THE ‘ARYANS’ AND HINDU NA­TION­AL­ISM

India Today - - RAKHIGARHI -

The Ger­man Ori­en­tal­ist Max Müller sug­gested that an Aryanspeak­ing pop­u­la­tion in­tro­duced San­skritic lan­guage and cul­ture to an­cient In­dia Dayananda Saraswati, founder of the Arya Sa­maj, ar­gued that the ‘Aryas came to this coun­try from Ti­bet shortly after the dawn of cre­ation’ Bal Gan­gad­har Ti­lak ar­gued that the Aryans mi­grated to In­dia from the Arc­tic cir­cle in 8000 BC RSS leader ‘Gu­ruji’ Gol­walkar

sug­gested that Ti­lak was right about the Arc­tic ori­gin of the Aryans, but that the North Pole was in In­dia at the time Swami Vivekanand ar­gued that the Aryans came from In­dia and that an­cient In­dia in­cluded Afghanista­n Sri Aurobindo be­lieved that Dra­vid­ian lan­guages were closely re­lated to San­skrit

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