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When Aryans migrated to India, all Aryan tribes of India and Iran followed the same pagan religion with one difference for Aryans of India, Deva was a good spirit and Asura was a bad spirit and for Iranians, Asur was a good spirit and Deva was a bad spirit. Later on, Aryans of India got Indianised and a great religion called Hinduism evolved. But the ancient religion of Iran has followers even now; our Parsi community follow this ancient religion. But many Hindus consider Hinduism as the oldest religion. Is it not factually wrong?

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Asked by Sankar Mitra, 21 Oct '09 04:31 pm
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Those who are bent upon to destort historical facts and beleive on history written by britishers can say horrible things. sanatandharm is many crores yrs old and bhagwan ramji ruled about 11lakhs yrs old. aryans never migrated to india but original habitants of india. some people take pride to condemn every thing associated with hinduism and her past glory can not be convinced and if they get sound sleep through this good luck to them.
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 29 Oct '09 08:47 pm

 
  
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Sir ,
Islam is the oldest religion
Hinduism is not the oldest of all the religions. It is Islam which is the first and the oldest of all religions. People have a misconception that Islam is 1400 years old and that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is the founder of this religion. Islam existed since time immemorial, ever since man first set foot on this earth. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was not the founder of Islam. He was the last and final Messenger of Almighty God.

The oldest religion need not be the purest and the most authentic religion
A religion cannot be claimed to be most pure and authentic, only on the criterion that it is the oldest. It is similar to a person saying that the water he has kept in an open glass, in his house, outside the refrigerator, for three months is purer than the water which has just been collected in a clean glass, immediately after it has been purified.

The latest religion need not be the purest and the most authentic religion
On the other hand a religi ...more
Answered by salmanfarsi, 22 Oct '09 01:47 am

 
  
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I beg 2 differ sir ! 1st - The concept of Aryaans being migrated to I ndia is erroneous itz just an idea of the Anglo-Indian historians to propagate such a concept to prove that india was not the country of Indians who were also migrants(Archeological survey to this effect proved that Indians with white skin were also the natives of ancient paleolithic India)
2nd -Hinduism is not a religion itz a way of life the religion now called as Hinduism was originally called Sanatan Dharma as evident from the four Vedas, Upanisads, and other Popular Old Epics RAMAYAN & MAHABHARAT. where there was no word called HINDU has so far been spelt.Rather itz a term developed after the invasion of ALEXANDER the great of MACEDON who mispelt the SINDHU river as HINDU.The Archeological survey of submerged city of Dwarka off the cost of Gujrat proves that the civilization dates back to 7500 years . Now the qsn is PARSIAN civilization older than this?Is there any archeological proof?So no qsn of the factu ...more
Answered by Pradipta pati, 21 Oct '09 04:56 pm

 
  
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Some centuries back
Answered by jameel ahmed, 21 Oct '09 04:51 pm

 
  
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No dravadians were true
Answered by Vaniga Chin, 21 Oct '09 04:34 pm

 
  
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We have nothing to prove here
nor are there any accurate basics in regard to any religion
Answered by anil garg, 12 Mar '10 11:04 pm

 
  
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No.. First of All the 'Martial Races theory' was put forth by British to Justifiy the atrocities that they committed in several colony and this Aryan Invasion theory is made by british on this behalf.Both these theories lack justification in many areas.First question is If Aryans didnt originate in India where did they originate..? The answert to this question as given by Western historians is 22 probable places including India.According to Aryan Invasion Theory.Aryansinvaded Indus valley and North India during 1700B.C.It is estimated that Vedas were written duringa period 2500-1500B.C after several millenia of oral tradition.Vedic text books speaks of rituals and practices and mostly depicts the early bronze age which occured during or before 5000 B.C. in Indus valley..
Even if you assume that Aryans invaded India the Aryans would have been a tribe of uncivilised people when compared to the people who lived in Indus valley.
Latest studies have proved that Indians are not Hybrids of ...more
Answered by ranjith nambiar, 06 Nov '09 09:49 am

 
  
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The oldest religion is pyro worship- neanderthals were known to pay some sort of "spiritual" homage to fire, this is when "rites & rituals" appeared in human history. They didn't call it a religion, but nevertheless neanderthal ancestors worshiped fire. I don't think u can find an older religion 2 dat.

There is also some belief among some ppls that as early as 10k BC Terrestrials in places like the Easter Islands used to worship helmeted visitors from outer space (as the murals in those sites show).
Answered by A Moin, 26 Oct '09 10:10 pm

 
  
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No ---since hinduism is not a religion --it is a belief and is never bounded by any geographical area ---perhaps for that even many hindu words are available in europian languages
Answered by HARIJIBAN BANERJEE, 24 Oct '09 10:16 pm

 
  
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