In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If the horse is a conclusive sign of Aryan presence, then it is in India long before the Harappan Civilization in Neolithic sites.
- Making use of recent archaeological findings, the author gives an overview of the so-called Aryan problem which has distorted the roots of ancient India's history and therefore of Indian civilization.
- He found Indian art and culture ‘a joint creation of the Dravidian and Aryan genius.’
- The use of honey was taken to India by its Aryan invaders and became associated with religious rites.
- Oppenheimer doesn't go into this question, but diehard invasionists might use his findings to suggest an Aryan invasion into India not from the northwest, but from the southeast.
- The first chapter discusses the Aryan migration into India, with a precise discussion of the evidence and why certain things are generally believed by contemporary historians about this topic.
- Hinduism might have started as Dravidian civilization and later merged with Aryan civilization.
- Iran may observe the most militant form of Islam, but when the question of their ethnic origin arises, the Iranians proudly claim their Aryan descent.
- This seemingly incongruous role-reversal serves to bolster Mann's depiction of the subversive nature of the relationship between the Aryan and Dravidian elements of the story.
- Some time in the second millennium BCE the Aryan people arrived in north-west India.
- It was early Aryan architectural forms that were translated into the architecture of India for thousands of years.
- They took steps to divide Hindus and Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs, upper castes and lower castes, Aryan North and Dravidian South.
- In a country where populations of highly different origins and aptitudes live side by side, from men of the forest to refined Gangetic craftsmen and proud Aryan warriors, an equitable place had to be found for all.
- Early Vedic texts make a distinction between the ordinary members of the Aryan tribe that had subjugated much of northern India and the warrior nobility referred to as the Ksatriya.
- The cult of the mother-goddess predates the Aryan invasion of India.
- This has also been a widely held view among Western scholars, who have dated the Aryan migration to about 1500 BCE and the Rig Veda, the earliest known scripture of the Aryans, to about 1200 BCE.
- With its roots in early Western scholarship, it was this view, of a great Aryan race and civilization, that later became popular with Hindu nationalists.
- Believing that he had spoken to the ancient Iranian high god Ahura Mazda, Zoroaster undertook a reform of the old Indo-Iranian religion of the Aryan invaders of India and Iran.
- It is a time when the integration of the Aryan and indigenous Dravidian tribes causes confusion within the social structures.
- Dravidians, who were ‘second class' citizens in Aryan kingdoms, were dark.
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- Hedgewar was influenced by V. D. Savarkar, who believed that Hindus were the descendants of the ancient Aryans and properly formed a nation with a unified geography, race, and culture.
- Nor are there any surviving traces of a mushroom cult in the Indian subcontinent, although some believe that the plant ‘soma’, deified by the Aryans in the Indus Valley in times BC, was fly agaric.
- Together with Mehregan (entrance of Libra to the house of Sun), it was one of the ‘two’ New Years of the ancient Aryans.
- Being able to contact the conscious characteristic in everything, the Aryans saw all of nature as conscious and personal, and addressed everything as conscious beings.
- Holi is an ancient festival of the Aryans, mentioned in 4,500-year-old Sanskrit texts.
- He seems likely to have been a chief god of the Aryans, who invaded the Indian subcontinent in the second millennium BCE.
- It is argued that Aryans brought horses and chariots into the Indian sub-continent and that accounts for their mention in the Vedas.
- It met with its critics, however, who doubted the historical accuracy of the claim to an Aryan golden age and dismissed the divisiveness of favouring the Aryans above all other religious groups.
- They will insist in all their books that the Aryans were invaders from outside.
- In response, Abduh indicated that the present culture of Europe did not originate from the Aryans and the Greeks, but from contact with the Semitic nations.
- But some scholars assert that fair skinned Aryans invaded India during 1500 BC and defeated dark skinned Dravidians and pushed them into South India.
- When the Aryans invaded India three thousand years ago, they tried to replace her with their own masculine gods.
- Initially they came first in the developing varna or caste system that the Aryans used to classify their society between priests, warriors, and free peasants or traders.
- Archeological remains further indicate intermittent and devastating floods around this time and possible invasions by the Aryans, whose epics refer to their conquest of walled cities.
- None of India's many ancient civilizations, or the successive imperial invaders from the North, starting with the Aryans in 1500 BC, ever managed to impose their will on the whole subcontinent.
- Cattle were the most valued possession of the Aryan, signifying wealth and ability to make great sacrifices to the gods.
- The Aryans were supposedly the ancestors of the Greeks, Persians, Indians, Scandinavians, Anglo-Saxons & Germans.
- Therefore, argued Mueller, after Adam and Eve, it would have taken a 1,000 years or so to populate Europe (with pure Aryans, of course).
- The Aryans (Aryan means noble) were a nomadic people who may have come to India from the areas around southern Russia and the Baltic.
- Unlike Aryan Christians, neopagan Aryans acknowledged that Christ was a Jew - and for that reason rejected Christianity.
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