The Unsuccessful Attempts to Change Unbelievable Myths in Hinduism: Or What? - Analysis By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch

1. Who is the most powerful negative character in Hindu mythology? Alright there are many negative characters in hindu mythology. Most of them were blessed by gods and turned cruel. As famously said by Abraham Lincoln- all men can stand adversity but if you want to know his character, give him power. QUORA

2. Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma and others are trying to change unbelievable myths-tales, plays about existence or non-existence of gods and goddesses in Hinduisms or what?

3. Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma being a political intellectual seems unsuccessfully trying to change unbelievable myths-tales, plays about existence or non-existence of gods and goddesses in Hinduisms as the ‘Part of the epic tale, Mahabharata’, the 700-verse Gita is the world's longest poem and takes the form of a dialog on a battlefield between a prince, Arjuna, and Krishna. It captures the core beliefs of Hinduism but not all Hindus read the Gita.

4. “Hinduism is the world's oldest living religion and the third largest -- behind Christianity and Islam -- with more than 1 billion followers. Some argue that Hinduism is more a way of life than religion. It has no common creed or church. Nor is it based on the teachings of a founder or holy book.

5. Caste was an ancient system of occupational class delineated in Hindu texts that over the years developed into a rigid social hierarchy. The lowest castes, or untouchables, were marginalized and faced persecution.” Extract from Edition. cnn. com: an article 9 myths about Hinduism, debunked-show something to be false or wrong: By Moni Basu, CNN

6. “Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma suggests Sita was a test-tube baby: Omar Rashid LUCKNOW, UPDATED: JUNE 01, 2018 20:27 IST

7. Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma: A former two-time Mayor of Lucknow, Mr. Sharma is a Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh, holding the portfolios of Secondary Education and Higher Education, Science and Technology, Electronics and Information Technology.

8. Mr. Sharma’s father Kedarnath Sharma was close to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue Deen Dayal Upadyaya. Also a Professor of Commerce in the Lucknow University, Mr. Sharma has authored five books and 40 research papers.

9. He is a member of more than a dozen religious and cultural organisations in Lucknow ,and a life-time member of the World Association for Vedic Studies. He began his career with the Yuva Morcha, and has held the post of both vice president and president of the BJP’s youth front in U.P.

10.Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Friday, June 1, 2018 raised eyebrows after he suggested that the Hindu epic Ramayana’s Sita was a test-tube baby. Speaking at a skill completion function here, Mr. Sharma said: “It is said that Sitaji was born through a pitcher.

11. There must have been some sort of project for test-tube then...that a baby came out of the pitcher and became Sitaji. This must have been like today’s test-tube technology.” He claimed that aircraft technology existed during the times of the Ramayana and referred to the ‘Pushpak Viman’ in the epic.

12. Mr. Sharma also said technology for the “live telecast” of events existed during the time of the epic Mahabharata. He said that Sanjaya provided a “live-telecast” of the war in Kurukshetra to Dhritarashtra, while sitting in Hastinapur.

13. “Why am I telling you this? I am saying this because there were unlimited possibilities for skill development in Bharat Varsha,” Mr. Sharma said. ‘Exercise restraint’: BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav called Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma after the latter’s remarks generated a controversy.

14. Mr. Yadav, sources in the BJP said, asked Mr. Sharma to “exercise restraint” in his public utterances and not create unnecessary controversies. He was mocked and criticised on social media for his comments”. ”. THE HINDU

15. “UP Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi said they supported the statement made by Sharma at a programme on Thursday night. A video of his comments was widely circulated on social media.

16. “Sharma, who on Wednesday said that journalism had started during the times of the Mahabharata, said that Janak, Sita's father, had used a plough following which she was born from a pitcher.

17. "All of us know that Lord Ram returned from Lanka in Pushpak Vimaan. This proves that vimaan (aircaft) existed then. It is said Goddess Sita was born in a ghada (pitcher). At that point of time, some project of test tube baby existed," the BJP minister claimed on Thursday night.

18. "Janak (Sita's father) used a plough, and a baby came out from the pitcher. She became Sitaji. This is some kind of technology which is similar to today's test tube baby (technique)," Sharma said.

19. UP Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi defended Sharma, saying, "He has not made any controversial statement. We support the statement made by him."

20. "In fact, he has provided a glimpse into the Indian culture, which is presented in a distorted manner by a section of the media," Tripathi said.

21. Speaking at an event organised in Mathura to mark the 'Hindi Journalism Day' on Wednesday, Sharma had said the mythological character, Sanjaya, sitting at Hastinapur, narrated a bird's eye view of the war of Mahabharata, to Dhritarashtra.

22. "If this is not live telecast, then what is it," Sharma asked.

23. The deputy chief minister had also said that journalism had started during the times of the Mahabharata and he cited various instances from the Indian epics to buttress his claim.

24. The BJP minister equated another character, Narada, with the present-day Google.

25. "Your Google has started now, but our Google started a long time back. Narad Muni was the epitome of information. He could reach anywhere and transfer a message from one place to another by saying 'Narayana' three times," he said.

26. The BJP leaders have courted controversy by trying to link modern inventions with ancient India by claiming that advance medical procedures like cataract and plastic surgeries, theory of gravitation, nuclear tests and the Internet had all started during ancient times.

27. Sita was 'abducted' by Rama, says Gujarat board textbook: 'There is (a) very heart-touching description of the message conveyed by Laxman to Ram when Sita was abducted by Rama,' reads a paragraph giving some basic understanding to students about the epic Raghuvansham written by celebrated Sanskrit poet Kalidasa.

28. This error figures in the textbook meant for English medium students of Class XII. As the blooper in the English version of Sanskrit subject came to light, the Gujarat State School Textbook Board on Friday described it as a translation error and ordered an inquiry.

29. Internet, satellite communication existed in Mahabharata era: Tripura CM”. Rediff. com

Analysis Forwarded By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch

Posted on Jun 05, 18 | 9:03 am