From: kishore patnaik
On 1/23/08, ualarauans <ualarauans@...> wrote:
--- In email@example.com, "kishore patnaik"
> Wild , baseless and blatantly needless speculation on my
OK, then what are your motives? And, for the record, I said nothing
about your personality. Re-read my post.
> That there is some Hindu influence on the motifs and architecture
> is common knowledge.
Ah, it comes again... Who shares this knowledge besides yourself?Your "decipherment" is absolutely arbitrary and proves nothing. And,
> The motifs of Lotus and Swastik are found in Mayan civilization
There is a
> picture from the Maya Codex Tro-Cortesianus. It shows a tortoise,
> churning rod and a serpent being used as a rope by figures of dark
> shade While the Greek scholars found it difficult to understand
> picture, any one who is conversant with Indian puranas would
> decpher this as depicting the mythological and cosmologically
> story of Ocean churning by Gods and Demons.
> Another example would be the serpent of sunlight and shadow seen
> Itzá. At the time of the equinoxes, as the Sun moves from east to
> pattern of light and shadow appears on the west balustrade of the
> stairway of the Castillo at Chichén Itzá. This display resembles a
> descending snake whose head is the monumental serpent head carved
> stone at the foot of the stairs There are several famous and not
> temples in India which would play with the sunlight. That sun rays
> deity's image on a particular day or on a particular time of the
since we are on a linguistic list, I'm asking you again: please
present some linguistic proof for your theory.
> Ofcourse, most of the Indian scholars discussing the Hindu
> Mayans do dabble with the idea of connecting this culture with the
> Indian mythology, but not on a very serious note.
Glad to hear it.
> It is my hypothesis and endeavour that such connection is avialble.
Then let us have a look at your arguments. Or say explicitly that
there's no detectable links between the Maya languages and Sanskrit
and that your theory is based exclusively on the "decipherment" of
pictures in Mayan codices.