Logo
  Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Sign-In  |  Sign-Up  |  Contact Us  |  Bookmark 

Common Ancestry   
From: http://www.hindu.com/2000/10/11/stories/05111305.htm

a few years ago a Russian orientalist by name Prof. Ribakov from Moscow went to Kanchi to have the darshan and receive the blessings of the late Kanchi Paramacharya. The Paramacharya asked the Russian professor: ``Does not the northernmost part of Russia have more Sanskrit content in the language?'' The professor was stunned. This scholar, who came to ask questions, shed tears of joy at the very sight of the Paramacharya and was dumbfounded at the depth of his scholarship. The Paramacharya further explained to the Russian that Russia was called `Rishi Varsha' in ancient Indian geography, because it was the land where our Rishis like sage Yagnavalkya had their conference on the Vedas. This could further be corroborated by the fact that some women in the northernmost point of Russia have names like Lopamudrova, which is stunningly close to Lopamudra, wife of sage Agastya.

It may be recalled that during the Sankalpa (a solemn vow to perform an observance) at the time of Pooja, we frequently use the term Jambu Dweepa. This term actually means the entire region covering Asia and Europe, as is evidenced from descriptions in Puranic geography. Even today I understand that in the USSR while writing the postal address, the name of the country is written first and then followed by such specifications as the city, town, area, street number, etc., in that sequence. This is an ancient Hindu tradition which we follow even today during our daily Sankalpa in Pujas


Post Response 
1  |
Related Forums   
US attacking democratic country of Pak...
President George W. Bush secretly approved orders in July that for the first time allow U.S. special forces to carry ...
The traitors should be executed without delay..
Kosovo is Serbia!!! we have to come together and show the whole world that we do not acknowledge the creation of a ...
Deception and cover-up in massive Indian cult
For those interested in the topic of massive deception and cover-up, one may look at pictures of people killed in the ...
Russia is for Putin
Today's elections proved that majority of Russians are for Putin and if you tell me that elections were rigged, I doubt ...
McCain adviser paid by Georgian
Here is why McCain is so upset about situation in Georgia ...
russia weakened
There's no doubt about it that Russia has been weakened for deliberate purposes by the United States and Israel. Over ...
More
Post Your Response
Your Name:*
LoginRegister
Subject:*
Type Message:*