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Christmas Date Origin Brutal Murder of Innocents Saturnalia

In Christianity on December 15, 2014 at 19:28

As I have pointed out in a few articles that the Bible was compiled ,some three hundred years after the  death of Jesus Christ, by Emperor Constantine   to keep his Kingdom intact.

 

The Old and New Testaments do not give a date for Christ’s Birth.

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Christmas, a Pagan Custom

 

The New Testament gives no date or year for Jesus’ birth.  The earliest gospel – St. Mark’s, written about 65 CE – begins with the baptism of an adult Jesus.  This suggests that the earliest Christians lacked interest in or knowledge of Jesus’ birthdate.

  1. The year of Jesus birth was determined by Dionysius Exiguus, a Scythian monk, “abbot of a Roman monastery.  His calculation went as follows:
  2. In the Roman, pre-Christian era, years were counted from ab urbe condita (“the founding of the City” [Rome]).  Thus 1 AUC signifies the year Rome was founded, 5 AUC signifies the 5th year of Rome’s reign, etc.
  3. Dionysius received a tradition that the Roman emperor Augustus reigned 43 years, and was followed by the emperor Tiberius.
  4. Luke 3:1,23 indicates that when Jesus turned 30 years old, it was the 15th year of Tiberius reign.
  5. If Jesus was 30 years old in Tiberius’ reign, then he lived 15 years under Augustus (placing Jesus birth in Augustus’ 28th year of reign).
  6. Augustus took power in 727 AUC.  Therefore, Dionysius put Jesus birth in 754 AUC.
  7. However, Luke 1:5 places Jesus’ birth in the days of Herod, and Herod died in 750 AUC – four years before the year in which Dionysius places Jesus birth.
  8. Joseph A. Fitzmyer – Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at the Catholic University of America, member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, and former president of the Catholic Biblical Association – writing in the Catholic Church’s official commentary on the New Testament, writes about the date of Jesus’ birth, “Though the year [of Jesus birth is not reckoned with certainty, the birth did not occur in AD 1.  The Christian era, supposed to have its starting point in the year of Jesus birth, is based on a miscalculation introduced ca. 533 by Dionysius Exiguus.”
  9. The DePascha Computus, an anonymous document believed to have been written in North Africa around 243 CE, placed Jesus birth on March 28.  Clement, a bishop of Alexandria (d. ca. 215 CE), thought Jesus was born on November 18.  Based on historical records, Fitzmyer guesses that Jesus birth occurred on September 11, 3 BCE.

1.Dates were arrived at based on legends quite some time later.

2.The suggested dates by convoluted, unverified and unsupported legends give the dates as,

 

March 28,

September 11,.

 

How come Christmas is fixed on December 25?

 

Roman pagans first introduced the holiday of Saturnalia, a week long period of lawlessness celebrated between December 17-25.  During this period, Roman courts were closed, and Roman law dictated that no one could be punished for damaging property or injuring people during the weeklong celebration.  The festival began when Roman authorities chose “an enemy of the Roman people” to represent the “Lord of Misrule.”  Each Roman community selected a victim whom they forced to indulge in food and other physical pleasures throughout the week.  At the festival’s conclusion, December 25th, Roman authorities believed they were destroying the forces of darkness by brutally murdering this innocent man or woman.

  1. The ancient Greek writer poet and historian Lucian (in his dialogue entitled Saturnalia) describes the festival’s observance in his time.  In addition to human sacrifice, he mentions these customs: widespread intoxication; going from house to house while singing naked; rape and other sexual license; and consuming human-shaped biscuits (still produced in some English and most German bakeries during the Christmas season).
  2. In the 4th century CE, Christianity imported the Saturnalia festival hoping to take the pagan masses in with it.  Christian leaders succeeded in converting to Christianity large numbers of pagans by promising them that they could continue to celebrate the Saturnalia as Christians.
  3. The problem was that there was nothing intrinsically Christian about Saturnalia. To remedy this, these Christian leaders named Saturnalia’s concluding day, December 25th, to be Jesus’ birthday.
  4. Christians had little success, however, refining the practices of Saturnalia.  As Stephen Nissenbaum, professor history at the University of Massachussetts, Amherst, writes, “In return for ensuring massive observance of the anniversary of the Savior’s birth by assigning it to this resonant date, the Church for its part tacitly agreed to allow the holiday to be celebrated more or less the way it had always been.”  The earliest Christmas holidays were celebrated by drinking, sexual indulgence, singing naked in the streets (a precursor of modern caroling), etc.
  5. The Reverend Increase Mather of Boston observed in 1687 that “the early Christians who  first observed the Nativity on December 25 did not do so thinking that Christ was born in that Month, but because the Heathens’ Saturnalia was at that time kept in Rome, and they were willing to have those Pagan Holidays metamorphosed into Christian ones.”

Citation.

http://www.simpletoremember.com/vitals/Christmas_TheRealStory.htm

Jesus Is Iswara Prajapathi Christian Misinterpretaion

In Hinduism on November 8, 2014 at 11:46

My Father looks like Me,

 

This is what Christian Neo Missionaries are attempting to do by seemingly researched, though sheer  nonsense ,work about Hinduism and Christianity,in their attempt to legitimize Christianity and lure the unwary into the Christian fold.

 

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Vatican a Shiva temple

 

This follows their earlier attempts to spread the canard about Jesus having visited Kashmir, learned Yoga and his grave is in Kashmir.

 

Please read my post on this.

 

Now they have gone one step further,

 

That Jesus had studied in Kashmir.

 

He was a follower of Rudra.

 

He,as a carpenter, built a King’s palace in India.

 

Jesus is Shiva and Prajapathi.

 

Jesus is Ishwara and this is mentioned in the Bhavishya Purana.

 

Jesus is mentioned in the Rig Veda.

 

My rebuttal.

“The Aryan invasion of India occurred around 1500 BC.  The Aryans were polytheistic, bringing Vishnu, Brahma and the thousands of gods, with them.  Before this, India was monotheistic. Study and dating of different sections of the Rig Veda show that the early monotheistic Semito-Dravidians called God, Rudradeva. There are 75 references to Rudra in the Rig Veda, and these segments are very early, redacted from material dated around 1800 BCE.  There is also a group of hymns to him in the Yajur Veda, today called the Rudram.”

This spreads the myth of the Aryan Invasion Theory, which stands discredited.

 

Read my posts on this.

 

The reference to Shiva i very limited in the Vedas and the term Rudra is am Amsa of Shiva and not Shiva.

 

“It seems that the Aryans later  took one of Rudra’s epithets, “shiva”, meaning “auspicious”, and over time subsumed him into the polytheistic pantheon under this name as a demi-god called Shiva. A trinity of Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma was woven together by the Aryans after 1500 BCE.’

 

Rudra is an aspect of Shiva and not the other way around

 

‘Nama Sivaya cha, Siva Dharaya Cha- Sri Rudram

 

‘The Dravidians worshipped Linga in the temples, the Linga which was the amorphous representation of Shiva. They worshipped Linga by sprinkling it with water or milk, by offering prayers, by meditating on the deity. .. They had an idea of death and judgement after death which was the basis of moral life. But to crown all these, they had a concept of the Triad – An, the Supreme Godhead; Amma, the Goddess; and Anil, the Son. These are the later day Shiva, Shakti and Sharana of the Agamas.”[i]’

 

Linga worship is /was throughout India and not limited to the South.

 

This suggests a religious structure compatible with the ancient Hebrew structure, and might explain why Kashmir was visited by Moses  around 1500 BCE and Jesus  in the 1st century CE.   The ancient Hebrew structure comprised God the Father, God the Mother, Shekinah, and God the Son.

The Spirit of God appears in the Old and New Testaments as the Hebrew feminine noun, Shekinah. Shekinah is related to the Sanskrit word for God the Mother, Shakti, from which comes the Indo-European root for our English word, “she”.

she pron.   Used to refer to the woman or girl previously mentioned or implied. See Usage Note at “

 

Sanskrit was earlier to English by a few thousand Years.

 

Judaism is later to Hinduism.

 

So who follow whom?

 

n the book The Serpent of Paradise by Miguel Serrano and Frank MacShane, p. 79, it is stated that the Nathanamavali records that Jesus studied with the Natha Yogis from the age of 14, was initiated as one of them, and came to know Shiva as his own Father.  He went to the land of the Hebrews and willingly gave up his body at the age of 49, having mastered yoga.   He then returned to India, and founded the cult of the Lingam and the Yoni in Kashmir.

It is important to note here  that Jesus advocated monogamy or celibacy (Matthew 19: 11, 12).  If he taught and practiced tantra, it was not a recipe for promiscuity. According to records in Kashmir, Jesus married Maryan in Pahalgam, Kashmir.  They had a son called Jehoiakim, who had a son called Raj Bhishtay, according to an inscription in the temple on Shankriyacarya Hill in Srinagar, Kashmir, dated 3154 Laukika Era, or 78 AD. (Hassnain and Levi, The Fifth Gospel, pp. 247-8)”

 

Please read my post on Jesus in Kashmir.

 

Aramaic inscription from Taxila

As well as the Nathanamavali, there is further evidence that Jesus accepted Shiva as a name for the monotheistic God, while teaching that worship of  the demi-gods is false.  An inscription in Aramaic found in Taxila, Pakistan, describes the foreign carpenter who built the palace of King Gondophares (ruled 25 – 60 AD) from cedar and ivory as a “pious devotee of Rudradeva”. (Hassnain and Levi, The Fifth Gospel, p. 231)   According to records such as the Acts of Thomas, it was St Thomas who built the palace for the king.  Rudradeva was the early Semito-Dravidian name for the monotheistic God, Shiva, in the Indus Valley, before the invasion of the polytheistic Aryans in 1500 BC. In other words, it seems that the inscription is stating that St Thomas was a pious devotee of Rudradeva.

4. Bhavishya Maha Purana

In the Bhavishya Maha Purana, internally dated 115 AD, Jesus gives his name as Ishwara Putram, which translates as The Son of the Lord.   Ishwara has now become in Inda  a name of Shiva.

5. Prajapati as Jesus-figure in Rig Veda.

There is a prophecy about a Jesus-figure  in the Purusha Hymn, the 90th hymn of the 10th book of the Rig Veda, which  may date from around 1800 BC.  Prajapati is the name given, which translates from the Sanskrit as Lord of Created Beings[ii], and in Hinduism represents the God of gods, the God of all creation. “

 

Iswara in Sanskrit means personal God.

 

There is no mention of Iswara Kumara as Christ in the Bhavishya Purana.

 

And where it appears it refers to Kaarthikeya, Subrahmanya.

 

Pathetic attempt to legitimize a Religion which was framed, not founded  three hundred years after the death of Jesus, whose name is not known.

 

At best Christians can say, we follow Vedas in part, period.

 

Citation.

http://ishanathayoga.wordpress.com/2009/06/13/jesus-in-the-rig-veda/

All Religions Are Not The Same

In Hinduism on November 5, 2014 at 00:22

The common refrain of Hindus, especially the species who call themselves as Secular, that all religions are the same.

 

All religions are equal.

 

All religion teaches the same thing.

 

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Hinduism Christianity

 

I am one of the few who maintain in private conversations and in Public including my blogs that it is sheer non sense and it is nothing but hypocrisy or inadequate knowledge of the Religions being talked about.

 

I have been meaning to write on this for quite sometime, but the spark that made me write now is a piece written by Maria Wirth, which was forwarded to me by  Hindu Association,USA.

 

I am reproducing excerpts towards the close of this post.

 

When people talk of all religions being the same, they mean only two,Christianity and Islam.

 

How are these the same as Hinduism?

 

Christianity was framed , not formed by Constantine some three hundred years after the death of Christ.

 

As a matter of record nobody knows the name of Jesus Christ, Jesus meaning son of God,

 

“A typical Jew in Jesus’ time had only one name, sometimes supplemented with the father’s name or the individual’s hometown.[27] Thus, in the New Testament, Jesus is referred to as “Jesus of Nazareth”[g] (Matthew 26:71), “Joseph’s son” (Luke 4:22)

 

“The etymology of Jesus’ name in the context of the New Testament is generally given as “Yahweh is salvation’

 

The word Christ is derived from the Greek Χριστός (Christos), which is a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (Masiah), meaning the “anointed” and usually transliterated into English as “Messiah

 

Christ meaning,

 

Christ (/krst/; ancient Greek: Χριστός, Christós, meaning “anointed”) is a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (Māšîaḥ) and the Syriac ܡܫܝܚܐ (M’shiha), the Messiah, and is used as a title for Jesus in the New Testament”.(wiki)

 

Hinduism was not founded or framed by any one.

 

Its date is unknown, but to get an idea it is commonly agreed, to have some date, that the Vedas were composed around 5000BC

 

Nor does it have a Preacher.

 

Christianity talks about Father, Son and the Holy Ghost.

 

Will some one tell me how many worship the Father?

 

Hinduism has Attributeless Reality,Brahman and has Reality with names and Forms to fecilitate  concentration.

 

Christianity calls people who believe in things, faiths other than Christianity as heathen and it comes these people to Hell.

 

Lord Krishna says in the Bhagavad Gita in the 18th Chapter to Arjuna that though He (Krishna) has taught Arjuna about what Reality is in the Bhagavad Gita, Arjuna is to thin for himself and choose a path that suits him!

Christianity decries Idol worship,but the irony is it worships +!

Hinduism worships many Gods and Goddesses(there are as many Gods and Goddesses as Human dispositions are)

For explanation on these please read my posts filed under Hinduism/Indian Philosophy.

Hinduism does not believe in individual irresponsibility.

One is responsible for his actions.

There is none to bear your Cross(pun intended)

Hinduism does not believe in Religious conversion, while Christianity breathes it.

Christianity believes in salvation  through Christ.

Hinduism speaks more of your effort.

God does not condone your sins, even if the doer is the personification of God Himself.

Hinduism does not ascribe an entity,Satan solely responsible for everything that is presumed to be evil.

In Hinduism everything is God, including what we humans decide and often change what Good is.

Non violence and forbearance is the hall-mark of Hinduism.

Christianity shuns dissensions.

Hinduism does not impose itself on others, the credo of Christianity is to force it down the throat.

Christian Ethics is being spoken as if it is some thing that has not found in Hinduism.

One tenet of Christianity that you should proselytize against one’s Will is enough to wipe off its Ethics.

People say in Christianity all are equal.

Then why separate Churches for the Dalits?

I am not touching the philosophical aspects as it would need at least five or six posts.

I have briefly stated the most salient points here.

In what way then, is Christianity and Hinduism are the same?

 

Post on Hinduism and Islam follows

 

Observations by someone who grew up in the stifling atmosphere of dogmatic Christianity and appreciates the freshness and freedom of undogmatic Hinduism– and wonders why a section of Hindus are so apologetic about their religion when it actually is the best bet for a fulfilling life.

Hindus used to say, “All religions are equal”. They did not want to see that the two biggies, Christianity and Islam, did not agree. Each of those religions claimed for itself, “We alone are the only true religion. Our God is the only true God.” They pitied Hindus that they might actually believe that by stating that all religions are equal, Hinduism would be elevated to their level. Of course, the ‘true religions’ will never allow this.

Now Hindus say, “We respect all religions. We teach it to our children. Our children hear a lot about Christianity and Islam and how good these religions are. We don’t want to offend anyone, so we teach very little about Hinduism and what we teach is only about superficial things, like festivals and customs and not about the deep philosophy and scientific insights which would portray Hinduism in a good light and might irritate other religions.”

Again, Hindus don’t want to see that Christianity and Islam do not respect Hinduism. The clergy of those religions don’t say it into their face, but to their own flock: “Hindus go to hell, if they don’t convert to the true religion. It is their own fault. We have told them about Jesus and his Father or the Prophet and Allah respectively. Still, they are so arrogant and foolish and hold on to their false gods. But God/Allah is great. He will punish them with eternal hellfire.”

In a variation of “We respect all religions” Hindus also say, “All religions teach the human being to be virtuous and good and lead him to God, the creator. Hindus attend Inter Faith Dialogues and try to find the commonalities. Of course these are there. Hindus try to build on them. “Yes, all religions have good points. Yes, all religions have good people.” They keep repeating that all religions teach goodness, as if to convince themselves. However, deep down, Hindus know that this is not honest and lacks intellectual integrity. They know that Christianity and Islam have gone off track by preaching exclusiveness and hate to their flock. Those religions have encouraged persecution of others and brainwashed otherwise kind human beings into fighting for an imaginary god who supposedly hates all those ‘others’ who don’t believe, what they are told to believe. They have left a trail of bloodshed in history. But Hindus choose to ignore it. ‘Why provoke unnecessarily?’ they might feel, still betraying a psyche wounded by thousand years of oppression.

Is it not time that Hindus call a spade a spade? Swami Vivekananda has said that every Hindu who leaves his faith is not one Hindu less but one enemy more. He said this while India was ruled by the British, and Christians and Muslims were encouraged to feel superior to the “idol worshipping Hindu”. Hindus were not in a position to put the record straight, as their own elite put Hinduism down due to a malicious British education policy. Yet today, 66 years after independence, it is about time to tell the world loudly and boldly what Hinduism is about.

Citation.

 

http://mariawirthblog.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/about-calling-a-spade-a-spade/

St. Peter’s Square Vatican Aerial View, Shiva Linga

In Hinduism on July 9, 2014 at 21:13

I posted an article on ‘Vatican Shiva temple?, where I had provided information on the possibly of Vatican being a Shiva temple.

 

Here is some more interesting information on Saint Peter‘s Courtyard in Vatican city’s aerial view, It is that of Shiva Linga!

 

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Vatican City resembles Shiva Lingam, aerial view.

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Vatican City Map.

“Vatican- What’s In A Name The word Vatican has been derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Vatika‘ which means Vedic cultural centres. Such words and a few excavations prove that Vatican was actually a Hindu (Vedic) religious centre before Christianity took roots. A Shiva Linga In Vatican! A Shiva linga was discovered inside the Vatican city during the archaeological excavations. This Shiva linga is exhibited in the Gregorian Etruscan museum of the Vatican city. P.N. Oak‘s Theories Famous historian P.N. Oak has claimed that Christianity and Islam are both derivatives of Hinduism. He also says that the Catholic Vatican, Kaaba and even the Taj Mahal were once Hindu temples dedicated to Shiva. Oak also claims that Christianity was originally a Vedic religion following Krishna and it was originally called Krishna-Neeti or ethics of Krishna. Further he says that even the word ‘Amen’ is derived from ‘Aum’ or ‘Om’ which is the universal cosmic sound.

 

 

Citation.
 http://www.boldsky.com/yoga-spirituality/faith-mysticism/2014/shocking-connection-between-vatican-and-shiva-linga-040911.html

“Uproot Rig Veda” Max Mueller The Fraud’s Quotes

In Hinduism on July 3, 2014 at 17:03

The real Max Mueller reveals himself here.

In the later portion of this post, note how cleverly he mixes up his real iMintentions by praising the Vedas, to lend credibility to his thesis(?)

 

““It (The Rigveda) is the root of their religion and to show them what the root is, I feel sure, is the only way of uprooting all that has sprung from it during the last three thousand years.”-Max Mueller to His wife,in his letter.

English: Photograph of Max Muller as a young man

English: Photograph of Max Muller as a young man (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Max Mueller.

 

Later he also wrote to the Duke of Argyle, the then acting Secretary of State for India:

 

“The ancient religion of India is doomed. And if Christianity does not take its place, whose fault will it be?”

 

The Biblical Creation Theory states that the world was created with all its life forms at 9.00 AM, October 23, 4004 BC.

 

If one goes by the real date of the Rig Veda, arrived at and the establishment of the dates of the Ramayana and Mahabharata being quite ancient , which has been proved and that these dates are real and validated by Astronomical data, it would not suit Christianity.

 

Max Muller it is said was an agent of the British colonial rulerswho was funded by them to write, rewrite and distort the history of Asia so as to establish Christian history as superior to that of the Asians and create an inferiority complex among the Indians by proving to them that their history, traditions, culture, philosophy, religion etc. had no value before the history and culture of Europe.
He originally estimated that the Rig Veda was written around 1200 B.C as a later date could have been in conflict with the Christian beliefs. He also formulated the Aryan Invasion Theory to show that the Vedas and the superior Aryan race came to India from Europe.

Max Muller and other missionaries like Ralph T.H. Griffith, Maurice Bloomsfield, Wilson etc. also tried to learn sanskrit to comprehend the primary Hindu scriptures but landed up distorting them by the application of the Abrahamic template on the Hindu worldview

Moreover due to this distortion and mistranslation of Vedic scriptures rendered by manyindologists in the past, many people including the Hindus today assume that Hinduism consists of blind superstitions, beef eating, horse killing, animal sacrifice, caste system, etc

 

Mr.Boulanger, the editor of Russian edition of The Sacred Books of the East Series, in the context of the commentary/translation of the Vedas by Max Muller, stated:
“What struck me in Max Muller’s translation was a lot of absurdities, obscene passages and a lot of what is not lucid…. As far as I can grab the teaching of the Vedas, it is so sublime that I would look upon it as a crime on my part, if the Russian public becomes acquainted with it through the medium of a confused and distorted translation, thus not deriving for its soul that benefit which this teaching should give to the people”.

The ancient Hindu scriptures- Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, etc. have been preserved in the language of ‘sanskrit’ which today is recognized as the most advanced and scientific language so much so that even scientists are trying to incorporate it into computers to increase the scope of artificial intelligence and give a boost to the field of robotics.

 

Sanskrit is indeed a highly modular language where words change when they are combined.

Importance is hence given to the way the words are pronounced and the way in which it is written.

Any little mistake in the ‘halant or visarga’ alone can change the meaning of the sentence.

The teachings of the Vedas, Upanishads and Gita has thus been preserved and considered universally applicable because of the scientific integrity and consistency of the sanskrit language.

Unlike other literature or the abrahamic religious texts which are updated as the seasons change, the primary Hindu scriptures remain intact delivering the same eternal knowledge which is always nourishing to a scientific and a philosophical mind.

 

 

  • History seems to teach that the whole human race required a gradual education before, in the fullness of time, it could be admitted to the truths of Christianity. All the fallacies of human reason had to be exhausted, before the light of a high truth could meet with ready acceptance. The ancient religions of the world were but the milk of nature, which was in due time to be succeeded by the bread of life…. The religion of Buddha has spread far beyond the limits of the Aryan world, and to our limited vision, it may seem to have retarded the advent of Christianity among a large portion of the human race. But in the sight of Him with whom a thousand years are but as one day, that religion, like the ancient religions of the world, may have but served to prepare the way of Christ, by helping through its very errors to strengthen and to deepen the ineradicable yearning of the human heart after the truth of God.
    • History of Ancient Sanksrit Literature (1860)

When a religion has ceased to produce defenders of the faith, prophets, champions, martyrs, it has ceased to live, in the true sense of the word…

  • The worship of ShivaVishnu, and other popular deities was of the same and in many cases of a more degraded and savage character than the worship of JupiterApollo or Minerva. … A religion may linger on for a long time, it may be accepted by large masses of the people, because it is there, and there is nothing better. But when a religion has ceased to produce defenders of the faith, prophets, champions, martyrs, it has ceased to live, in the true sense of the word; and in that sense the old orthodox Brahmanism has ceased to live for more than a thousand years.
    • Lecture at Westminster Abbey (1873); as quoted in Hinduism : A Religion to Live By (1997) by Nirad C. Chaudhari ISBN 0195640136

If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered over the greatest problems of life… I should point to India.

  • If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered over the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions of some of them which well deserve the attention even of those who have studied Plato and Kant, I should point to India. And if I were to ask myself from what literature we who have been nurtured almost exclusively on the thoughts of Greeks and Romans, and of the Semitic race, the Jewish, may draw the corrective which is most wanted in order to make our inner life more perfect, more comprehensive, more universal, in fact more truly human a life… again I should point to India.
    • India, What Can It Teach Us (1882) Lecture IV
  • They contain, by the side of simple, natural, childish thoughts, many ideas which to us sound decidedly modern, or secondary and tertiary.
    • On the Vedas, in India, What can it teach us (1882) Lecture IV
  • I have declared again and again that if I say Aryans, I mean neither blood nor bones, nor hair nor skull; I mean simply those who speak an Aryan language… in that sense, and in that sense only, do I say that even the blackest Hindus represent an earlier stage of Aryan speech and thought than the fairest Scandinavians… To me an ethnologist who speaks of Aryan race, Aryan blood, Aryan eyes and hair, is as great a sinner as a linguist who speaks of a dolichocephalic dictionary or a brachycephalic grammar.
    • Biographies of Words and the Home of the Aryas (1888)

 

Citation.

http://www.chakranews.com/the-max-muller-syndrome-deceiving-hindus-part-2/1408

 

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Max_M%C3%BCller

 

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