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Moghuls of India

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Submitted by GF (India), Aug 25, 2006 at 11:01

To clarify a little here, the Moghul dynasty of India was part-Turkish and part-Mongol. There were waves of invaders who had declared jihad against the free world descending on the peaceful, rich and highly civilised, even somnolent climes of India in the mideaval era. Blood-thirsty , barbaric adventurers came from Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Mongolia and Arabia. The holocaust against the Hindus and Buddhists of India is an unwritten story in the annals of world history. How this civilisation survived in the main, as the only one to withstand and successfully resist Islamisation in the long and bloody furrow of jihad from Mecca to Indonesia, is an inspiring saga of the free human spirit against all odds! Modern historians have much to learn from the experience of Hindus and their heroes against Islamist Jihad!

An interesting point made by Faisal is about the current names of the disreputable mosques -- Janmasthali (Sanskrit, meaning birthplace) Masjid indicates the original temple to the birthplace of Ram, considered incarnation of Lord Vishnu, over which the mosque was built by Muslim marauders. Similarly, Gayn Vapi (Sanskrit, Well of Knowledge) Masjid in Varanasi refers to the Well in the compound of the Vishwanath temple of Shiva! Moving descriptions of the grandeur of the Mathura temple dedicated to the birthplace of Lord Krishna, reincarnation of the Supreme Godhead Vishnu, are found in historical records, where the flame atop the temple could be seen all the way from Fatehpur Sikri in Agra! The last major Moghul emperor Aurangzeb tore it down and built a mosque over it, to teach a lesson to the Hindus who resisted conversion to Islam and continued to vigorously follow their own faith! In this fashion, some 30,000 temples were destroyed throughout the length and breadth of India. Until finally, the people's rage exploded and set upon each such ruler in their midst, to defang and destroy him, no matter at what cost! Small wonder that the mighty and most intolerant Moghul ruler Aurangzeb died in his military camp in Aurangabad in the Deccan, in the southern peninsular India, so far away from the seat of his kingdom!

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