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The Real History of India – Part 5: IVC Religion & the Proto-Trinity

TweetProlog: When I started on this journey, i first looked at the Aryan Invasion Theory debates and had come across the Kurgan Hypothesis from Marija Gimbutas, a brilliant Anthropologist from Lithuania. As you know, i later switched strategies to look at the entire Neolithic plate and its mother goddess religion. Over the past few weeks, […]

The Real History of India – Part 4: A new IVC Symbology for better decipherment

TweetUpdated Feb 16, 2008: Priya Raju suggested 2 more dimensions – food and attire to the framework. I have added them below. Prolog: I pointed to a seal in my previous post with a link to Parpola’s interpretation. He interpreted the lower part brilliantly as the Seven Sisters (Sapta Kannika) which is the “Pleaides”. And […]

The Real History of India – Part 3: Neolithic Supply Chain

TweetUpdated¬† Feb 12, 2008: Ganesh and Karthik have raised excellent questions on methodology.¬† I had included a segment on the methodology I used. You would have seen that part if you had read my post on Sunday. Later I took it out because the post was already way too long. Here is the methodology I […]

The Real History of India Part 2 – Anthropological Plate Tectonics?

TweetThe Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) has always fascinated me. One of the main reasons why it is so fascinating is because all other neighboring areas in the Indian subcontinent were far less advanced. In other words, while the IVC had some fantastic features like the Great Bath, Manhattan-like street topology, covered sewers, complex weights and […]

The Real History of India Part 1 – The Gond-Australian Aborigine Connection?

TweetUpdated Feb 16,2008: JK from Varnam.org has included this post in their history carnival. Thanks JK. We are honored. Updated Feb 2, 2008: This post has been Desipundited. Thanks a lot Patrix. Updated Jan 30, 2008: Thanks everyone for the great discussion. Ganesh, Karthik and Senthil raised some important points on genetics. Based on some […]