No matter what we may be in regard to our present religion, society, or country, we are all descendants of that ancient, global civilization. The Vedic tradition of India is the parent of humanity and the original ancestor of all religions. Through this book you will see:
How Vedic knowledge was given to humanity by the Supreme.
The history and traditional source of the Vedas and Vedic
Who were the original Vedic Aryans. How Vedic society was a global influence and what shattered this world-wide society.
Many scientific discoveries over the past several centuries are only rediscoveries of what was already known in the Vedic literature.
The origins of world language and literature are found in India and Sanskrit. How Sanskrit faded from being a global language.
The Vedic influence and proof of its ancient existence found in such countries as Britain, France, Russia, Greece, China, Japan, Egypt, and in areas of Scandinavia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas.
The links between the Vedic and other ancient cultures, such as the Sumerians, Persians, Egyptians, Romans, Greeks, etc.
How Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism were all influenced by the Vedic tradition and still contain many Vedic elements within them.
How many of the western holy sites, churches, and mosques were once the sites of Vedic holy places and sacred shrines.
Uncovering the truth of India’s history: Powerful evidence that shows how many mosques and Muslim buildings were once opulent Vedic temples.
The need to recognize the real history of the world, and to protect what is left of Vedic culture, the roots of humanity.
This book is offered as an attempt to allow humanity to see more clearly its universal origins. However, this book provides enough amazing if not startling facts and evidence about the truth of world history and the ancient, global Vedic culture, that it could quite possibly cause a major shift in the way we view religious history and world traditions.
Stephen Knapp has studied the major Vedic texts of India and practiced yoga and the Eastern teachings for over forty years. He has traveled extensively throughout India and has taken over 17,000 photos of the numerous holy places he has visited. He has authored over a twenty well-received books on Vedic culture and its spiritual philosophy. He continues to write books, articles, and give lectures at various venues. More information can be found at www.stephen-knapp.com and http://stephenknapp.wordpress.com.
Other books by Stephen Knapp carried by Amazon.com include:
The Secret Teachings of the Vedas : The Eastern Answers to the Mysteries of Life
The Universal Path to Enlightenment
The Vedic Prophecies : A New Look into the Future
How the Universe was Created and Our Purpose In It
Toward World Peace : Seeing the Unity Between Us All
Facing Death : Welcoming the Afterlife