma is living in accord with life while sustaining what is known and fruitful for all life.

In other words, to know Dharma in its fullness you must know life in its fullness and that is something few people achieve in their lifetimes. Therefore to know Dharma as a layperson without access to the accumulated knowledge of Vedanta requires a relaxation of beliefs and an openness to explore.

To put it simply, Dharma is a way of being in the world that sustains

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