By Durgadas, Ved Kovid, AYT
(c) Durgadas (Rodney) Lingham.
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The Veil of the World:
Spiritual groups created their veil of non confrontation of the truth – Mara of the Buddhists and Satan of the Christians. While this may appear childish in the beginning, there was a reason for such, which reveals the true nature of these doctrines and their effect upon the human psyche as also logic and reason!
To Buddhists however they defied the world which must be evil and wicked, thus able to implement their own social-engineering in the form of anti-Brahmanism and pseudo-sciences imparted to the world in pasteurised and socialist form via Nalanda, Takshashila and via trade routes as monks.
The Buddhistic influence upon even early Christianity cannot be denied.
Today it takes the form of closet-practitioners of Ayurveda who are on raw, juiced, vegan, vegetarian, paleo and other fad diets opposed to the Ayurvedic model. What face does that paint to patients? What do the New-Age movements mean and whence have they actually arisen and for what purpose historically?
Here we begin to question many things, especially the veil of Christianity which presents itself as a religion of love and peace (as it’s younger daughter, Islam), but deep down behind that veil lies an ugly truth that man wishes to avoid and rather not face, as the truth hurts and penetrates too deeply!
It’s the same with Buddhism. Early Buddhist Kings were ruthless dictators that later took up Jainism and Buddhism to be seen as holy men. Chandragupta Maurya did this – after his various conquests of India, moving south and converting to Jainism. His grandson, Ashoka later converted to Buddhism. Later we find this with Caesar and Constantine the Great which morphed into Jesus’ myth.
While many have been quick to connect Shankaracharya’s views with Buddhist, his maya (illusory power) and mithya (falsehood) of the world implied the social substratum that was insidious, not the phsyical manifestation which, on a metaphysical level simply obscured the Self that projected it, but wasn’t itself unreal or an illusion per se!
Here Shankaracharya a shows us the real problem – the social infrastructure in which we live that appears as one thing but deep down is the shadow of another. The Buddhists appeared holy and non-violent but also created a web of lies and violence against Brahmins and Hindus, yet having their own superstitious equivalents.
While Shankaracharya and others sought to reform this society, by the time of Sayanacharya it had become infiltrated by Abrahamic beliefs.
Here, the views of Shankaracharya were replaced by the Buddhists and their anti-Brahmin philosophies, ignoring classical interpretations (symbolism) of the texts, thought his movement sought to defeat them. Prior to Shankaracharya, Buddhists had managed to malign Brahmins (as Romans used the Judaic Old Testament, blending elements of Mithraic rituals, Zroastrianism dualism etc. into it to create the cult of Caesar-Jesus). Buddhists claimed that Hindus Brahmins were ALL performing animal sacrifices, which was more the kshatriya caste, of which later came to adopt Buddhism and Jainism as a scapegoat for their unusual and extreme behaviour, much as the Romans did their Catholicism.
Let us look at history first however, to uncover some of the Marxist distortions.
A New History of India:
Historically, what we can identify with the social engineering through the world began a long time back. The Sarasvati River in India is now known to have dried up around 1900BCE, marking the end of the Vedic Civilisation. It was about this time that later (Samkhya) sects arose; traditionally Mahavira Jaina and Gautama Buddha are placed at around 1800BCE, but 600BCE, which also points to this. We should furthermore state that the 600BCE date was taken from the Sinhalese Theravada tradition (which would actually coincide with the origin of later Sinhalese people through King Vijaya about this period).
As for Shankaracharya, we should note that the Kanchi Matha has lists dating back 2,500 years ago, stating that the later Abhinava Shankaracharya (788AD), also a reformer like Adi Shankaracharya and from the south, had some of his works confused with the earlier. Scholars in the west have taken this later date. Secondly, the names of the Indian Kings at the time of Alexander the Greek are closer to the Hindu Gupta Dynasty than the Mauryan (which tradition gives as around 1500BCE). There was also another King Ashoka not of the Mauryan dynasty that did live about 300BCE. The Greeks also note of the Hindu sects of Herakles (Krishna) and Dionysus (Shiva) being popular in India and not the Buddhists – which would be true only if Shankaracharya preceded the Greek invasion by a couple of centuries and Hindu (Gupta) Kings ruled India at that time.
The examples of art as hairstyles and drapery found in later Gandhara are reminiscent more of fusion Indo-Persian styles indigenous to that region; these go back to the Indus-cities such as Dholavira (3000BCE) and Dvaraka (1500BCE) that sport of marble and stone architecture respectively, the former with Grecian-style pillars. The red sandstone bust and other figurines of the Indus are reminiscent of later Mauryan and Gandharan art, as also Dholavira’s polished pillars. Last but not least, we should not forgot the terracotta figurines of the Indus that predate the Hellenes by almost two millennia, which sport numerous hairstyles – as well as the fact that since the Sumerians and Egyptians, India has been the home and origin of textiles and jewelry for the ancient world and Takshashila even conservatively at 600BCE was a centre of learning attracting students from south Asia, Persia, China and the Grecian world long before Alexander!
Ctesias, a Greek physician in the 5th Century BCE before Hippocrates already knew India well, as also many of the inhabitants there in his work Indica. The graphic descriptions also also reveal there was already an exchange of ideas between the two nations.
Marx was not the first ‘Marxist’:
Above: Jaina Tirthankaras: The Original Marxists
As we see, much in history has been distorted, as also even earlier on by Buddhists and others with their records, later taken by the Anglo-culture and further continued when ignored by modern Marxist-inspired historians that ignore the evidence against the Aryan Invasion Theory and others.
Yet, it wasn’t simply the Buddhists and Jains of India that started a reform in society that infiltrated it with socialistic ideaologies! Caesar and Constantine the Great were both Jesus Christ and also the proselytiser of this doctrine respectively, the state religion of “Christianity” under Constantine that also started many historical distortions in the west to a more Romacentric or rather Christocentric system that would eventually undermine the Jews and their Bible, as Buddhists and Jains did to Brahmins and Hindus in India.
Next however would come Mohammud who would destroy the world with his insidious schizophrenic doctrine of Islam. Here it is no coincidence that with contact with India, budd in Arabic came to denote an idol (from Buddha)! Here it was the challenge to wipe them out.
As Marx was the Jew that rejected Judaism, so also Mahavira Jaina and Gautama Buddha were Hindus that rejected Brahmanism or Hinduism. Mohammud would turn his back on his native religion and the chronicles of Caesar would come to represent Christ under the banners of Constantine’s State-Religion.
Thus we have various personalities to thank for this, the most notable who are the six wise men of our educationally-fabricated society today, upon which (ironically) the New-Age would also structures itself:
i. Mahavira Jaina
ii. Gautama Buddha
iii. Caesar Augustus
iv. Constantine the Great
vi. Karl Marx
While can admit of their own usefulness to create a paradigm shift in society, such was not always for the better and the latter sought to reform others. Buddha and Jaina were contemporaries – Buddha was from the city of Kapila (Kapilavastu), the ancient samkhya seat of learning, while Mahavira was preceded by earlier Tirthankaras (himself being the 24th), which included Parshvanatha before him and Arishtanemi, a cousin of Lord Krishna around 3000BCE – a time when India’s civilisation is said to have fallen due to the Mahabharata War and effects of time (India’s past karma).
So great were the Jaina mathematicians however, that they placed Neminatha as appearing 84,000 years before Parshvanatha – making obviously the Mahabharata wrong according to the 3200-3100BCE period of the Hindus! Such a major error of tens of thousands of years itself certainly invalidates the Jains and their claims, just as those of modern socialists are also illogical and irrational, not to mention mathematically not viable!
The veil of the social order of the world is thus the asura-complex that lies hidden to the masses and repressed as an urge that only allows it to fester more when ignored.
We must here take the advice of Shankaracharya and not apply such to metaphysics alone, but to the social order of the world and the insidious substratum of society wherein exists a network of socially-engineered ideals that have sought to annihilate the truth (philosophical and also basic human intellect) and thwart both human progress and implement the “dumbing-down” process through socialism and communism for thousands of years!