Showing posts from May, 2011

Vedic Roots of Ancient America

What if Hindus and Hopis, Advaitins and Aztecs, Tibetan Monks and Mayans were part of one world culture - a spiritual one? Hindu culture, civilization, custom and belief also dominated ancient America to some extent. Ancient Americans believed in legendary cataclysm, rebirth, four yugas and the concept of two planets like Rahu and Ketu causing solar eclipse. The Hindu doctrine of the ages is preserved in a stone monolith popularly known as the Aztec calendar. This remarkable piece of stone carving is in the form of an immense disc 12 feet in diameter and weights over 20 tons. A festival called Sita-Ram (Situa-Raimi) was celebrated in Mexico during Nav-Ratri or Dussehra period which has been described on page 5867 in the book 'Hamsworth History of the World'. Both in Central and South America, there are found Sati cremation, priesthood, gurukul system, yajna, birth, marriage and death ceremonies to some extent similar to the Hindus. Ful

Astha Bharati - Quality journals on the Sanatan History

While searching for oldest calender (which is from Sanatan Dharma called "Shristi-Samvat" ) , google took me to this link and  a Journal called Dialouge with this link . And I found it publish quality papers on Sanatan History and contemporary issues. It is published from an organization called Astha Bharati . They also publish quality journal called Chintan-Srijan in Hindi. Their website is rudimentary but contents are not.

Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco). Its Mystery Solved at Last!

Linkage to vedic past found with Inca temple remains. Sanskrit travelled to Bolivia 10-20 thousand years back. Some links below: This web page writes Tiwanaku appears to derive from Sanskrit: Diva (heaven; sky) plus Naka (mountain). And wiki too says Kalasasaya have it's root in Sanskrit.