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Pre-history of Islam

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Submitted by Leonard Daneman (United States), Jul 2, 2008 at 03:44

Arabia is an abbreviation from the Sanskrit Arbasthan. Arba in Sanskrit means horse.

Early history of Islam in the 6th and 7th centuries was a time of destruction and a break with all records, scriptures, images, education . . . all ceasing and beginning a time of abysmal ignorance.

According to the Encyclopedia Islamia, Arabs are ignorant of their own history.

The pre-Islamic history of Arabia is the story of Indian Kshatriyas over that land, with the people following a Vedic way of life. Ex. Mecca is from the Sanskrit Makha, signifying a shrine of fire worship. See also the Shivalinga, or the Mahadeva emblem in the Kaaba shrine in Mecca.

Sources of pre-Islamic Arabia were discovered in poetry, the social life and customs described in Saya-Ul-Okul . . . the book also contains an elaborate description of the Kaaba Mecca shrine, the town, and the annual fair known as Okaj . . . now called the Haj.

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