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Indus scripts Deciphered

Indus scripts Deciphered

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Published by Jeyakumar Ramasami
This book is about Indus civilization. There are many new ideas and findings about Indus civilization. the first important finding is that Indus sites are burial grounds and not metropolitan city as popularly imagined so far. second finding is that the people who founded this civilization are neither Dravidian nor Aryan but Mesopotamians..Finally the Indus scripts have deciphered and it indicates the date and month of a persons death for shrartha ceremony. The book is also available for free download at My website--Google site/ induscivilizationsite.
This book is about Indus civilization. There are many new ideas and findings about Indus civilization. the first important finding is that Indus sites are burial grounds and not metropolitan city as popularly imagined so far. second finding is that the people who founded this civilization are neither Dravidian nor Aryan but Mesopotamians..Finally the Indus scripts have deciphered and it indicates the date and month of a persons death for shrartha ceremony. The book is also available for free download at My website--Google site/ induscivilizationsite.

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person used to visit the mortuary temples and pay their respect;
simultaneously they used to consult their ancestors for kinds of advices
through oracles i

before taking any major decisions. Here the role of priests
was that of a medium to consult the dead people’s spirit and translate the
same to the living persons. It could have provided a good reasonable means
of living to those priests. Present day priests have transformed themselves
from consultant of the ‘dead’ to communicator of ‘living God’. Because of
this total transformation of the religion, we are not able to understand the
old way of living. The relevance of this Minoan cult to the present
discussion in this book is that in Indus Valley Culture also similar cult
might have existed. It is likely that the present day building remains at
Mohenjo Daro and Harappa are remnants of funeral complexes and funeral
houses.

Decent into the under world

The consultation with dead was wide spread practice at Homeric time and even
before that, they were called as oracles in later day classical Greece. This
cult of consulting dead reminds of similar events as recorded by Homer in
the epic of Odyssey. Ulysses enters under world to consult his dead
mother; the narration given by Homer describes in a lively fashion the
religious ritual of consulting the dead. Similarly, Hercules also descends
into underworld to bring back his friend Iolaus into the living world and
succeeds in his efforts. All these stories of heroes visit to underworld bring
forth to the mind the nature of religion and custom of the ancient time.

Theories of Minoan demise

Santorini is a small island located about 100 km north of island of Crete. The
Santorini eruption occurred around 1600BC and estimated to have had a
Volcanic Explosivity Index of 6. This massive volcanic eruption has been
identified by ash fallout in eastern Crete and other islands and nearby
littoral areas of Aegean Sea and Eastern Mediterranean sea. The massive
eruption of Santorini led to the volcano's collapse into a submarine caldera,

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Oracle: A shrine consecrated to the worship and consultation of a prophetic deity, as
that of Apollo at Delphi(or).A person, such as a priestess, through whom a deity is held to
respond when consulted.(or)The response given through such a medium, often in the form of an
enigmatic statement or allegory. In modern days, the Mediums are operating like olden days
oracles, and claim that they are able to communicate with ghosts of ancestors and get advice
from the ghosts for the benefit of the customer.

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causing tsunamis which destroyed naval installations and settlements all
along the coast of Mediterranean sea. The eruption caused significant
climatic changes in the eastern Mediterranean region, Aegean Sea and
much of the Northern Hemisphere. There is also evidence that the eruption
caused failure of crops in China, inspired certain Greek myths, contributed
to turmoil in Egypt, and influenced many of the biblical Exodus stories. It
is being theorized that the Santorini eruption and the destruction of the city
at Akrotiri provided the basis for or otherwise inspired Plato's story of
Atlantis.

Significant amount of Minoan remains have been found above the Santorini ash
layer, implying that the Santorini eruption did not cause the immediate
downfall of the Minoans. As the Minoans were a sea power and depended
on their naval and merchant ships for their livelihood, the Santorini
eruption likely caused destruction of merchant ships in large scale because
of tsunami, resulting in significant economic hardship to the Minoans and
probable loss of empire in the long run. Whether these effects were enough
to trigger the downfall of the Minoan civilization is under intense debate.
The Mycenaean conquest of the Minoans occurred in Late Minoan period,
not many years after the eruption, and many archaeologists speculate that
the eruption induced a crisis in Minoan civilization, which allowed the
Mycenaeans to conquer them easily.

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