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Sanjay Sonawani (sanjay-sonawani)

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I am published author and thinker-social activist from Maharashtra (India) with 82 Novels and other literary work to my credit. I live in Pune. Writing is my passion and like to share thoughts and ideas with the world.

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  • Mystery of Fourth Varna…Shudra!
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    Mystery of Fourth Varna…Shudra!

    17 months ago

    Still, however Varna system of Vedic religion remains an enigma to the scholars as even Vedic literatures too gives conflicting explanations to its origin. As we have seen in the last chapter, except of Purushasukta...

  • What really our needs are?
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    What really our needs are?

    17 months ago

    Dr. Raghuram Rajan, RBI governor, recently tried to warn the global economies of the looming Great Depression. He was and is right in his assessment, though, may be because of the internal pressures he had to clarify...

  • Everything is Yoga!
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    Everything is Yoga!

    17 months ago

    Led by Shri. Narendra Modi, 21st June 2015 was enthusiastically celebrated as first International Yoga Day. There already is craze, created by commercial enterprises to dedicate and celebrate certain days to pay respect...

  • Was Saint Tukaram murdered?
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    Was Saint Tukaram murdered?

    17 months ago

    Saint Tukaram is most revered saint in Varkari sect (devotees of Lord Vitthala) in Maharashtra. His devotional poetry encompasses the humanity and great affection towards suffering masses. It is believed that he...

  • Origins of the Vedic Religion and Indus-Ghaggar Civilisation
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    Origins of the Vedic Religion and Indus-Ghaggar Civilisation

    18 months ago

    “Origins of the Vedic Religion and Indus-Ghaggar Civilisation” is my latest book that throws light on the most heatedly fought debate over homeland issue and whether progenitors of the Indus-Ghaggar culture...

  • Origin of Seer Agastya!
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    Origin of Seer Agastya!

    2 years ago

    Probably Agastya is the most enigmatic seer of Rig Veda whose character alone sets him apart from the early Rig Vedic seers. First of all we have no certain etymology of his name. The forced etymology probably developed...

  • Identity Crisis of the Vedics!
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    Identity Crisis of the Vedics!

    2 years ago

    People those adhered to Vedic faith in India, before British empire had tightened its final rule, were living a kind of normal life. They did not have to encounter any psychological dilemmas as to who were they. They...

  • Odyssey
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    Odyssey

    2 years ago

    Almost everybody on the earth knows about the annihilating Trojan War its purpose. The war continued over a decade without conclusion. In the last it was great Odysseus whose wit came to the rescue of Spartans in the...

  • How Vedic Culture was Introduced to India?
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    How Vedic Culture was Introduced to India?

    17 months ago

    Vedic culture is not the starting point of Indian cultural history as is assumed by the Vedic scholars to shower undeserved praises upon it. It is evidenced from Rig Veda that the Vedic religion did not originate in...

  • Origin of the Varna system
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    Origin of the Varna system

    17 months ago

    Social stratification based on the birth is the fundamental element of the caste system. The various Indian and European scholars have attempted to find the origin of the caste system. What are their viewpoints? ...

  • Entry of Kanvas in Vedic Tradition!
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    Entry of Kanvas in Vedic Tradition!

    2 years ago

    The predominance of Bharata Tribe was waning when Rig Veda was still being composed by various Rig Vedic seer families, generations after generations. We have no conclusive records available to know exactly when Sudasa...

  • Out of Africa?
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    Out of Africa?

    2 years ago

    While discussing on Indo-European migration theories, we had raised a vital question that the very concept that the certain race, language and culture emerged at some place and then spread elsewhere with their...

  • History of Bhrigu clan!
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    History of Bhrigu clan!

    2 years ago

    In the last chapter we have discussed over the history of Rig Vedic Bhrigus, once enemy of King Sudasa, later joining the Vedic stream as composers of last part of Rig Veda. Vedic history of Bhrigus however is not...

  • Origin of the Indian Caste System
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    Origin of the Indian Caste System

    17 months ago

    Inequality based caste system is an unique feature of Indian society. The assumption of the various scholars, normally, is that the caste system is ancient and always was rigid, immobile and unjust as it is now. The...

  • ATHARVA VEDA AND ATHRAVAN’S OF AVESTA
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    ATHARVA VEDA AND ATHRAVAN’S OF AVESTA

    2 years ago

    In Indian tradition Atharva Veda is considered to be fourth and last Veda. The mainstream Vedic cult did not admit this book as Veda in their fold till very late times. Only three Veda’s, i.e. Rig, Sam and Yajur...

  • Indo-Aryan Migration Theory: A Hoax
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    Indo-Aryan Migration Theory: A Hoax

    2 years ago

    Original homeland of the Vedic people has been a matter of great controversy since nineteenth century. Various theories have been vehemently proposed to prove Vedic homeland either being in India or outside of India....

  • Zoroastrian religion predates Rig Veda?
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    Zoroastrian religion predates Rig Veda?

    2 years ago

    Expanse of Asura culture in ancient times was astounding. The spread of Asura culture can be traced right from India, Iran like so called Indic language speaking regions to the Semitic language speaking Assyrian empire....

  • When exactly did the Ghaggar River dry?
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    When exactly did the Ghaggar River dry?

    2 years ago

    Ghaggar River at present in monsoons. Ghaggar-Hakra River has become a center of prime attraction and fascination for many reasons. Over a thousand Indus civilization settlements found on the banks of this river led...

  • Rudra & Shiva
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    Rudra & Shiva

    2 years ago

    Though in the present Hinduism a tradition is to think Rudra and Shiva as one and the same Gods, the fact is otherwise. From religious history of Hinduism, we can easily note that both the Gods are different and each...

  • Shrikant Talageri and his dubious Theory!
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    Shrikant Talageri and his dubious Theory!

    2 years ago

    While “Aryan Invasion Theory” (AIT) is being widely disputed, Mr. Shrikant G. Talageri has proposed “Out of India Theory” to add to the further dispute. Though Talageri, often dubbed as Hindu...

  • Why Smriti Irani is Hell-bent on "Hindutva" in Education?
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    Why Smriti Irani is Hell-bent on "Hindutva" in Education?

    2 years ago

    One must understand what HRD Minister Smriti Irani is proposing is not Hindutva based education but Vedic oriented education! Indians must be aware of this culturally dangerous move!

  • Helmand is Saraswati!
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    Helmand is Saraswati!

    2 years ago

    Ghaggar at present. We have to understand that why some Indian scholars are hell bent to prove Ghaggar-Hakra being the lost River Saraswati? Saraswati is lavishly praised as being a mighty and deity-like river in Rig...

  • Myth of the lost river Saraswati....
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    Myth of the lost river Saraswati....

    2 years ago

    Aryan Invasion Theory v/s Out of India theory is a controversial issue that has been fiercely discussed among Indologists. Both the theories find strong supporters utilizing almost the same data available to them, using...

  • What is the oldest…Ramayana or Mahabharata?
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    What is the oldest…Ramayana or Mahabharata?

    2 years ago

    It has been thought by the scholars that period of Ramayana precedes the period of Mahabharata. The main reason that has prompted scholars to believe Ramayana being older is that the story of Rama appears in the...

  • Vedic and Indus civilization!
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    Vedic and Indus civilization!

    2 years ago

    Since the times of Indus civilization era, since last about 5000 years, the religious concepts have remained almost the same till this date in India. Indus people, as evident from the finds, worshiped mother Goddess and...

  • Myth of the Aryans and Their Language!
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    Myth of the Aryans and Their Language!

    2 years ago

    When we discuss on Proto-Indo-European (PIE) group of languages from which, as per linguists, modern Indo-European languages emerged, let us begin from the word “Arya” to prove falsity of the PIE group of...

  • Vedic Sanskrit tradition: A False Story!
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    Vedic Sanskrit tradition: A False Story!

    2 years ago

    Sanskrit, I have proved with ample of the proofs that the language didn’t exist prior to first century Ad, how it could be claimed by the linguists being mother of all languages? What proof they had? Only a myth...

  • Myth of Lord Vishnu!
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    Myth of Lord Vishnu!

    2 years ago

    It’s fascinating to see how a minor Vedic God like Vishnu was elevated to a supreme God Lord Vishnu! A mere companion of Indra in Rig Veda, Vishnu was adorned with entirely new character to make him a preserver of...

  • About the truth…an inquiry!
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    About the truth…an inquiry!

    3 years ago

    We speak about the truth, we expect the truth and we revere the truth as a highest principle of the human life. “Only Truth Shall win!” is an authentic slogan of Indian Republic. Most of the philosophies are...

  • So ungrateful are the Indians!
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    So ungrateful are the Indians!

    3 years ago

    There are many Indians those are still ungrateful to Mahatma. RSS being one of them, there are former untouchables too those love to abuse Mahatma with every breath. They have self invented justifications why Mahatma...

  • Buddhism and Dr. Ambedkar
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    Buddhism and Dr. Ambedkar

    2 years ago

    In an introduction to his scholarly written book, “The Buddha and His Dhamma”, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar had raised interesting questions on the fundamental tenets of Buddhism and had left them for probing to the...

  • Hindu Religion: A bitter truth!
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    Hindu Religion: A bitter truth!

    2 years ago

    The present Hinduism is a kind of association of two different alien religions. Deliberate attempts to hide this fact, for the social benefits, by the Vedic priestly class have created many socio-cultural problems...

  • Capitalist Traits in Human Being!
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    Capitalist Traits in Human Being!

    2 years ago

    Just imagine of the time when our forefathers were hunter and food-gatherers, roaming on the earth in bands in search of the game and food. The social order of the tribes of ancient times must have been far less...

  • Slaves of the society!
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    Slaves of the society!

    3 years ago

    Every person is a product of his society. A person living without any society is almost impossible to find. We can see from birth, child starts getting various instructions on “How to?” from parents. Of...

  • Transition of Sindhui to Rig Vedic Sanskrit!
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    Transition of Sindhui to Rig Vedic Sanskrit!

    3 years ago

    We have discussed in earlier parts about original language of Rig Veda being Sindhui, ancient Prakrit form of the presently spoken language of Sindh region. In this article let us examine how Sindhi Language of Rig Veda...

  • Islam and terrorism!
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    Islam and terrorism!

    2 years ago

    Islam is one of the major Monotheist religion in the world, originally having its roots in Judaism. Islam in modern world has become a subject of aggressive criticism for its involvement in various kinds of terrorism....

  • Ramayana: A story behind story!
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    Ramayana: A story behind story!

    17 months ago

    Mystery of Lord Rama! Rama is hero of ancient epic Ramayana and is worshipped by the masses as seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Valmiki is credited with authorship of Ramayana. The Ramayana suggests Valmiki being...

  • Lord Krishna: Was he real?
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    Lord Krishna: Was he real?

    2 years ago

    Can one imagine the famous epic "Mahabharata" without Krishna? In fact he is the central character of the great epic. He has played the vital role from beginning to end in the great war. He had been chief...

  • Sustainable life:Sustainable economy
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    Sustainable life:Sustainable economy

    3 years ago

    Human mind is always in a quest to attain more and more. Unquenchable thirst for materialistic prosperity and happiness has started showing its evil effects on human society since the wake of industrialization and now...

  • It’s all about fear dear!
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    It’s all about fear dear!

    3 years ago

    Every person is born with the essential component that is called fear! Fear plays important role in shaping human psychology. Many psychological problems are an outcome of innate fear for something or other. Most of...

  • Who corrupted Hindu religion? Why?
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    Who corrupted Hindu religion? Why?

    2 years ago

    When some group of the people does not have any history to boast of, they tend to corrupt the history to get credits of the great events of the past as soon they get the opportunity in course of the time. We find such...

  • Indus civilization: Scholarly blunders!
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    Indus civilization: Scholarly blunders!

    2 years ago

    In the Nineteenth and beginning of twentieth century scholars were too hyped by the Aryan Invasion Theory and kept themselves busy in constructing cultural and linguistic history of Europe and Indian subcontinent based...

  • Religion of the Indus culture
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    Religion of the Indus culture

    2 years ago

    Religion of the Indus culture was Shaivait. It had non-Vedic roots and is still widely practiced in India. Still some Vedic scholars want to credit the Indus-Ghaggar civilization to Vedic people, a blunder!

  • Where is the History?
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    Where is the History?

    3 years ago

    Our tragedy is mostly we want to live in the history, breath the history and think of future of the history. We are obsessed about our roots. We want to create great things, using our imaginations, about the roots. We...

  • On writing Novels!
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    On writing Novels!

    2 years ago

    Being novelist, most of my novels written in Marathi language, my mother tongue, fairly successful they have been with multiple editions, I am often asked by the readers what is my writing process. I had replied at...

  • Was the caste a reason to kill Mahatma Gandhi?
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    Was the caste a reason to kill Mahatma Gandhi?

    2 years ago

    Why Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated? Let us look at the true reasons that led fanatics to shoot in the chest of Mahatma!

  • Why Indian History needs re-examination?
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    Why Indian History needs re-examination?

    2 years ago

    History needs re-examination when History seeds communal hatred, may be unknowingly. Accusing a society for all the evil rest of the communities are suffering from, that too based on the false accounts, is not at all...

  • One Nation Theory for better tomorrow!
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    One Nation Theory for better tomorrow!

    4 years ago

    Since primordial times till date mankind has gone through various transformations with the growing knowledge, intellect, inventions and thus changing political systems to suite the demand of the time. From nomadic...

  • Origin of the languages...
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    Origin of the languages...

    3 years ago

    Language is an innate need of human being. Language not only helps communication but enables one to express infinite feelings those emerges in the mind. The image of the objects, whether real, surreal or imaginary,...

  • Was Duryodhana a villain?
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    Was Duryodhana a villain?

    17 months ago

    The history is always written in the favor of winning side. Those who are acquainted with India’s great epic Mahabharata, surely knows that the Pandava’s were ill-treated by Kaurava’s and that though...

  • Ancient ideas on creation of the universe
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    Ancient ideas on creation of the universe

    17 months ago

    Some or other time in the life we confront a fundamental question that how and why the universe was created? Was there any creator who fashioned this universe out of his whims or did he have any definite purpose? Or was...

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