The Indo-European Sanskrit & Avesta have a common basic vocabulary and common grammar. Ariya (the name of Persia) is mentioned in the Vedas.
Comparative mythology provides us with a few examples of similarity between Indian and Ancient Greek religion and God/Goddesses.
The other source from which we get an idea of a conflict between Aryans and the Harappans is from the Rig Veda.
The similarity between the Greek mythological gods & Hindu Gods are the other source...of proof to prove the invasion of Aryans into India.
hinduismtoday.com/modules/smarts… … Tamil & #Sanskrit as sister languages! Who told ? Lord Siva, manifesting as Dakshinamurti
Aryan theory argued that warriors, having tamed the horse and invented the wheel, conquered most of Northern India thousands of years ago.
The Indus civilization flourished for half a millennium from about 2600 bc to 1900 bc. Mysteriously declined and vanished from view.
Without Mythological character and hypothesis, these so called Aryans dare to touch the real history that armed with scientific evidences.
The word dravi_a in Indo-Iranian language #Sanskrit has been historically used to denote geographical regions of Southern India as whole.
Oldest language or dialect in the Avesta,is close to the language used in the Rig Veda, which for convenience we call Vedic #Sanskrit.
Old Avestan: aevo pantao yo ashahe, vispe anyaesham apantam
Old Sanskrit: abade pantha he ashae, visha anyaesham apantham heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism
Avesta & #Sanskrit shared some vocabulary that is not shared with the other Indo-European languages.
From Iran there were migrations into North India to the east and west into the Tigris-Euphrates River Valleys. : The Mitanni Empire.
Detailed preservation of the exact language of religious enchantment & incantation of words, texts a comparison can be made by linguistics.
So much so that most politically pro-Hindu individuals tied themselves to some version of OIT. Just to stick to their mythological identity.
Talageri equated the Indo-Europeans with Vedic pañcajana, even classified that the non-Indian branches of Indo-Euro & the Indo-Aryan branch
Spearheaded by archaeologist Renfrew, this OIT hypothesis proposed that the Indo-Europeans originated in Anatolia who carried IE languages.
Asia Minor is a geographic region in the south-western part of Asia comprising most of what is present-day Turkey, Eastern Europe.
Archaeologist Renfrew's OIT hypothesis proposed that the Indo-Europeans originated in Anatolia aka Minor Asia, the Eastern Europe.
When we read about Turkish to Armenians and Kurds… naturally native Indians have a tendency to link them with Aryans,
"Few people have been more closely related in origin & throughout history than the people of India and the people of Iran" –JawaharLalNehru
It is believed that Indians & Iranians belonged to one single family before the beginning of the Indo-Aryan civilization.
The name of India has come from Iran through a long relay. Similarly, the name Iran is related to #Sanskrit Arya (noble).
Of the one-lakh odd inscriptions in India, about 60,000 were in Tamil Nadu And of the 60,000 inscriptions, only 5 % were in other languages.
The earliest known inscriptions in #Sanskrit date to the 1st century BCE They are in Brahmi script, which was originally used for Prakrit
Pali was the language of the masses & therefore Sanskrit and Vedic Hinduism was isolated to sociopolitical elite Caste system ruins Sanskrit.
Invader's aka foreigners language never be native Indian language. Indo-European #Sanskrit is just another foreign language as English..!
Hindus like Savarkar started rejoicing on their better Aryan race,
but when found that the "Indus Civilisation was Pre-Aryan and was Dravidian’s, they start to deny AIT.
"Deciphering the Indus Script - Dravidian Way" Dr Asko Parpola
And Asko Parpola is not any Missionary paid westerner.
As Indo European language #Sanskrit has no native script of its own…its used to hire various scripts in India such as Prakrit and Nagari.
Devanagari Script is a part of Brahmic scripts much later developed during 4th century to 8th century, a descendent of Gupta script.
The Sister language of Indo European #Sanskrit, Avestan alphabet was created in 3rd & 4th centuries AD for writing the hymns of Zarathustra
Without studying Persian language and Iran one can not study about Sanskrit inscriptions.
European invaded language #Sanskrit never had any connection with indigenous Indian Dravidian language rbth.com/blogs/2014/11/…
We can take a strong objection to the theory that it was only Ancient Ancestral South Indian (AASI) ancestry which was native to South Asia & that Iranian Neolithic ancestry is not native but intrusive. #AIT
From Thapar, the stance over Aryan Invasion softened as "Migration" seems inappropriate.
If its "Migration" there was NO need to push the indigenous Indians towards South.
"Mass Displacements" happens only during Invasion.
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