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The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India
Index

The Post Colonial-World

Basis Of The Aryan Invasion Theory Aryan As Race Or Language
The Development Of The Aryan Invasion Idea

Mechanics Of The Aryan Invasion

Harappan Civilization Migration Rather Than Invasion
The Rediscovery Of The Sarasvati River The Vedic Image Of The Ocean
Horses, Chariots And Iron Destroyers Of Cities
Vedic And Indus Religions

The So-called Racial War in the Vedas

Vedic Peoples The Aryan-Dravidian Divide
Vedic Kings And Empires Vedic Astronomical Lore
Painted Grey Ware Aryans In The Ancient Middle East
Indus Writing Sanskrit
Indian Civilization... The New Model
Ancient History Revised Political And Social Ramifications
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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BASIS OF THE ARYAN INVASION THEORY
Linguistic evidence - which is an attempt to reconstruct a proto or original language from existent language fragments, locate cultures on the basis of certain words that exist in different languages, date history by supposed rates of language change, and so on - is all soft evidence. In most cases the ancient form of languages has not survived, or exists only partially. It is only because the Vedas have been so well preserved that any such speculation could even be attempted. That we moderns coming from a totally different culture and world view can with a few language fragments reconstruct earlier ancient languages and the history of the cultures involved from them is indeed a great assumption!  

Without verification by other sources linguistic arguments cannot carry any weight at all.

 

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