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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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POLITICAL AND SOCIAL RAMIFICATIONS
It turned its scriptures and sages into fantasies and exaggerations. 

This served a social, political and economic purpose of domination, proving the superiority of Western culture, religion, or political systems and the Aryan invasion theory was often quoted for this purpose. It makes Hindus feel that their culture is not the great thing that their sages and ancestors had said it was. It causes them to feel ashamed of their culture that its  basis is neither historical nor scientific but only imaginary, while being actually rooted in invasion and oppression. It makes them feel that the main line of civilization was developed first in the Middle East and then in Europe and that the culture of India is peripheral and secondary to the real development of world culture. Such a view does not appear to be good scholarship or archaeological proof but only cultural imperialism. Western Vedic  scholars did in the intellectual sphere what the British army did in the political realm discredit, divide and conquer the Hindus.

 

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