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Oh lord, take us from Untruth to Truth,
From darkness to light
From death to Immortality…
Oh Eternal, Peace be on all…

The above prayer reflects the intention behind starting this portal Vandemataram.com.

David Frawley ( Vamadeva Shastri ), the great teacher of the ancient Vedic wisdom states in his book “Arise Arjuna”, that “India today unfortunately is still asleep to its real heritage, caught in a deep inertia (tamas) and not yet functioning according to its soul. Yet, even in this state of sleep, it has produced perhaps the greatest spiritual figures of the twentieth century. For the world to really develop spiritually, which is critical today, India must awaken”. He further writes in his book , “People today rely on second-hand information, mainly through the news media or from academic sources, which are generally unsympathetic and inaccurate. So the picture they get is highly distorted and requires an alternative. Seeing this, I have been compelled to speak out”.

This sacred nation has been described 5000 years ago as MahaBharat. It literally means the Great Bharat ! Since ancient times, Bharat has always been the grandest panorama of glorious cultures, religions, wisdom, science, supreme knowledge and meaningful ways of life. The Bharatmata, who has never invaded any other country since her entire existence, is truly a symbol of love and tolerance ! In the past 2500 years, Bharatmata was subjected to invasions after invasions by the seekers of wealth and power and by destructive forces. In spite of all that, Bharatmata continues to remain spiritually powerful and culturally rich as she was in the ancient times.

Keeping the above wisdom in mind, we have taken upon ourselves the sacred task of revealing the Real India not only to Indians but to the millions of our admirers all around the globe.

“Those who seek their own pleasure and ignore the needs of others have wasted their lives. Strive constantly to serve the welfare of the world; by devotion to selfless work one attains the supreme goal of life” - Bhagavad Gita.

Linda Johnsen writes about India in her book and addresses our great country as “The Living Goddess”. She writes, “More recently, a series of foreign invasions and wholesale unabashed looting by the British Raj, eventually reduced India to poverty. The Europeans helped themselves to the vast wealth of the subcontinent, but not to its wisdom. But the Europeans did more than sack India, they actually fabricated a new history for it by introducing the Aryan Invasion Theory. European efforts to “rewrite” Indian history are a spectacular example of the Western attempt to erase the Goddess from history”.

If we spend the better portion of our lives in pursuit of the Truth, certainly the Truth will present itself before us. At that time, however; we will have to ask ourselves if it is Truth we wanted after all. - Swami B.V. Tripurari.

In a book “The Myth of the Aryan Invasion of India”, David Frawley writes ... “Based on new evidence of archeology, skeletal remains, geography, mathematics, astronomy and linguistics data, the Aryan Invasion Theory is now rejected by the Western as well as the Indian scholars such as S.R. Rao, Navaratna Rajaram, Subhash Kak, James Schaffer, Mark Kenoyer, S.P. Gupta, Bhagwan Singh, B.G. Siddharth, K.D. Sethna, K.D. Abhyankar, P.V. Pathak, Shrikant Talageri, S. Kalyanaraman, B.B. Chakravorty, George Feuerstien and myself to name a few .”

Swami B.V. Tripurari states in his book “Ancient Wisdom for Modern Ignorance” that Modern India is a westernized India that has either lost sight of its ancient culture or believes in its spiritual heritage without understanding much more of it than the surface.

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