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Ashokas Secret Society Nine Men Unfounded

In Hinduism on August 11, 2014 at 08:34

While we extol the virtue of  India, it harms the cause to credit unique information that is not founded on facts or on sound authority.

 

 

I have been posting information on Sanatana Dharma on the richness of Hinduism, its scientific basis and its far reasearch in nearly all the fields of Knowledge.

 

While I am a firm believer of the Vedas and am, based on authentic texts in original and reputed unbiased translations I am posting articles on the subjects.

 

They are verified and if there are some doubts I voice them, for example on the legend that Lord Narasimha‘s Avatar is in Ahobilam.

 

When I find a seeming contradiction I voice them, as in the mention of Lord Rama in the Vedas.

 

If the information provided me is incorrect, I publish comments which provide this information with authentic sources/links.

 

My desire is that information relating to India, as , in view, has been distorted, be presented from authentic, verified sources, validated by archeology and other scientific methods.

 

At the same time I do not want to present information, which, in my opinion, is not well founded , not based on authentic sources.

 

One such information , I came across , is that Emperor Ashoka founded a Secret Society of Nine Unknown Men in 270 BC, to store and guard higher wisdom and prevent them reaching the public lest it might fall into the wrong hands.

 

The subjects covered are,

 

  1. Propaganda and Psychological warfare
  2. Physiology, including secrets concerning the “touch of death
  3. Microbiology
  4. Alchemy
  5. Communication, including communication with extraterrestrials
  6. Gravity, and anti-gravity devices (Vimanas, the “ancient UFOs of India”)
  7. Cosmology, including hyperspace and time-travel
  8. Light, and a technology capable of modifying the speed of light and
  9. Sociology, including rules predicting the rise and fall of empires.

To me this information seems to be  unauhentic.

 

It is based on a serial in Adventure Magazine,.

 

The Nine Unknown is a 1923 novel by Talbot Mundy. Originally serialised in Adventure magazine,[1] it concerns the “Nine Unknown Men“, a secret society founded by theMauryan Emperor Asoka around 270 BC to preserve and develop knowledge that would be dangerous to humanity if it fell into the wrong hands. The nine unknown men were entrusted with guarding nine books of secret knowledge.’

 

This information does not find  a reference in Hindu Texts.

 

If the information possessed by these Nine men, they should have come to them from the ancient texts.

 

But there is no such reference ..

 

If it relates to the information of these subjects in the ancient texts, I should they that these men were unsuccessful as they are available even now.

 

I am posting articles based on them.

 

I see this crediting of the information to Ashoka and his men as unfounded.

 

Citaion.

http://www.sanskritimagazine.com/history/ashokas-secret-society-of-nine-men/

 

Shiva Installed By Lord Rama Antarvedi Dakshina Kasi

In Hinduism on August 10, 2014 at 18:39

I am aware of the Linga by Sita and the praying of Rama at Rameswaram,after the killing of Ravana in Lanka to be rid of Brahmahathi Dosha, the sin of killing Brahmin-Ravana was a Brahmin.

 

I understand that there is a very ancient temple in East Godavari District where there ia Shiva Temple,where Lord Rama is reported to have installed a Shiva Idol.

 

Antharvadi Temple Gopuram.jpg

Antharvadi Lakshinarasimha SwamyTemple Gopuram.

 

The Churning of the Ocean of Milk ,Samudra Madhanam is believed to have taken place here, according to the Sthala Purana(Temple)

 

* There are some controversies on this.I shall be posting articles on this as also the legend of Lord Narasimha at Ahobilam.

 

The temple is in Antharvadi ,East Godavari District,Andhra Pradesh, India.

 

This is in the place where Vasishta Godvari, a tributary of Godavari meets the Bay of Bengal.

 

The main temple is of Lakshminarasimha Swamy.

 

Antharvadi is known as the second Varanasi, Benares, Dakshina Kasi.

 

The main temple is of Lakshminarasimha Swamy.

 

The temple is called as an island temple because of its confluence. This temple is among the rarities as the main Deity i.e. Lord Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy(one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu) who faces towards West instead of East (usual direction of other temples in India) constructed between the 15th and 16th centuries. This is 32 kshetra of 108 Narashima kshetrams. It is a temple of 5 storeyed Vimana Gopuram. As one enters the temple one can Garuda on one side and Bhaktha Anjaneya on the other side of temple entrance. While approaching “Garbha Gudi” (Sanctum Sanctorum) one can see an adorable “Vatapatra Sayi” (Lord Krishna on a palm leaf) on its roof. The idol is made from a single stone. In the Garbha Gudi, one can have a darshan of the magnificient Lord Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy with his Consort Goddess Lakshmi Devi on his lap.

After the darshan, one has to go around the sanctum, as there are different deities. On the east side of the prakaram(wall), is Goddess Rajyalakshmi and Lord Venkateshwara, to the north side is Bhoodevi and Ranganadha Swamy, to the west side of the prakaram is Santhana Gopala Swamy and Keshava Swamy, and finally to the south side of the prakaram is the Acharyas and Alwars sannidhi(small temples) and Chaturbhuja (four-armed) Anjaneya. Apart from the presiding Deity, Lord Narasimha Swamy, there are also Deities of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. A temple of Neelakanteshwara (Lord Shiva) is also present which is located at the other side, almost nearer to the bank of Godavari, also called, Vasishta Godavari is a must see. This deity was installed by Lord Sri Rama and is said to be worshipped by Brahma himself.

 

Devotees interested in paying a visit to the place may book their accommodation at TTD Choultry, Antarvedi, at nominal rates of Rs 200/- and 600/- for Non A/c and A/c Rooms respectively. They can be contacted through this number:- (08862)259313. Also the Anna Danam programme is conducted every day within the temple premises. Or one can even call the Devasthanam for enquiries/bookings

How to Reach

Antarvedi is 130 Kms from Kakinada and 100 kms from Rajahmundry. One can reach Antarvedi either by train or by road. For those who travel by train one can either board or get down at either Rajahmundry or Narsapur. There are number of buses available from Kakinada and Rajahmundry also. Or one can board a bus at Hyderabad to Razole, whereon they can go to Malkipuram and thereto Antarvedi. Antarvedi can also be reached by boat from Narsapur, which is 112-km south of Rajahmundry

 

Citation.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antarvedi

http://www.inkakinada.com/topstories/antarvedi

Rama’s Ancestor Manu Dravida, Bhagavatha Purana

In Hinduism on August 9, 2014 at 09:53

I have been intrigued when I read about ancient History and Human migration.

Lord Shiva ,Sita and Rama.jpg

Lord Shiva ,Sita and Rama.

 

It is said that a Group moved from the South Eastern portion, near Urals of the USSR to towards the east, south-east ans settled down in the land mass which was later christened as  India.

 

This is the beginning of the Aryan Invasion theory.

 

Another group moved in waves intermittently into Europe.

 

Some people of the first wave from this group settled down in Spain, North Africa.

 

Then came the second wave, people from this group settled down area which are now called Bulgaria, Hungary and Germany.

 

Curious is the fact that the same theory states that these people had driven out or mingled with the people in these areas , like the Gauls, Saxons.

 

My confusion is that if the earlier people had come into Europe only from the east, it is agreed that these waves of migration originated from Asia,how is it one finds people settled in these places already?

 

Similarly, it is also stated that the group which moved into India mingled with people in India, from the Sarasvati/Sindhu delta!

 

Then we have the Dravidas to think about.

 

They seem to have been here for quite some time before the advent of these migrations.

 

How and why?

 

I have been checking up books and the web to find a clue.

 

I searched the Vedas, Puranas and Tamil literature as these are the oldest records of Humanity.

 

Based on the information found in these texts I have been able to find places, Temples in the areas mentioned in them.

 

The Tamils are mentioned in the Vedic and Puranic texts and Tamil mentions extensively the Sanskrit Legends and Language.

 

There is this doubt of mine, if Rama is from the North, how is it he is Dark, Blue Black and Krishna Black?

 

North Indians are of fair complexion.

 

The worship of Skanda is mentioned in the Vedas but not in a very detailed manner.

 

But Tamil Literature calls him the personification of Tamil and is a chief God after Shiva.

 

Shiva is extolled in tamil more than in the Vedas.

 

Vedas speak more of Rudra.

 

Is there any connection?

 

Another thought.

 

Why should the Migration emanate from the Urals?hy not from the areas where people have been living before these migrations that too in an advanced civilization?

 

The there is this unaccountable, based on the present theory,presence of Hindu, Vedic practices, temples and Tamil culture in the Americas, Italy, Polynesia,Middle east.

 

Then we have the history of Lemuria or Kumari Kandam.

 

What if the movement started form the southern areas ,that is from the Tamils?

 

Tamil History records the tsunami, which destroyed lands and Tamil Sangam.

 

One group might have moved towards the North  , to Saraswati River.

 

This can account for the presence of Tamil Brahmi scripts and the artifacts relating to the burial o the Dead, mention of Tamil Kings , Lands in the Ramayana Mahabharata and Puranas.

 

Another group moved into Europe by the sea ‘ spreading as far as Sumeria, and even the Maya Kingdom.

 

I shall be posting on these.

 

In the mean while I found a sloka in the Bhaghavatham which states that Satyavata Manu, the ancestor of Lord Rama was a Dravidian.

 

“Yo ‘sau satyavrato nāma, rājarṣir draviḍeśvaraḥ

Jñānaḿ yo ‘tīta-kalpānte, lebhe puruṣa-sevayā

Sa vai vivasvataḥ putro, manur āsīd iti śrutam

Tvattas tasya sutāḥ proktā, ikṣvāku-pramukhā”

-Srimad Bhagavatham 9.1.2-3

yaḥ asau — he who was known;

satyavrataḥ — Satyavrata;

nāma — by the name;

rāja-ṛṣiḥ — the saintly king;

draviḍa-īśvaraḥ — the ruler (lord, master) of the Draviḍa countries;

jñānam — knowledge

; yaḥ — one who;

atīta-kalpa-ante — at the end of the last kalpa,

lebhe — received;

puruṣa-sevayā — by rendering service to the Purusha;

saḥ — he;

vai — indeed;

vivasvataḥ — of Vivasvān;

putraḥ — son;

manuḥ āsīt — was  the Vaivasvata Manu;

iti — thus;

śrutam — I have already heard;

tvattaḥ — from you;

tasya — his;

sutāḥ — sons;

proktāḥ — have been explained;

ikṣvāku-pramukhāḥ — headed by Ikṣvāku;

nṛpāḥ — many kings.

That saintly king and ruler (king) of the Dravida Countries who was known by the name of Satyavrata, at the end of the last kalpa (before the Pralaya) .. received knowledge by service to The Purusha, he indeed was Vaivaswata Manu, the son of Vivaswan, his sons have been proclaimed as the kings, famous as the Ikshvakus.

 

sloka Citation.

 

http://ancientindians.wordpress.com/2009/12/13/sri-ramas-ancestor-vaivasvata-manu-was-a-dravidian-king-srimad-bhagavatam/

Rig Veda Composed In Russia?

In Hinduism on August 6, 2014 at 23:21

I have come across information that the Rig Veda was composed in Russia!

 

Dr. Weer Rajendra Rishi (1917 – 2002) was a well-known Indian linguist.

 

Vishnu Idol in Russia.jpg

Vishnu Idol. The idol found in Staraya (old) Maina village dates back to VII-X century AD. Staraya Maina village in Ulyanovsk region was a highly populated city 1700 years ago, much older than Kiev, so far believed to be the mother of all Russian cities. Image credit.http://bharatuntoldstory.tumblr.com/post/76958321892/evidence-of-ancient-worldwide-vedic-civilization.

 

He was fluent in Russian and worked in the Indian Embassy in Moscow between 1950—1952.

 

Dr. Rishi was the author of (1) Russian-Hindi Dictionary (foreword by the late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru), (2) Russian Grammar in Hindi, (3) Russian Folklore in Hindi (4) Hindi translation of Pushkin’s poem ‘Gypsy‘, (5) Marriages of the Orient, (6) Roma—The Punjabi Emigrants in Europe, the USSR, the Americas etc. (7) Romani-Punjabi-English Conversation Book, (8)Romani-Punjabi-English Dictionary and (9) Multi-Lingual Romani Dictionary (Romani Hindi English French Russian.

 

One of his last works was a book India & Russia – Linguistic & Cultural Affinity.

 

He took voluntary retirement from the Indian Foreign Service in 1973.

 

He was awarded the  Padmasri , High Honour by the President of India in 1973.

 

He states that the Folklore of Russia resembles Sanskrit when sung.

 

He observes..

 

 

 

Professor Smirnov (1892—
1967), the reputed Sanskritologist of the Soviet Union has trans­
lated Mahäbhärata into Russian in this type of verse. Professor
Smirnow had with him a recording of an extract from the
Mahäbhärata read in Sanskrit original by Professor Nirmal
Chandra Maitra of India to the accompaniment of Indian
instruments. When after playing the recording of the Sanskrit
version, Professor Smirnov read his Russian translation, the
enchanting melody of the rhythm was found to be very much
like that of the Sanskrit original as read by Professor Nirmal
Chandra Maitra and sounded in unison”

 

He further analyses the Grammar, Phonetics and style of Sanskrit and Russian and points very close affinity.

 

I have provided a Link towards end of this post.

 

I am also providing a list of Russian words that bear a striking resemblance to Sanskrit.

 

In the meanwhile I read a Book where the author, a Scholar in Sanskrit, Tatyana Elizarenkova in her Book ‘Language and Style of the Vedic Rsis’ states that the Rig Veda was written in Russia!

This is based on the language construction, Grammar and the affinity between Sanskrit and Russian.

Based on a Study of Indo-European Languages and cross checking with other scholars of the West who knew Sanskrit she seemed to have arrived at the conclusion.

 

My knowledge of Sanskrit , Vedas and Puranas is limited to the extent that the area which is called Russia was a part of Vedic India and the names of Rivers

 

Mountains ,places have a striking resemblance to Sanskrit, from Kabul onwards.

 

However I have been able to unearth information on a single locale in Russia where there is evidence of Vedic influence.

 

Beyond it I have not been able to get any further information.

 

Readers may contribute.

 

Now to the affinity between Sanskrit and Russian.

 

This interesting information I reposted from borissof blog.

The list of cognate verbs:

Meaning Rus.                  Russian             Sanskrit                Meaning Skr.

to argue, to slander vad – vadit vad – vadati वद्-वदति to confer or dispute about; to contend, quarrel
to ask pros – prosit prach – prachhati प्रछ् – पृच्छति to ask, to question, interrogate
to ask various questions, make various inquiries vɨspra – vɨsprašivaet viprach – viprcchati विप्रछ – विपृच्छति to ask various questions, make various inquiries
to bake, cook peč – pečyot pас – pacati पच् – पचति to cook, bake, roast, boil
to bark lay – laet rai – rayati रै – रैयति to bark
to be, exist bɨ – budet bhū – bhavati भू – भ्वति to become, be
to beat, hit tuz – tuzit tuj – tojayati तुज् – तोजयति to hurt
to burn, to shine gor – gorit ghṛ – ghаrati घृ  – घरति to shine, burn
to caress, fondle, comfort las – laskaet las – lasāti लस् – लसति to play, sport, frolic; to embrace
to cart, transport, carry, draw voz – vozit vah – vahati वह –  वहति to carry, transport, convey
to catch lov – lovit labh – labhate लभ् – लभते to take, seize, catch
to coddle, pumper; to cherish, foster lel – lelyeet lal – lālayati लल् – लालयति to  caress, fondle, foster, cherish
to continue to do smth.., to linger on; to delay; to entertain bav – bаvit bhū – bhavayati भू – भावयति exist, be found, live, stay, abide, happen, occur; to cause to be or become; to cherish, foster
to cough kasl – kaslyaet kās – kāsate कास्कासते to cough
to dawn svet – svetaet śvit –śvetate श्वित् – श्वेतते to be bright or white
to die , decease mer – mryot mṛ – marati मृ – मरति to die, decease
to drink pi – p’yot pī – piyate पी – पीयते to drink
to dry, desiccate suš – sušit śuṣ – śuṣyati शुष् – शुषति to dry, become dry or withered
to exterminate, to make to die mor – morit mṛ – mārayati मृ –  मारयति to cause to die, kill, slay
to fall pad – padyot pad – padyate पद् – पद्यते to fall
to fart perd – perdit pard – pardati पर्द् –  पर्दति to break wind downwards
to fear, be afraid boya – boitsya bhyas – bhyasate भ्यस् – भ्य्सते to fear, be afraid, tremble
to give away otda – otdayot uddā – uddadāti उद्दा – उद्ददाति to give away
to give out, to distribute vɨd – vɨdayot vidā – vidadāti विदा – विददाति to give out, distribute, grant
to give to drink po – poit pa – pāyayati पा – पाययति to cause to drink, give to drink, water (horses or cattle)
to go, walk i – idyot iṭ – eṭati इट् – एटति to go
to happen, to be present, to frequent bɨv – bɨvaet bhū – bhavati भू – भ्वति to happen, occur
to knead mes – mesit miśr – miśrayati मिश्र् – मिश्रयति to mix, mingle, blend, combine
to know zna – znaet jña – jānāti ज्ञ – जानति to know, have knowledge
to lick liz – ližet lih – lihati लिह् – लिहति to lick
to lick out vɨliz – vɨlivaet vilih – vilelihat विलिह् – विलेलिहत् to lick continually or repeatedly
to live, dwell živ – živaet jīv – jīvati जीव् – जीवाति to live, be or remain alive
to lock; to hide (dial.) ver – veraet vṛ – varati वृ – वरति to cove, screen, veil, conceal, hide, surround, obstruct, to close (a door)
to love, like lyub – lyubit lubh – lubhati लुभ् – लुभति to desire greatly or eagerly, long for, be interested in
to make come back, turn around vorot – vorotit vṛt – vartayati वृत् – वर्तयति to cause to turn or revolve
to make warm, to melt top – topit tap – tapati तप् –  तपति to make hot or warm
to measure mer – merit mi – miroti मि –  मिरोति to measure, meter, out, mark
to milk do – doit dhe –  dhayati धे – धयति to suck, drink
to overturn, pull down, to drag down val – valit val – valiti वल् – वलति to turn, turn round
to peel, to shell vɨlup – vɨlupit vilup – vilumpati विलुप् – विलुम्पति to tear or break off or to pieces, wound, lacerate pull out or up; to tear away
to praise slav – slavit śram – śramyati श्रम् – श्राम्यति sound, shout, loud praise
to pull, stretch tyan – tyanet tan – tanoti तन् –  तनोति to stretch (a cord), extend
to push away, to cast (an arrow etc.); to flow or run quickly (usually down), to fall down ri – rinet rī – riṇāti री – रीणाति to release, set free, let go
to revolve, rotate vert – vertit vṛt – vartate वृत् – वर्तते to turn, turn round, revolve, roll
to roar, bellow, howl rev – revyot ru – ravīti रु – रवीति to roar, bellow, howl, yelp, cry aloud
to roll, turn around val – valyaet val – valate वल् – वलते to turn, turn round
to see; to know how to do smth.. vid – vidit vid – vidati विद् – विदति to notice,  observe; to know, understand, perceive, learn, become or be acquainted with, be conscious of
to seek, search; to wish isk – iščet iṣ –  icchati; eṣati इष् – इच्छति; एषति to seek, search; to desire, wish, long for, request
to sell proda – prodast pradā – pradatte प्रदा – प्रदत्ते to give away, give, offer, sell
to separate (off), to detach oddel – oddelyaet uddal – uddalati उद्दल् –  उद्दलति to split away, break away
to shake tryas – tryasyot tras –  trasyati त्रस् – त्रस्यति to tremble
to shine, glitter bles – bleščet bhlāś – bhlāśate भ्लाश् – भ्लाशते to shine, beam, glitter
to sit sid – sidit sad – sīdati सद् – सीदति to sit upon or in or at smth.
to sleep spa – spit svap – svapiti स्वप् – स्वपिति to sleep,  fall asleep
to sob rɨd – rɨdaet rud – rodati रुद् – रोदिति to weep, cry, howl, roar, lament, wail
to squeeze, pinch klešč – kleščit kliś – kliśnati क्लिश् – क्लिश्नाति to torment, cause pain
to stay awake bde – bdit budh – budhyati बुध् – बुधय्ति to be awake
to stick (to), to  adhere (to) lip – lipnet lip – limpyati लिप् – लिम्पयति to be smeared; to be attached to, to stick, to adhere
to stick, to mould, model lep – lepit lip – lepayati लिप् – लेपयति the act of smearing, daubing, anointing, plastering
to stretch out, extend, to draw out, extract vɨtyan – vɨtyanet vitan – vitanute वितन् – वितनुते to spread out, to stretch, extend,  to unfold, display, exhibit, manifest
to survive vɨživ – vɨživaet vijīv – vijīvati विजीव् – विजीवति to revive, return to life
to sweeten slad – sladit svad – svadati स्वद् –  स्वदते to make sweet or pleasant or agreeable
to swim, float plavat’; plav – plavaet plu – plavate प्लु – प्लवते to float, swim
to take bra – beryot bhṛ – bharati भृ – भरति to hold, possess, have, keep
to think, imagine mni – mnit mna – manate म्ना – मनति to think, believe, imagine
to torture pɨt – pɨtaet piṭh – peṭhati पिठ् – पेठति to inflict or feel pain
to touch kas – kasaet kaṣ – kaṣati कष् – कषति to  test, try; to rub
to turn away vɨver – vɨvernet vivṛti – vivartate विवृत् – विवर्तते to turn back or away
to turn back, to come back vert – vertaet vṛt – vartate वृत् – वर्तते to turn, turn round
to twirl, to turn round and round vert – vertit vrt – vartayati वृत् – वर्तयति to cause to turn or revolve
to wake up bud – budit budh – budhyate बुध् – बुध्यते to wake up
to have sexual intercourse yeb – yebyot yabh – yabhati यभ्- यभति to have sexual intercourse
to wish, want vol – volit vṛ – vṛṇoti; varayati वृ – वरति; वरयति to choose, select, choose for one’s self, choose as; to like, love well

 

Citation.

http://vedic.su/Vedic/tur/IndiaRussia_Rishi_OCR.pdf

http://books.google.es/books?id=j-B0Y-IwTQAC&dq=Tatyana+Elizarenkova&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=0PFOLcs-MI&sig=WBgXZxIMRdK2USOWuVs7N8aGzNQ&hl=en&ei=PfUQS4fQM4il4QbLl5CbBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CA0Q6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false

http://1000petals.wordpress.com/2013/08/18/amazing-affinity-of-russian-and-sanskrit/

Where Is The Reference To The Bible

In Hinduism on August 6, 2014 at 18:03

India and Hinsuim is pilloried for its tardiness in maintaing its History.

 

There  are no historical references, no continuity in Indian History nor any official crdible History.

 

This is the view among most of the Indians, that most of Indian History is a fable.

 

The west is not far from holding this view.

 

Is this a Fact?

 

Let us look at some facts.

 

1.References of Hindu Epics and The Veda are found in the literature that existed in the corresponding period where/when they came  into existence.

 

I have not used the term written as the Vedas, it is believed were not written and they were transmitted orally over Five Thousand Years.

 

 

The Mahabharata refers to the Ramayana.

 

 

The Puranas refer to both Ramayana and the Bible, not to speak of the Vedas.

 

All the literary works in India refer to the Vedas, Ramayana and the Mahabharata.

 

These are works belonging to the years before Christ.

 

2.Post Christ Era.

 

All the works in India refer to all of these at least in the two languages I know, Sanskrit and Tamil, of these Tamil is at least 500 year old.

 

Tamil works of the Sangam period which are t least 500 years older than the Bible quotes the Hindu Epics and the Vedas.

 

Old Testament.jpg

Old Testament.

 

One of the major tools in determing the existence of a Literay work or event is the cross refernce in the  Text, refernce to it by works of the same period

and its refernce to it at least in the earliest succeeding work.

 

Hinduism fulfills these tests.

 

What about the Bible?

 

Bible is taken so seriously that people have fixed even time scale on Christ!

 

Has the Bible been referred to in the works of the same period or in the period immediately succeeding it?

 

I do not seem to find it anywhere.

 

Excepting Bible refrences in the non Cannonical texts of the Bible.

 

All the cannonical texts are taken as  a part of the Bible.

 

This is like Ramayana proving Ramyana in itself!-by taliking about it in The Ramayana.

 

And the Hebrew Bible called Hebrew Bible, also known as the Tanakh by Jews, is the earliest refernce to The Bible.

 

And the Tanakh is dated at  2 Century BC, that is 200 Years before Christ!

 

4.

“Perhaps the most obvious way that the Bible has inspired writers can be seen in the ways that works of literature actually retell stories found in the Bible. John Milton’s Paradise Lost, for example, retells the biblical fall of man in a long, epic poem, including Satan’s rebellion against God and Adam and Eve’s expulsion from Eden.

Similarly, John Steinbeck‘s East of Eden is roughly structured around the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Another example can be seen in C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Following the biblical story of God as the all-powerful savior, Lewis uses the Bible to create parts of his plot,   by especially with the return of King Aslan, which parallels Jesus’s return.

Other writers take images in the Bible and expand on them or use them as a setting, such as Dante, who used the Bible’s description of the afterlife to create an epic 3-volume poem that explores Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven, titled the Divine Comedy.”

 

 

And Dante’s period is  1265–1321 !, full 1200 Years after Christ.

 

Why there is no reference to The Bible at all in the earlier works between the Bible and the Divine Comedy?

 

 

Perhaps there was no literature!

 

3.The Bible should have been referred to corresponding literature of the same period.

 

I do not find any reference at all.

 

Now which History is credible?

 

Hinduism where Rama’s and Krishna’s dates have been proved,places mentioned have been identified, refernces to them are found every where in Indian Literature,in Japan,Cambodia, Laos,Lanka, Russia, Italy,Americas,and Africa or

 

The Bible and the western History?

 

 

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