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Mark Twain Stunned Speechless

Writing in a 1904 Harper’s essay, Mark Twain referred to Joan of Arc as “by far the most extraordinary person the human race has ever produced.” In the same piece, he christened her “The Miracle Child” and “The Wonder of the Ages.”

Kouros, the Youthful Zeus, is in fact Lord Krishna

In the famous HYMN TO MEGHISTOS KOUROS (God of Gods Kouros, megha and maha are the same word) found on Crete, the description of Infant Zeus, known as Kouros, is an exact match with the Infant Krishna. Kouros is described as leading the Kouroi in their dancing revelry. Zeus as Kouros is called the origin…


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Vedic Empire’s “Back to Doghead” Christmas Special

Welcome to Vedic Empire Presents! The First Vedic Empire TV show aired in Honolulu, Hawaii in Oct 1996. Now over 25 years later, N. Kalia and Vrndavan Brannon Parker Reunite! Joined by historical researcher and religious scholar Elijah Dobkins, the Vedic Empire TV Series is Back!

Between 1757 and 1947, British colonials starved to death more than 60 million Indians – Ramtanu Maitra

Between 1757 and 1947, British colonials starved to death more than 60 million Indians – Ramtanu Maitra http://bharatabharati.in/2015/07/28/between-1757-and-1947-british-colonials-starved-to-death-more-than-60-million-indians-ramtanu-maitra/ — Read on bharatabharati.in/2015/07/28/between-1757-and-1947-british-colonials-starved-to-death-more-than-60-million-indians-ramtanu-maitra/

Ancient Syria’s Hari Culture & Akhenaten’s Eye of God

Excavations in El-Amarna, Egypt have revealed that during the middle of the 2nd millennium BC,  Kings and Princes with typical Vedic names were ruling in the region of modern day Syria. Some of these names are Artamanya, Aryavirya, Yashodatta, Barattarna Dushrata and Suttarna

UK 1969: Finding Krishna & Prabhupad with the Beatles

A rare historic first hand account of Britain’s late 1960s popular cultural phenomenon. The intersection between ancient Vedic transcendence and the West’s vibrant 1960s cultural youth rebellion is rarely understood. Here, the author, Colin ‘Kula’ Jury/Kulashekar, Prabhupada’s first British disciple, provides an intimate and accurate look into the era from the perspective of an active…

Beikthano or ‘Vishnu City’ – Myanmar’s Most Ancient Urban Center – Burma’s Vaishnava Foundations

Beikthano, named after Lord Vishnu, is the oldest urban site so far discovered in Myanmar/Burma. It’s remains—the structures, pottery, artefacts, and human skeletons—date from 200 BCE to 100 CE. Vishnu city was the first capital of a culturally and politically uniform state in the history of Burma and it was a Vaishnava based Civilization. The significant…

Philippines- A Golden Heritage

“It is impossible to believe that the Hindus, if they came only as merchants, however great their number, would have impressed themselves in such a way as to give to these islanders, the Philippines, the number and the kind of words, which they did give. These names of dignitaries, of caciques, of high functionaries of…

Vedic Philippines: 900 AD – Earliest known Calendar-Dated Filipino Document

“The Laguna Copperplate Inscription, among other recent finds such as the Golden Tara of Butuan and 14th century pottery and gold jewellery in Cebu, is highly important in revising ancient Philippine history, which was until then considered by some Western historians to be culturally isolated from the rest of Asia, as no evident pre-Hispanic written records were found at the time.”

Tenskwatwa & the Black Sun: Revolutionary Revelations

One day as he lit his pipe Lalawethika suddenly collapsed face-first into a burning fire-pit. His wife and brothers pulled him from the fire but saw no signs of life in his body. Believing him dead, they were preparing his body for burial when Lalawethika suddenly jumped up. He had not died. Not only was…

Vishnu: Universal Deity or ‘Another Ethnic Hindu God’?

Alleged religious experts ignore the fact that Aesclepius & Helios (Balarama & Krishna) worship was the predominant religion of the Mediterranean Pre-Christian era. Yet they continually harp on the ‘highjacking’ of pagan symbols by the Christians. There was no need to hijack anything. Jesus Christ was the latest Avatar and revelation of these very same…

VEDIC MACEDONIA

The question is,”Why does King Philip’s tomb have so many Indian influences? How is it possible if the Greek and Indian cultures had no direct contact until Alexander’s Asian campaigns?” The answer is simple. Because Greek culture was originally, Vedic in nature, it is only logical that there would be strong similarities to Indian culture…

Flooding the Zone: Truth in the Age of Untruth

In an Upcoming Presentation, I will highlight the Impact of Truth even when it is ignored, sidelined or misconstrued. Like a Pearl, Truth is actually reinforced by attempts to Supress it. Very often, efforts against Truth serve as Beacons inspiring the Pursuit of Truth for those Dedicated to Truth!

Har-pa-Khered:Blue Child God of Ancient Egypt is Hari-Krishna:Blue Child God of India

This description of the Har-pa-khered – Harpocrates tradition is a perfect match for the agrarian connotations associated with India’s Child Krishna Tradition. In fact the identity of Har-pa-khered can be deciphered through the application of the Vedic Indian Template. The Clay Pot held by Heru the Child has been identified by the University of Michigan as a…

Ancient Hindu Mariners & Australian Gold

Note: In 2010 vedicempire.com published this article positing prehistoric links between India and Australia. Commonalities in both language and place names, along with several Vedic artifacts, indicated ancient contacts between these cultures. Then in 2013, DNA studies confirmed this theory to be a historical fact. Ancient Indians did indeed reach Australia many centuries ago. Time…

Marxist Genocide of Buddhist Mongolia – Stark Warning for India

35,000 Mongolians were outright Butchered in a Physical Genocide. The elimination of these Traditional Mongolian Cultural Icons and Activists thus enabled the Communists to carry out a Brutal Campaign of Cultural Genocide. Millions of religious canons, books, records were burned and monasteries destroyed.The report of the Religious Affairs Department from August 1939: “Out of 767…

Tibetan Buddhists Recognize Mongol Supreme God Tengri as Buddha

Siberia’s Tibetan Buddhists were not the first to identify Tengri and Buddha as one. It is a recognition that goes back thousands of years. The Vaishnava traditions of India identify this same Buddha as a Vishnu Avatar. Combining this fact with the Buddhist recognition of Tengri as a form of Buddha with the Turkic Muslim…

Caitanya’s Bhakti Movement Empowers India & Humanity

In fact many aspects of social awareness and a common acceptance of higher human values amongst non-Indian peoples can be directly connected to the mission of Prabhupada/Chaitanya. This legacy is intentionally downplayed and ignored by mainstream academia and social scientists. Yet it is a fact. Thus from that fact alone Chaitanya’s legacy is profound.

Names & Temples of Lord Murugan

Lord Muruga is the most popular Hindu deity among the people of Tamil Nadu. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, his brother is Ganesha and his wives are Valli and Deivayanai, he is known by different names like Subramanya, Subramani, Muruga, Shanmuga, Skanda, Karthilkeya, Arumuga and Kumaraswamy.

Ancient Vedic Ramayana Accurately Describes Prehistoric Geography

The legend of King Sagara provides many vital clues that signify an intimate knowledge of the ancient world’s geography. Going by the evidence provided within the ancient Vedic texts compared with the modern geological sciences it appears that we are not dealing with mere myths. Rather we are confronted with several starling factors that can…

An Instructional Episode from Vedic History

When Kṛṣṇa was informed by Satyabhāmā of the murder of His father-in-law, He began to lament like an ordinary man. His great sorrow is, again, a strange thing. Lord Kṛṣṇa has nothing to do with action and reaction, but because He was playing the part of a human being He expressed His full sympathy for…

The Rage of Akhenaten Explained

We do not know how Akhenaten’s father died, but it is certain it was entirely unexpected. There were no funerary preparations in progress and he was in the middle of big projects. Akhenaten was stunned. While he was in Thebes to perform his father’s funerary rites, unexpectedly his daughter died.Whether by curse or by conspiracy,…

American Indian Karna

There are many similarities between Vedic culture and the American Indian traditions. In the Pueblo (Indians of the SW USA) traditions there is an amazing tale which parallels the story of Karna from the Mahabharata. There are some variations but the similarities are striking

Vedic Brahma & Apache Kuterastan

The Creation Story of the American Kiowa Apache Indians is very similar to the Vedic Creation Story. Both the Apache creator Kuterastan and the Vedic Creator Lord Brahma appear on a disc shaped object. Brahma sits on the yellow whorl of the lotus and Kuterastan sits on a yellow disc. Both Look around themselves in…

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Ancient Africa’s Supreme Lord Olu is Heru-Eli-Hari

OLU is the name of the Supreme Father God, HARI in the Niger-Kordofanian Language Family. Thus we have the SAME FATHER GOD belonging to the African Yoruban religious family, the Egyptianreligious family and monotheistic (Platonic Heliopolitan related) ‘pagan’ Europeans. This same God is the Yahweh, Jehovah and Allah of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. He is…

2011 Book Interview – The Serpent Eagle Lion & the Disk

This interview was conducted during the research and writing of ‘The Serpent, The Eagle, The Lion and The Disk’. I detail the nearly forgotten ancient world’s ‘God as Time’ – Kalo’smi’ worship, the ancient global presence of Vishnu worship and the symbols and icons that reflect this presence

Original Buddhism of Egypt BC vs the Later Atheistic ‘An-Atta’ Buddhism of Today

Before the rise of the atheistic ‘Material Atomism’ corruptions of the Divinely Revealed Love Affair (Hieros Gamos Bridal Mysticism) of the Param Atma and the jiva atma, there was no developed thought system or historically identifiable school of no-self ‘Buddhism’. So the an-atta / no-self atheistic form of Theravadin Buddhism was related to the historical…

Kichijoten – Sri Lakshmi the National Treasure of Modern Japan

摩訶室利, 功德天女, 吉祥天女, 功德天 KICHIJŌTEN – Skt. = Sri Laksmi, Mahasri: Identified with Laksmi, name of the goddess of fortune and beauty frequently in the later mythology identified with Śrī and regarded as the wife of Visnu or Narayana, she sprang from the ocean with a lotus in her hand, whence she is also called…

Vedic Divinities of Japan

This highly informative document reveals the many Vedic Divinities still honored today in Japan. It is titled as ‘Hindu Contributions to Japanese Religion.’ However these Vedic cultural elements of Japanese Tradition predate the historical use of the term Hindu. If we are to use the term ‘Indian’, again that name is of Greek origin. Thus…

3 Native Sons, 3 Saintly Souls & 3 Brutal Assassinations

The picture could not be more obvious. Within less than 8 years, three native sons who had risen to the role of leaders amongst their people, who had developed dedicated followings and also happen to be not only active but spectacularly successful in the promotion of Hindu culture, have been eliminated. In an area targeted…

3 Native Sons, 3 Saintly Souls & 3 Brutal Assassinations

The picture could not be more obvious. Within less than 8 years, three native sons who had risen to the role of leaders amongst their people, who had developed dedicated followings and also happen to be not only active but spectacularly successful in the promotion of Hindu culture, have been eliminated. In an area targeted…

My Report on Mexico’s Symposium on Globalization & Cultures of Resistance

The Symposium took place in Saltillo, also known as ‘la Atenas de México’-‘the Athens of Mexico’. It is the traditional home of many leading Mexican luminaries.The international convention drew attendance from India, USA and regions throughout Latin America and included many representatives from the Coahuila State and Saltillo City Cultural and Education Depts, local scholars,…

An Alternate Buddha Date

Thyagaraja Iyer in his book “Indian Architecture” observes,” Here lies Indian Sramanacharya from Bodh Gaya, a Shakya monk taken to Greece by his Greek pupils and the tomb marks his death about 1000 B.C.” If the Buddhist monk went to Greece in 1000 B.C., then the Buddha must have lived at least a few centuries…

By 2020 India to be ‘Unrivalled Power’ – 2005 US Intel Report

FEB 2005 – NIC – US National Intelligence Council; Forecast on India in the year 2020. “The global community will have to deal with the military, political and economic dimensions of the rise of China and India…India will be the unrivalled regional power with a large military — including naval and nuclear capabilities — and a…

My Tribute to a Saintly Multi-Millionaire – Yes, it’s Not an Oxymoron

Even before his success in business, Arjan Vekaria had been a dedicated humanitarian. During his childhood in Africa, he was involved in several charitable campaigns. In his early days in the UK he would go door to door collecting funds for Indian orphanages. His charitable activities extended beyond the ethnic barrier as well and thus from…

Time to Hold India’s Media Legally Accountable

With a focus on the effect and denial of the cause, the media becomes a powerful tool and weapon against a targeted group. Guns alone do not create genocide.This conclusion was reached by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal. In reference to the media’s complicity in the violence, the Tribunal declared, ‘Without a  firearm, machete…

American Indian Finds his Indian Heart / Re: American Cobra

As I research Hinduism and East Indian culture am finding many startling similarities between the “Lakota” people and the Tamil People of South India. For example the aarti and puja offerings-Aarti in in my language means to build an elevated place to pray and Puja means ‘thirst. and pujapi means ‘they thirst. It is the…

Kumkuma/Vermillion Powder: Sacred Across the Ancient World

Archeologists are puzzled as to why many ancient tombs are drenched with Vermillion Powder. Whether its in China, Chile, Mexico, Rome or Egypt Vermilion/Kum Kum is used. If the archeologists truly want to know why the ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Europeans and Americans used vermilion powder, perhaps they can ask the Modern Hindus of India. Its…