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  1. Swastika and Star of David in a Hindu temple

    Swastika and Star of David in a Hindu temple

    Swastika and Star of David in a Hindu temple
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    The real history of Hindu Kush aka Hindu Slaugther

    Source: Kashmir Herald Francois Gautier The massacre of six million Jews by Hitler and the persecution they suffered all over the world in the last 15 centuries has been meticulously recorded after 1945 and has been enshrined not only in history books, but also in Holocaust museums, the most...
  3. throughthepastdarkly

    What are Hindu values?

    What are the prevailing Hindu values observable and practiced in India today, that differentiate it from other civilizations such as Islamic and Confucian civilizations?
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    Hindu persecution of Buddhists and other nastikas

    Ashoka killed 18,000 Ajivikas (followers of an atheist, nastika school): "Ashokavadana mentions two incidents of Ashoka turning towards violence after adopting Buddhism. In one instance, a non-Buddhist in Pundravardhana drew a picture showing the Buddha bowing at the feet of Nirgrantha...
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    How come Hindu India never chronicled history adequately?

    Hindu India has a problem with historiography and chronicling of historical events. 90% of historical material from India is from Buddhists, and foreign sources such as the Greeks, Persians, Muslims, and British. The 10% are the epics, Puranas, and Vedas. Aside from that, we rely on events told...
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    How often did Hindu kings plunder Hindu temples?

    It is a common belief in modern India that Muslim rulers were notorious iconoclasts. However, there were several incidents in Indian history where we see Hindu kings, particularly south Indian kings, plunder Hindu temples. For example, Kulothunga Chola I and II were Shaivas who persecuted...
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    Did Hindu kings ever massacre Muslim civilians?

    It's a well known fact that the Delhi Sultanates and Mughal Emperors routinely massacred Hindu civilians after a town had been conquered. It was their Standard Operating Procedure. For example, Akbar's slaughter of 30,000 Rajput men, women, and children in the Chittoor fort after seizing it...
  8. Azad67

    Hindu Shahi kings were not Janjua Rajputs of Punjab

    The 19th century British author Alexander Cunningham was the first one who conjectured that Hindu Shahis were Janjua Rajputs. After his his work, Janjuas made the claim that Hindu Shahi kings were from their tribe. Some authors utilized Alexander Cunningham's work without any proper...
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    Original Hindu deities

    When, and where, was Hinduism born? What are the oldest Hindu deities which we know about? Are some of them of non-Aryan origin? Was there originally just ONE female divinity or principle, called Devi? Do you think that the religion of the Indus Valley Civilization might have included...
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    Origin of Hindu Zoroastrian worshiping at Baku Ateshgah

    What is the history of Baku Ateshgah, there are Devanagari inscription dedicated to Hindu gods. Also, there are inscription in Persian. Since the writing system is in Devanagari it can't be older than 1000 years.
  11. Azad67

    Bajirao the great Hindu nationalist — That’s only in the movies

    By Aakar Patel I think I’ll write about Bajirao Mastani today. I have not seen the movie, nor do I intend to (only one Gujarati makes the cut as director of watchable pap and that is neither Sanjay Leela Bhansali nor Sajid Nadiadwala, but Manmohan Desai, a true master). However, I...
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    Hindu Customs and Traditions

    Hindu religion is one of the world's oldest religions. But many people don't know about the full history of Hinduism. They even don't have any idea about the customs, values and traditions of Hindu culture. Nav Hindu is your one stop destination which gives you the full description about Hindu...
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    Eastern Statue

    If anyone could please identify a statue my girlfriend brought home. Please forgive me if this is an obvious answer, i have my guesses but i really want to know for sure. Any help would be appreciated. Cheers -Swayz-
  14. Aupmanyav

    "Hindu" in Yashta VIII

    Verse 32. "And the bright and glorious Tishtrya rises up from the sea Vouru-Kasha, O Spitama Zarathushtra! the bright and glorious Satavaesa rises up from the sea Vouru-Kasha; and vapours rise up above Mount Us-Hindu, that stands in the middle of the sea Vouru-Kasha." AVESTA: KHORDA AVESTA...
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    What is the Hindu culture of Awadh

    Because the place is still a Hindu majority. I wonder what goes into the Hindu cultural consciousness of the Awadh what was called Arbar in the pre Islamic era.
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    Large Hindu Minority in Pakistan and north India.

    According to this map, both Sindh and Punjab had large Hindu minority from 25% to 5% in 1910 even after continuous islamic rule since Arab Conquest. can somebody tell me why both regions had large hindu population even after moretn 1500 years of Islamic rule ? and why Muslims were over 75%...
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    Origin of Hindu Shahis and Kabul Shahis

    What is the origin of Hindu Shahis and Kabul Shahis, how were they related and what happened to them after their decline?
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    why did indian kings struggle to create a centralizing bureaucracy

    I mean pre Islamic kingdoms like guptas, mauryas, satvahanas, cholas, the three tripartite powers, harsha etc. Who ruled large land areas not manage to create a centralized bureaucracy. This could have been achieved easily by adopting the priestly, vaishya classes and creating a common code and...
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    History of military tactics deployed by pre Islamic Hindu kingdoms

    I would like to know more about military tactics and strategies and manuveres utilized during wars by Indian subcontinental kingdoms before Muslim rule? What kind of methods they deployed? How was chain of command and division of responsibilities etc.? Is there any good book on Indian military...
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    Hindu Kings who inflicted huge defeats on Central Asian kingdoms

    Hindu kings who had the best win/loss record and those who inflicted massive and destructive defeats on Central Asian Turkic invaders? What advantages did they have in terms of tactics, weaponry, personnel, technology etc. that helped them achieve this? I am talking about two separate issues...