Dates of Indian astronomy Texts
-Arun Kumar Upadhyay, Cuttack, (M) 9437034172 1. Reasons of error (1) Racial superiority war- After colonial rule of Europeans, only research in history is to show racial superiority of Greeko-Roman civilization whose successors were these countries-Britain, France etc. (2) Biblical date of creation-(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Ussher)-James Ussher (sometimes spelled Usher) (4 January 1581 – 21 March 1656) was Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland between 1625–56. He was a prolific scholar, who most famously published a chronology that purported to establish the time and date of the creation as the night preceding Sunday, 23 October 4004 BC, according to the proleptic Julian calendar. Till today, history of world is being fitted after that, though it is well known that earth was created about 4.5 billions years ago and current human species is at least 1.5 million years old. (3) Deliberate post dating of Indian history-Declared aim of Boden chair at Oxford University in 1831 was to destroy Vedic culture so that Indians can be shown light of Christianity. For that, many distortions were done-(1) All kings who started a calendar were declared fictitious, though there are voluminous records of them. (2) Everything in Vedas or old literature was declared to be works f illiterates by persons who themselves were ignorant of those subjects. (3) All Indian texts are considered false. Though entire old history is solely from purāṇas, their chronology is arbitrarily changed. Only Indus valley inscriptions are considered authentic though they have not been read till today. (4) Change of texts and dates-12 examples of British forgery are given below--(1) All quotes from Megasthenes are totally false and opposite to his writings. Palibothri was a town on bank of Yamunā, downstream from Delhi having pillar (Kutub-minar), but it was called Patna. He has described army of Āndhra kings as he had come after them in rule of their servants (Āndhra-Bhṛtya) called Guptas. But he was tagged with Maurya Chandragupta of 1534 BC. He has written as all Greek writers have that India is only country where all people are indigenous. As India was self sufficient in food, it did not colonize any country since 15,000 years (the years omitted, replaced by ‘never’). Then, the first attack was 154 generations before Chandragupta-1 in 6777 BC. At least from that time, Indian history was continuous. But Vedic culture was started with Aryan migration to India in 1500 BC about which no Greek had ever heard in 700-500 BC. (2) Pargiter changed the word 1500 to 1050 years as gap from Parīkśita to Nanda- यावत् परीक्षितो जन्म यावत् नन्दाभिषेचनम् । तावत् वर्ष सहस्रं च ज्ञेयं पञ्चशतोत्तरम् ॥ (विष्णु पुराण, ४/२४/१०४) I.e. 1500 years passed from birth of Parīkśita to coronation of Nanda. Here पञ्चशतोत्तरम् (+500) was changed to पञ्चाशतोत्तरम् (+50). (3) George Buhler fond out the verse of Rājatarangiṇī about start of Laukika era from death of Yudhiṣṭhira in Kali year 25, then omitted it in printed version and claimed it to be his research by changing the verse. Two verses were inserted to shift date of Mahābhārata by 690 years. कलैर्गतैर्सायक नेत्र (२५) वर्षैः युधिष्ठिराद्यास्त्रिदिवं प्रयाताः । I.e Yudhiṣṭhira etc. went to heavens when 25 years passed in Kali. This was changed to कलैर्गतैर्सायक नेत्रवर्षैः सप्तर्षिवर्यास्त्रिदिवं प्रयाताः । This means that in Kali year 25 Saptarṣis went to heavens. This is meaningless as Saptarṣis are always in sky. That was only to facilitate manipulation. (4) Col James Todd broke all inscriptions of Rajsthan kings as none fitted his theory of their Hūṇa or Śaka origin. One of his destruction of Rāṇa Kumbhā’s plate of Kumbhalgarh was detected by G.N. Sharma from Kumbhā’s introduction to his commentary on Gīta-govinda (Indian History Congress, 1951, quoted by Kota Venkatachalam in...
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