“Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide the facts we want to know-the present books deny us that.Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” Jain-Paul Sartre.
In the Rig Veda,Vishwamitra Gathina uses a powerful phrase:
“VISWA MIMTRASYA BRAHMEDAM RAKSHATI BHARATAM JANAM”
Bharatam Janam refers to the nation of Bharata.Bharatiya refers for Indian.The epic Mahabharata refers to the name of the entire sub continent comprising several kingdoms as Bharata.
“By South Asia is meant the area that throughout the centuries was known as Bharata which now includes the modern nation-states of India,Pakistan,Bangladesh,Srilanka, Afghanistan and Nepal.When the term India is used,in ancient history books it refers to the whole subcontinent before 1947”.In the Kurukshetra war,many western and northwestern kingdoms are mentioned such as Gandhara,Kamboja and Sind.These are now in Afganistan and Pakistan.
To understand the Ancient History of India,it becomes necessary to take note…
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