[Advaita-l] On the history of Bharathavarsha
anbesivam2 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 13:55:29 CST 2010
Quote: " First of all, let's be clear that Vidyashankar's effort is not "to
pit one Matam against another" but to understand the truth about Indian
history and you should be ashamed to say such a thing."
What I wrote was nothing contrived but an honest observation and I do not
feel ashamed at all.
I respect your opinion though.
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Jan 2010, Anbu sivam2 wrote:
> You can ignore Dr.Subramanian Swamy's contribution but I cannot
>> ignore that your effort to pit one Matam against another has only
>> contributed to you being used by the same athiest, anti-Hindu,
>> hoards to denigrate our ancient dharma and its institutions and the Gurus.
>> I came across how it is used by a Brahmin baiting gentleman by name Arul
>> Tilak in the following url.
>> Is this a worthy purushaartha on your part?
> I just want to address this bit. First of all, let's be clear that
> Vidyashankar's effort is not "to pit one Matam against another" but to
> understand the truth about Indian history and you should be ashamed to say
> such a thing. It is true that unscrupulous people do twist legitimate
> research for their own agendas. Does that mean we should the same? On the
> contrary such people should be encouraged to use these sources as much as
> possible. Have you heard the proverb "sunlight is the best disinfectant"?
> Marxism is defunct in the West because its false claims about history
> ultimately couldn't stand scrutiny. The so-called "Dravidianism" is just a
> relabled brand of Marxism based on the same bogus theories of history. If
> forced to play by the rules of rational historical inquiry it collapses like
> a house of cards. Sanatana Dharma will not because even if you don't accept
> it on faith, its existence is an undeniable historical truth. But when
> astikas try and play the same game of historical one-upmanship as their
> opponents they do not help their cause but instead deprive themselves of one
> of their biggest weapons.
> I've also had a run in with this person Arul Tilak in the past in another
> forum. I pointed out that for someone who who is anti-brahmana he is
> awfully reliant on the thoughts of Brahmanas and he shut up completely!
> Let me close by once again emphasizing that whatever I may think about the
> events of the past, it in no way lessens my regards for what Kanchi and its
> acharyas are doing _right_now_ for the cause of dharma.
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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