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When we observe the Vedic hymns where people literally tell their address to God ‘Jambu Dwepe, Bharata Varshe Bharata Khande Meru Dakshina Digbhage, Esanya Madyhapradeshe…’ has a significant code of how far the land existed. India is not limited to a particular region as people were taught at schools about the extent of Bharata Varsha. The particular Indian peninsula we live in is called Jambu Dweepa. Then what about the others?

The lands that live by the ancient culture that followed the path of the God Within were termed as kingdoms of Bharata Khanda. It includes Scotland, Serbia, Greece, Egypt, Arabia, Persia, Sumeria, Assyria, Afghanistan and in the East, Sumatra, Indonesia and Australia. Did you know that Australia was inhabited by ancient people of Aboriginals, suppressed by the colonials? There were nine realms of land that belonged to the same culture.

When we observe the pattern of defence established by the cultures around the world after the Roman Invasion, there were similar movements in various countries. In India, Sage Jambu trained four of his disciples, namely, Solanki, Chauhan, Pallava and Pratihara, later became rulers in this land where it happened to preserve the ancient knowledge. When we observe, the lineage continues as Kakatiyas were the chieftains of Chalukyas (Solankis). Then the Vijayanagar Empire and the Reddy Kingdom, both came from the foundations laid by Prathaparudra II.

The very same culture can be seen In Sumeria and Egypt. The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt followed the same culture while the later Pharaohs went under Roman influence. The Same got true with the land of Sumeria. Their history clearly documents a great conflict of 10 Kings and here we call that as Dasarajna Battle. It might not be fair to say that India is the place of origin of all the culture, but rather fair to agree that India is one of the remaining lands to preserve the ancient culture as a living tradition. 

-Viswanath Venkat Dasari.

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