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Arise Arjuna Hinduism And The Modern World
Index of Arjuna

Preface

Arise Arjuna Hinduism In Crisis
Misrepresen- tations Of Hinduism

Hindu Funda- mentalism

Leftist Scholarship In India India And The Concept Of Nation-State
Religious Persecution In Pakistan Taking Offense In At Once...
Vedanta Unity And Universality... Practical Vedanta...
The Unity Of Religion... Swami Rama Tirtha On Islam
A Comment On Ram... Yogic Spirituality And Islam
India And Hinduism... The Aryan Invasion Of India
The Aryan-Dravidian Divide The Unity Of The Vedic...
The Ancestry Of Ravana East And West...
The Value Of Hindu... An American Discovers...
Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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THE ARYAN-DRAVIDIAN DIVIDE

New Evidence on the Indus Culture

The Indus civilization-the ancient urban culture of north India in the third millennium BC-has been interpreted as a Dravidian or non-Aryan culture. Though this has never been proved, it has been taken by many people to be a fact. 

However, new archeological evidence shows that the so called Indus culture was a Vedic culture, centered not on the Indus but on the banks of the Sarasvati river of Vedic fame (the culture should be renamed not the Indus but the "Sarasvati culture"), and that its language was also related to Sanskrit.

The ancient Sarasvati dried up around 1900 BC. Hence the Vedic texts that speak to eloquently of this river must predate this period.

The racial types found in the Indus civilization are now found to have been generally the same as those of north India today, and that there is no evidence of any significant intrusive populations into India in the Indus or post-Indus era. 

This new information tends to either dismiss the Aryan invasion theory or to place it back at such an early point in history (before 3000 BC or even 6000 BC), that it has little bearing on what we know as the culture of India.

 

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