Continuation of Dharm, Religion, Society, and CasteA group of Vedic Gurus formed a community which insisted that peace and harmony on this planet was better achieved by remaining in sync with nature. But today after disturbing the balance of mother nature there is a sudden awareness of Green environment. Those days to achieve that peace and harmony, every thing was limited to vibrations of living form, it avoided the use of lifeless machines and systems which can create imbalance in nature.
The system I am talking about is before invaders set their foot on this soil. To maintain the peace, this group of Vedic Gurus developed such a system for the society, social structure, social governance which decentralized the ruling system. The governing structure starts with ‘RAJA’ a king. He gave authority to selected few of his faithful known as ‘Sardar’ whose responsibilities resembles a governor to govern a limited area of land and called it ‘Praant’ knows as State followed by a district governed by a Collector followed by ‘Taluka’ having a ‘Mamaledar’ followed by a Town ship controlled by a Mayor under him villages having ‘Surpanch’. All this had demarcated boundaries to have better control and communication. Even today the same system is in practice for every state.
A village was self sufficient, it had one or more temple to cater spiritual and educational needs of that village. There were one or more ‘Joytishi’, calculating the planet positions and the effects on every individual, weather conditions and informing the people like early warning system. There were ‘Vaidya’ herbal medicine practitioner, using locally grown herbs to prevent epidemics and cure individuals, advising people about dietary habits. There were others like Carpenters, Blacksmith, Meson etc. Such craftsmen and professionals were exchanging their services with food and daily necessities. If there was a case of injustice elderly and experienced people were trying to resolve that case as a big family. Good example of village culture could be seen during the early western culture especially in Ranches of the Wild West popularized through American movies.
In that village animals were used as mode of transport which restricted the speed of movement and set the daily routine depending on physical limits of humans and animals, this reduced the chances of fatal accidents and need of external energy resources. Today most of our routine depends on usage of automated machines running on fuel and electricity. To maintain our daily routine, energy consumption has increased to alarming level which is creating tension among user and producer of these energy resources.During the reign of a King named Bharat who followed Sanaatan Dharm
which means way of life, who governed this land as Bharat Bhumi, which is the biggest source of knowledge, natural resources, craftsmen, medicine, food and many more things in turn keeping this society self-sufficient. This in-turn kept the society engaged with the self-improvement of the dwellers of this land and maintain peace and harmony eliminating the thought of invading other societies for the need of improvement.
This thinking which was non-existent in the rest of the world at that time along with scarcity of many things and food habits affected the powerful people leading to aggressive intent towards the rest of the world. These people became invaders, they made their own religion and decided a Prophet. These invaders use their religion as a tool to invade rest of the world. They portray as if God has given them the authority to spread their religion and destroy those who do not follow their ideology. These effects have also been witnessed in cultures like Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Arabs.
Best example is seen in Iran (formerly Persia), the Arabs invaded Iran and manipulated every thing which Iranians considered as ideals, burnt books respected by them, destroyed monuments and the religion of Zoroastrians. Invaders changed their language, life style and rituals. Same invaders came through Afghanistan to Bharat. During the invasions they killed millions of Hindus in the mountain ranges of Hindukush – which originates from the word “Hindu Koshte” which literally means brutal killing or carnage of Hindus. In reality there is no such religion called as Hindu, just see the meaning and observe the disrespect given by others and our own so called Indians.
Furthermore, a Persian dictionary titled Lughet-e-Kishwari, published in Lucknow in 1964, gives the meaning of the word Hindu as “chore [thief], dakoo [dacoit], raahzan [waylayer], and ghulam [slave].” In another dictionary, Urdu-Feroze-ul-Laghat (Part One, p. 615) the Persian meaning of the word Hindu is further described as barda (obedient servant), sia faam (black color) and kaalaa (black). So these are all derogatory expressions for the translation of the term hindu in the Persian label of the people of India.
During the Mughal regime of 700 years in this land called Bharat, the Muslim invaders destroyed every thing that the so called Hindusconsidered sacred, respected and worshiped. Then came Christian missionaries as traders and disturbed the whole fabric of so called Hindu society, education and culture.
The following excerpts was shared from this link
“In 1835, Thomas Macaulay articulated the goals of British colonial imperialism most succinctly: “We must do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern, a class of people who are Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinions, words and intellect.” As the architect of Colonial Britain’s Educational Policy in India, Thomas Macaulay was to set the tone for what educated Indians were going to learn about themselves, their civilization, and their view of Britain and the world around them. An arch-racist, Thomas Macaulay had nothing but scornful disdain for Indian history and civilization.”
4. Comments on Indian Education:
Gandhi wrote in the “Harijan” that Indian education made Indian students foreigners in their own country. The Radhakrishnan Commission said in their Report (1950); “one of the serious complaints against the system of education which has prevailed in this country for over a century is that it neglected India’s past, that it did not provide the Indian students with a knowledge of their own culture. It had produced in some cases the feeling that we are without roots, and what is worse, that our roots bind us to a world very different from that which surrounds us”.
The maximum damage to old Sanaatan Dharm “way of life” is caused by This British Education introduced during British Raj. Among the so called educated elite it became a fashion to abuse everything taught by Sanaatan Dharm “way of life” and promote every thing coming from the west as modern, more scientific way of living. I will talk about Education as a Tool to damage the well established proven Vedic system. How the various proofs were destroyed or damaged or twisted i shall share it in the next topic.