History of Sanatana goes back to thousands of years, yet we seem to be stuck with three thousand years of History! Evidence abounds around the world, indicating the presence of Sanatana Dharma and Vedic Practices. Remnants of Vedic practices are found in all world cultures. In this article, we shall examine the presence of Sanatana Dharma in the Middle East during ancient times.
The Sumerian/ Assyrian culture were intricately connected to Tamil and Sanatana Dharma.
A Tamil-Brahmi script inscribed on a potsherd, which was found at the Khor Rori area in Oman, has come to light now. The script reads “nantai kiran” and it can be dated to first century CE, that is, 1900 years before the present.
The discovery in the ancient city of Sumhuram has opened a new chapter in understanding the maritime trade of the Indian Ocean countries, according to specialists in history.
In the Pandya lineage ,the four Pandyas who ruled before, Sarangadwaja PandyaI have been able to trace, are Vadivalambaninra Pandyan,Palyaagasalai Mudhukudumipperuvazhthi, Nilanthiruvir Pandyan and Perumpeyar Vazhuthi
Chola Muchukunda was an ancestor of Rama.We have references to Chera and Pandyas in Ramayana.We shall now attempt to trace the Pandya Kings who were present before Mahabharata , because we have traced Tamil Kings after the Kurukshetra battle of Mahabharata
Contrary to what was found earlier,the first human migration was from Asia, specifically from South of Vindhya Mountains.
The earliest DNA has been traced to Madurai,Tamil Nadu,India.
There is more.
One finds there is variety and yet at the same time a unity among the people of India.
Nowhere in the world would you find a similar if not identical way of social behaviour among the people of this vast country,India,be it how they eat,the practices from birth to death, entertaining guests…
In the case of Epigraphs and Inscriptions , method is followed by the Kings is to record their names and also identify their Dynasty by their Titles, like Parakesari,Valavan,Sembiyan… in the case of Cholas; மாறவர்மன்(Maravarman), சடய வர்மன்(Satayavarman) got Pandyas; வானவரம்பன்(Vaana varambhan) ,இமய வரம்பன்( Imayavaramban) in the case of Chera.