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OF THE ARYAN INVASION THEORY
Basis of the Aryan Invasion Theory
We should first note that the Aryan invasion theory was foreign to the
history of India, whether north or south, which has no literary or
historical record of any such event. Prior to the invention of the idea by
nineteenth century European scholars there was no tradition of
an Aryan invasion anywhere in India, in either contemporary or
ancient records. The so-called conquering of a subcontinent left no
record either in the so-called conquering or conquered people. It
vanished without a memory in the entire subcontinent.
If we examine Hindu literature we see that the Vedas show an
expansion of civilization both east and west from their most sacred
Sarasvati river which flowed west of Delhi, which was also the homeland
of Harappan culture. The Puranas show an expansion from the
Ganges, the site of later classical Indian culture.