Saturday, October 27, 2018

Sphinx temple of Baluchistan


VEDIC SPHINX TEMPLE CUM EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX

VEDIC SPHINX TEMPLE CUM EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX

#Balochistan was part of Indian state before the blunder of partition by our political leaders. There are many faded historical and archaeological complex in the region as it was a part of the great Sapta Sindhu Civilization (The Indus). One of the gem is a vedic sphinx which is located in Hingol National Park. In the centre of the same park lies the famous Shakti peeth of goddess #Sati (Shakti) which is famous as Hinglaj Mata Mandir. This temple is situated on Hingol river bank about 250 km to North West of Karachi. This temple has very old existence and #Jayadratha (Saindhava - King of #Sindhu), brother in law of Kauravas who married the only sister named Dushala built many temples around Hinglaj Mata Mandir. These sites predates Mahabharata (~5500 BC), and indeed this Vedic Sphinx was built by Sindhu Kingdom ruler.

Raja Deekshithar, discovered the sphinx in Indian Civilization with a position of an animal at the gate. Many believes it's a depiction of Narasimha or Purushamriga. This sphinx is considered as guardian of knowledge and believed to a well flourished higher educational centre. Very close to the sphinx is a Hindu temple like structure with Mandapa, the Vimana and top of Vimana is missing. The sphinx is reclining in front of temple acting like a guardian to the temple just like Nandi Bull in front of every Shiva Temple. In one form it seems like the sphinx is worshipping Shivlinga. Almost similar image of Purushamriga was found carved out in a south indian temple (see pic 8 ). Almost all ancient temples in North India was destroyed by foreign invaders which was started by Mahmud of Ghaznavi. A closer look of this entire complex gives clear cut evidences of a rock cut temple which can be found almost in all parts of Country.  The front carving which is eroded looks like of Kartikeya and Ganesha. The kalasha above the gopurams have been gone due to time.

The sites of Sapta Sindhu Civilization is been dated as far as 7700 BC, and further research on this master piece of Sindhu Kingdom should be studied.

In all possibility, these temples in Hingol was built by Jayadratha or his ancestors. His father name was King Vridhakshatra. It is believed that Sindhu Kingdom was founded by King Vrsadarbh who was son of Sivi and its capital was known as Vrsadarbhpura. The kingdom of Sauvira was founded by Prince Sauvira. The neighbouring kingdom of Madra, Kekaya and Sindhu  belonged to Madraka, Kekaya and Vrsadarbh; all four  were  son of great king named Shivi.

#Shivi was direct descendant of #Yayati's son Anu. #Anu had three sons; Sabhanara, Chakshusha and Paramekshu. Sabhanara Son was Kalanara; his son was Srinjeya; his son was Puranjeya; his son was Janamejaya; his son was Mahamani; his son Mahamanas; who had two son #Usinara and #Titikshu. Usinara had 5 sons ; Shivi, Trina, Gara, Krimi and Darvan. Shivi had 4 sons; Vrshadarbh, Sauvira, Kaikeya and Madra.

Titikshu had one son named Ushadratha; his son was Hema; his son was Sutapas; his son was Bali; whose 5 sons were Anga, Banga, Kalinga, Suhma and Pundra known as Dirghatamas. The son of Anga was #Para; his son was Divaratha; his son was Dharmaratha; his son was Romapada who also got title of Dasaratha; his son was Chaturanga; his son was Prithulaksha; his son was Champa who founded city Champa. The son of Champa was Harryanga; his son was Bhadraratha; his sons were Vrihatkarman and Vrihadratha. Vrihatkarman son was Vrihatmanas; his son was Jayadratha; his son was Vijaya; his son was Dhriti; his son was Dhritavarta; his son was Satyakarman;  his son was Adhiratha who found Karna in a basket; son of Karna was Vrishasena. These were also known as Anga Kings which started from King Anga.

PC : Bibhu Dev Mishra, IIT Kharagpur












#Balochistan was part of Indian state before the blunder of partition by our political leaders. There are many faded historical and archaeological complex in the region as it was a part of the great Sapta Sindhu Civilization (The Indus). One of the gem is a vedic sphinx which is located in Hingol National Park. In the centre of the same park lies the famous Shakti peeth of goddess #Sati (Shakti) which is famous as Hinglaj Mata Mandir. This temple is situated on Hingol river bank about 250 km to North West of Karachi. This temple has very old existence and #Jayadratha (Saindhava - King of #Sindhu), brother in law of Kauravas who married the only sister named Dushala built many temples around Hinglaj Mata Mandir. These sites predates Mahabharata (~5500 BC), and indeed this Vedic Sphinx was built by Sindhu Kingdom ruler.

Raja Deekshithar, discovered the sphinx in Indian Civilization with a position of an animal at the gate. Many believes it's a depiction of Narasimha or Purushamriga. This sphinx is considered as guardian of knowledge and believed to a well flourished higher educational centre. Very close to the sphinx is a Hindu temple like structure with Mandapa, the Vimana and top of Vimana is missing. The sphinx is reclining in front of temple acting like a guardian to the temple just like Nandi Bull in front of every Shiva Temple. In one form it seems like the sphinx is worshipping Shivlinga. Almost similar image of Purushamriga was found carved out in a south indian temple (see pic 8 ). Almost all ancient temples in North India was destroyed by foreign invaders which was started by Mahmud of Ghaznavi. A closer look of this entire complex gives clear cut evidences of a rock cut temple which can be found almost in all parts of Country.  The front carving which is eroded looks like of Kartikeya and Ganesha. The kalasha above the gopurams have been gone due to time.

The sites of Sapta Sindhu Civilization is been dated as far as 7700 BC, and further research on this master piece of Sindhu Kingdom should be studied.

In all possibility, these temples in Hingol was built by Jayadratha or his ancestors. His father name was King Vridhakshatra. It is believed that Sindhu Kingdom was founded by King Vrsadarbh who was son of Sivi and its capital was known as Vrsadarbhpura. The kingdom of Sauvira was founded by Prince Sauvira. The neighbouring kingdom of Madra, Kekaya and Sindhu  belonged to Madraka, Kekaya and Vrsadarbh; all four  were  son of great king named Shivi.

#Shivi was direct descendant of #Yayati's son Anu. #Anu had three sons; Sabhanara, Chakshusha and Paramekshu. Sabhanara Son was Kalanara; his son was Srinjeya; his son was Puranjeya; his son was Janamejaya; his son was Mahamani; his son Mahamanas; who had two son #Usinara and #Titikshu. Usinara had 5 sons ; Shivi, Trina, Gara, Krimi and Darvan. Shivi had 4 sons; Vrshadarbh, Sauvira, Kaikeya and Madra.

Titikshu had one son named Ushadratha; his son was Hema; his son was Sutapas; his son was Bali; whose 5 sons were Anga, Banga, Kalinga, Suhma and Pundra known as Dirghatamas. The son of Anga was #Para; his son was Divaratha; his son was Dharmaratha; his son was Romapada who also got title of Dasaratha; his son was Chaturanga; his son was Prithulaksha; his son was Champa who founded city Champa. The son of Champa was Harryanga; his son was Bhadraratha; his sons were Vrihatkarman and Vrihadratha. Vrihatkarman son was Vrihatmanas; his son was Jayadratha; his son was Vijaya; his son was Dhriti; his son was Dhritavarta; his son was Satyakarman;  his son was Adhiratha who found Karna in a basket; son of Karna was Vrishasena. These were also known as Anga Kings which started from King Anga.

PC : Bibhu Dev Mishra, IIT Kharagpur

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