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Ours - A Universal Religion

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Sri Chandra Sekharendra Saraswati Introduction

We said that the Vedic religion was the earliest region of mankind.   All other religions arose only after it.  There are evidences to conclude that it was prevalent all over the globe.  We shall mention a few of them. An inscription unearthed in Egypt and dated 1280 BC, contains the terms of a treaty between Rameses II and the Hittites. In this treaty, Maitravaruna , a Vedic dual deity has been cited as a witness. (Vide: H.R. Hall's "Ancient History of the Near East" pp. 364 et seq.).  Ancient Egyptian kings bore names like.  Rameses I, Rameses II, Rameses III etc., resembling the name of Rama who was the incarnation of God Vishnu. In the island of Madagascar off the eastern coast of South Africa, most of the place names have affinities with that of, Rama.

In regard to the Sahara desert in North Africa, geologists advance the theory that it is the dried up bed of an ocean.  Ocean in Sanskrit is .  May it not be that the modern name It is also said that when Sahara was under water, there were people all round its shores whose names were mostly Sanskritic. 

Author - Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati

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