Highlights of Ancient Ramappa Temple, Telangana

Hey guys, today I am going to show you the highlights of this brilliant ancient temple, known as Ramappa temple which is said to be at least 800 years old. This is located in a remote village and strangely, the temple is named after the craftsman who designed the temple, his name was Ramappa, according to folklore.

The first thing that you see is this tall tower. The tower is very special, it is made of floating bricks, yes if you take a brick out of this tower and put it in water, it will float, instead of sinking like regular bricks. This is one of such bricks from the temple. How did they create this kind of technology in ancient times and why? I have already explained this in a previous video. Because of this floating rock technology, it was recently nominated to the UNESCO world heritage site.

When you look at the ceiling, you see these  strange  patterns, these small hemispherical protrusions. There is a reason for this,  in ancient Hindu temples, every little thing was made with a reason. But I am not gonna tell you what it is, please leave your thoughts in the comment section. You can see how the different slabs are perfectly fit together, and the first time you see it, you realize that it is not perfect, you can see some gaps between the slabs. Why is it not perfectly fit? Well, let us  go in and see why these gaps exist.

Once you enter, you realize that this temple has been hit by a powerful earthquake. The floor shows several plinth beams popped out from under the ground. This is why the floor looks like this, believe it or not, the earthquake actually flattened everything nearby but the temple has only undergone minor damage. Now you realize why these gaps were formed in the ceilings of the temple. This is the effect of the earthquake. I will tell you more about the temple, but first let us go into the main chamber and see what’s inside.

Though main sanctum is elaborately designed on the outside, your eyes are naturally drifting to what’s inside. As we go towards the sanctum, there is a beautiful cylindrical lingam which appears to be made of shiny black basalt, polished to a mirror finish, but it could be made of geopolymer. What’s more interesting is the base: there are multiple striations and grooves cut on the base, looks like this whole thing was machined with high tech equipment. Remember, the main chamber is called the Sanctum Sanctorum, nobody is allowed to enter that chamber except the priest, so there is no way to examine this lingam. I am standing in the ante chamber. The lingam has a golden arch set up over it. It is quite dark here, but the main lingam looks illuminated.

Now, let us examine the carvings just outside the sanctum. Normally, the main deity will be protected by 2 male guardians called Dwarapalakas, but here we have 2 females guardians on either side of the entrance. Today, the Indian traffic system is based on the British model, we keep to the left side. But in ancient India, people always used the right side. You enter from the right and look how this female doorkeeper greets you with a Namaste. After you finish absorbing the energy from the lingam, when you go out, the other girl will give you a banana, a standard Hindu custom for anyone who leaves the place. This is the famous image of Krishna playing flute. Look how is touching a tree. Now,  If you tap on this tree, you will get different tones of music, proof of ancient technology.

The pillars of this temple are insanely decorated. The artistic appeal is just incredible. Here you can see some dancers. But notice how some of the dancers are sharing their legs, these 3 dancers should be having a total of 6 legs, but instead they have only 4 legs, and it creates an interesting optical illusion. Ancient Indian Temples have a unique way of blending art and science, to create a magical effect.

The carvings here are actually quite small, but they are all in 3D, not 2D. What this means is that you can see that the legs are carved like actual legs, there is space behind them, you can put your finger behind the legs. Carvings something like this is not easy, if these are carvings at all. I don’t know if they were molded, they look like these were made by melting rocks and casting them, like wax. There is more evidence of this, here you can see a rock, bent like a piece of rubber. This is very clear that it was bent. But rocks don’t bend, they are supposed to break, which makes me wonder, what kind of technology did ancient builders use? How did they accomplish this?

What’s crazier than these pillars? The ceiling blocks which appear to have cymatic designs. This is just mind boggling, because the details are just too much to grasp. I could spend hours explaining the ceiling features alone but I will just show you one block, so you can see what kind of details are implemented.

In the center, this is a protruding panel which is hanging in 3D. On it, you can see a dancing Shiva. There is a rhombus shape around it, where you have 4 main deities along with sub-deities, and there is another square around it, where you have 4 more deities, also with sub-deities. These are called Ashtadik Palakas, the guardians of 8 directions. There are also 4 rectangles outside, each one telling a different story of Shiva. You can see all the other characters from these stories as well. But it does not stop there, there are 4 more rectangles outside this too, which tell  more stories of Shiva. So, in just one panel, there are more than a 100 deities, all of them are still identifiable, after 800 years.  I am too tired even to explain the gods and what they do here , but imagine how hard it must have been to carve them. There is a lot more stuff I could show you inside the temple, but let us go outside, because there are some really crazy things we can see on the outside as well.

Look at these carvings… what we see are crazy scenes from ancient wrestling fights. Look at the various types of locks and positions these carvings are showing. This means that these kind of sports existed at least 800 years ago in India, even though I believe that this temple is much older. Look at this carving, see how the guy on top has completely dominated the guy on the bottom, making him impossible to move. But what’s more interesting? We can even see a referee standing nearby, giving a point, just like what we see in today’s wrestling games.

In the outside wall, there are plenty of carvings which show dancing women, various animals,  Hindu gods, etc but there are two carvings carved side by side, which stand out. The first one is a figure which holds a shield and a sword. The second one is the same figure but it is shown completely unclad with very long arms, his arms are going below his knees. What is the story behind this? He is Bahubali, the popular jain God who renounces war and becomes a monk. His long ears and arms confirm that he is Bahubali, but why is this carved in a Hindu Temple? Because in ancient India, all religions co-existed quite peacefully, this is why we see Hindu, Buddhist and Jain temples , all carved together in places like Ellora caves for example.

Another fascinating thing is the elephants carved on the walls. There are a total of 526 elephants carved, and locals claim that no 2 elephant carvings look alike. But I think, this is an exaggeration, the elephants, just like the female guardians are actually telling us how to go around the temple. If you do not know how to go around the temple, just follow the elephants. Walk where the elephants walk, and stand and pray to Gods, where the elephants pray to Gods. If you understand symbolism, you will understand ancient India.

Praveen Mohan

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Ancient Free Energy Device Re-created? Original Bhaskara’s Wheel

Hey guys, I finally managed to build a perpetual motion device, or a free energy device based on the ancient Indian design by Bhaskara. On the internet, you will mostly see this model, where bottles are attached to the circumference of a wheel, filled with water. But this is not the actual Bhaskara’s design. I built the Bhaskara’s wheel based on the original design by Bhaskara. Now what this has, is that it has hollow tubes for spokes and inside these tubes Bhaskara wants us to fill mercury. Now I am going to demonstrate how this perpetual motion device actually works. And I do have mercury so stay tuned and watch till the end of the video and let me know what do you think.

Now, Who is this Bhaskara?  Bhaskara also known as Bhaskara the Learned, is an ancient Indian mathematician as well as an astronomer, who lived about 900 years ago. He was the very first person to think of a perpetual motion machine, a wheel that would run forever. He also made several key discoveries including the principles of differential calculus, 500 years before Isaac Newton.

 He realized that in this setup, the liquid would keep moving inside, leaving one side of the wheel perpetually heavier than the other, turning the wheel forever. But why do we need a wheel that runs forever?

 If we can invent anything that can run forever, then we could get free energy. Today we are buying energy from external sources, but what if there is a machine which can run on its own, then we can tap into it, and make light bulbs glow or run fans, without paying for electricity. This is why devices like the Bhaskara’s wheel are called Free Energy Devices. Sometimes, they are also known as Overunity Devices because they operate at an efficiency of more than 100%.  If we make a device like this, we can get an unlimited supply of electricity.

Will Bhaskara’s wheel accomplish the job? Today, the internet is full of these wheels, where people claim that this is Bhaskara’s wheel. The design is quite simple. It has several bottles attached to the circumference of the wheel. These bottles are partially filled with water, I just added colors to it, so you can see it better. I made sure that the bottles are filled with exactly

the same amount of water now if I rotate, some people claim that this wheel will run forever. Let us see if this works. I have an online stopwatch, I am going to spin this wheel and start the stopwatch. Let’s see how long this will actually work?

So you can see that this wheel actually was spinning only for about a minute. Now, Of course this wheel is poorly balanced and this is not the prefect model. But still even if you made a perfectly balanced wheel, this wheel would have stopped anyway. Why?

Because this is not the actual Bhaskara’s Wheel. As you can see it stopped after, just about a minute, So does this prove that perpetual motion machines do not exist? No! This is not the Bhaskara’s wheel at all. This is not the Bhaskara’s design at all.

This is the Bhaskara’s original design. I have designed Bhaskara’s wheel as per Bhaskara’s original design. It is a well-balanced wheel and I have put bearings on it to reduce friction. The spokes are actually hollow tubes which can be filled with mercury and I will show how to make it run forever. But first, these tubes have been left empty and I am going to give it a spin and let’s watch how long this rotates. So I am starting the timer. And these tubes are empty but I am going to give it a spin and Let’s see how long this spin.

ok you can see that it stopped. As you can see this device ran for about 2 minutes. To make it into a free energy device, Bhaskara advices to add mercury in equal proportions into these tubes. So, I am going to use a syringe to take mercury out this container and put into these tubes and put them all in place. Why is this important? Because when I rotate the wheel, mercury would flow from one side of the spoke to another, making the wheel increase its motion. Why did Bhaskara decide to use mercury instead of water? Because mercury is very heavy liquid and has some magical properties and also does not stick to anything.

Ok now you can see that I have filled all the tubes and this is the last tube, but watch what happens as soon as I put in the last tube. This is going to be very interesting. As you can see, as soon as put in the mercury the wheels starts to spin by itself. This is the perpetual motion machine which will literally spin forever. Perpetual motion is actually confirmed by Newton’s First Law of Motion. Newton says ‘An object in motion will remain in motion, unless there is an external force.’ Think of planet earth and how long it has been continuously spinning without stopping. It has already been moving for more than 4.5 billion years. So, how does this wheel spin forever?

So, this is the secret! I put my hand behind it as soon as put the last tube and turned it like this. So this is how most of the perpetual machines on Youtube work. YouTube is full of videos which claim that they have created perpetual motion machines, but most of them, if not all of them are fake. They realized the best way to get free energy is by making fake videos and get adsense money to pay their power bill. That is free energy, if you think about it.

So why does the Bhaskara’s wheel not work? What really happens is that, moving parts make one side of the wheel heavy and shifts the center of mass downwards below what’s the center right now. So, with the change in the center of mass, the wheel just acts like a normal wheel, it will slow down and then swing like a pendulum before it finally stops.

About 500 years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci took the Bhaskara’s wheel and tried to create a perpetual motion machine. He added little balls inside the spokes instead of mercury. Of course, it is pretty easy to do this. All I have to do is add little metal balls inside the spokes. This is the Da Vinci’s attempt at making a perpetual motion machine, and of course this will also stop, it cannot run perpetually.

So, this is Da Vinci’s attempt at making a perpetual motion machine and of course you can see this will also stop. Of course, the Da Vinci’s attempt at making the perpetual motion machine also failed. This will also stop because it can not run perpetually.

Why? Because as far as we know, all Perpetual motion machines break the first and second laws of thermodynamics. This is almost like trying to charge a power bank with itself. Now, think about it? Did I just make a perpetual motion machine? Is it a free energy device? Am I able to charge the power bank using the power from the power bank itself?

Now, this is not to say we may never come up with an actual perpetual motion machine. Because we do not understand much about the Universe, and many of us have a closed mind which does not think of new possibilities. Think about it, before Wright brothers, a lot of scientists were convinced that anything heavier than air would never be able to fly in air. It sounds remarkably scientific, but some people do break these “Universal Laws” and then it becomes a matter of fact. For example, think about making a device powered by radioactive decay from an isotope with a really long half-life. If we make such a device, it will run for thousands of years.

We already have something called the Oxford Electric Bell which is still working after 175 years of continuous running. If you look carefully, you can see the little vibration, this is the bell ringing. Of course, scientists argue that these are not perpetual motion machines, but imagine spinning a wheel and it runs for a hundred years without stopping. It would take scientists a 100 years to verify if it is a perpetual motion machine or not, and I think by current standards it would be a significant step forward in science. Plus, Nikola Tesla himself once said quote: “ No free energy device will ever be allowed to reach the market.” end quote. This means that such devices are indeed possible.

Some have claimed that Bhaskara actually made another device which did run forever, it is said that many of his writings and inventions were destroyed, and this technology is lost. Remember, many strange devices were invented in India including the anti-gravity jar. So, may be ancient people did build free energy devices.

So what do you think? Is it possible to build a perpetual motion machine? Or is this just a pipe dream? Please let me know your thoughts in the comments section.

Praveen Mohan

URUMI – A Bizarre Ancient Weapon from India

Hey guys, today we are going to look at an ancient Indian weapon known as ‘Urumi’. This is how it looks, now, is it a sword? Or is it a whip? It is a combination of both, it is a flexible metal weapon with several blades. Urumi is quite popular in the Indian state of Kerala, where many people still practice and even carry it in their belt for self-defense. Yes, it can be neatly curled up and tied around your body, just like a belt.

Unlike most other weapons like knives or shields, the Urumi cannot be used effectively by a beginner. This is why it is known as a very bizarre and complicated weapon. It is not only dangerous for the enemy, it is equally dangerous for the user as well, because if you make one mistake while using it, you can get seriously hurt. So, this is not a user-friendly weapon. It takes many years of practice before you can master this weapon and use it effectively.

Here you are looking at an antique Urumi, at least a hundred years old. My friend Jayesh collects antique weapons and has been documenting these things for many years.While weapons like swords will make deep cuts in the skin and can cause instant death, the Urumi is different. It will make your skin and some flesh peel out with every blow, but a single blow is usually not lethal. In this antique piece, the blades have become blunt, so you can see that it is not cutting this banana stem, but imagine a brand new Urumi attacking a person, it can cause some serious damage.

In English we can call it as a flexible sword or even a metal whip and it usually has a simple wooden handle. Historians believe that the Urumi was invented around 300 BC, about 2300 years ago in India.  Remember, I have showed you some very interesting weapons like the man-catcher on my channel, but Urumi is a very effective defense weapon, especially if you are fighting against multiple enemies.. If you are surrounded my many opponents, Urumi can be used to create a defensive sphere around you, and no one will be able to even come close to you. This can be very useful and is considered as a part of ancient martial arts used for self-defense.

In the ancient Indian martial arts system known as KalariPayattu, this weapon is considered very important.  In this martial arts system, the Urumi is the last weapon to be taught, because it is so difficult to master this weapon.  A well-trained fighter is capable of handling 2 Urumis at the same time. Imagine fighting against a person wielding 2 Urumis at the same time, it can be twice as deadly. The only way you can fight him, is by using 2 Urumis yourself. Watching 2 guys use 4 Urumis is a very interesting sight.

In the state of Punjab, the Urumi is used with some variations. Here you can see how the Urumi is used with ease, it has almost become a demonstration weapon. Some Urumis only have one blade and sometimes there are up to 32 blades in a single weapon.

Praveen Mohan

 

Secret Temple of Toda Tribe – What is Inside?

Hey guys, today we are going to a very unique site. We are going to a tribal temple. I have shown you hundreds of temples but there are temples which are still used by tribes of India. And we are going to look at a specific tribe called the Todas.

As you can see this is a weird looking spire and this is one of the temples of the Todas. Let’s go take a look and see what’s up there but I have to take off my shoes because this is holy grounds. The Toda temples are shrouded in mystery. They come from pre-historic times and Thodas are still a very primitive tribe. There is only about 1500 of them, alive. They do not interact with the outside world. And their temples are very secretive.

What is inside these temples? Why are they maintained in such a secretive manner? As you can see this is the entrance and it is blocked with a rock and I am going to try and see what is inside. I am not able to open this. What could possibly be inside that is so secretive? So you can see this is not opening. I am trying to open this.. What could possibly be inside?

Let me see if I can find an opening where I can show you what’s inside. This has never been seen by anybody outside the Todas. I don’t see any openings I can use to show you what’s inside this temple. So what else is there? Is there anything?  This is .. There is a hole. And it looks like it is going in really deep. But there is no light. Let me see…  I have no idea what’s inside. … But it is really deep and I don’t have enough lights to show you what’s inside. What could possibly be inside?

Why have the tribes maintained these temples in complete secrecy? There must be something very important here. But we don’t know what it is? And I am not able to find it. Some claim that Thodas worship aliens. Some claim there are underground chambers beneath the Toda temples. The thoda temples have been very mysterious places for many centuries. Some claim there are no idols inside Toda temples. Others claim there are 2 idols inside Thoda temples and these 2 idols look like Grey Aliens. There are 2 Gods worshipped by Thodas. One of them is called Pithi and there is another god who is the son of Pithik, known as Aan. According to Thodas the God Pithik created all of Humanity.

Todas have strange customs. Thodas practice something called Polyandry. Now what is polyandry? It is almost the opposite of Polygamy. Now, in Polygamy a husband usually has multiple wives and modern-day sociologists and anthropologists think that this is somehow an oppressive male chauvinistic practice. But Todas practice something called polyandry where a single woman is allowed to have multiple husbands. In fact, a typical Toda woman is allowed to marry even her husband’s brothers.

Toda’s marriage practices are very strange indeed. A typical Toda couple should have a ‘live-in’ relationship for at least a year and make sure the girl gets pregnant for at least about .. she should be about 6 months pregnant before the priest can .. their marriage. So, the couple will not get married unless the girl gets pregnant.

Now, even though the marriage practices give a lot of preference to women, women are not allowed to go into the Toda temples.  In fact, I am standing inside the outer fence of a Thoda temple, but none of the Toda women are even allowed to come beyond this fence. It is said that women can be very emotional and they can get very curious and end up going inside the temple and see what is inside. To prevent them from getting curious, and actually looking at what’s inside the temple, Thoda community have prevented all women from going beyond this outer circumference.

Guys, as you can see this another temple of the Todas. But we are not at all allowed to go inside. Thodas claim that their houses, the rainbow shaped houses, are modelled after the home of their god Pithi. Now, some people claim that there is a cave in this area which is still considered the home of God Pithik. Is it possible that there is still a cave, where the god Pithi actually came from? Thodas live in rainbow shaped huts known as Munds. A typical mund would be 10 feet tall, 18 feet long and 9 feet wide.

Thodas have strange social customs also. A youngster would have to fall on his knees and bow in front of an elder. And an elder would typically take his right leg and put it on top of the youngster’s head. As you can see.. this monument, this thoda monument, has some inscriptions, and here we can see the letter aum in Tamil. The thodas speak a very different language. It is very similar to the ancient language of Tamil but it is not Tamil.  As you can see, they still have writings which are in Tamil.

So how do the Todas survive in modern days? Believe it or not, Thodas still do not use money. They only use barter system. Every Thodas family at least a dozen buffalos.. water buffalos. And they get dairy products and milk from these buffalos and exchange it with other communities where they can get rice and other vegetables. This is how they still survive. Most of them still do not use any form of money.

Praveen Mohan

10,000 year old Astronaut, ‘La Chaquira’ – Ancient Aliens in Colombia?

Hey guys, today I am going to a very remote part of Colombia known as El Tablon, which means a platform or a flat board in Spanish. There is a very strange ancient carving at this place which is supposed to be one of the oldest carvings, showing an alien, an extraterrestrial figure. Here, the roads are not paved and are very narrow. This is deep country side of Colombia and the road is flanked by plenty of trees and plants.
This place is nowhere near the road, which means we had to park the truck and then walk. I do have a Colombian guide with me, who helps me with my travels. Archeology department of Colombia has put up steps, leading to this area, but this is a site no one visits because of its remote location. I had to walk for about 30 minutes before I finally saw La Chaquira.
Right away, you will get a strange feeling when you look at this figure. This is one of the weirdest carvings I have ever seen. Its eyes are too large to be human and it has a strange smile, almost a mischievous grin on its face.
What’s the origin of this statue? Archeologists have no idea, but perhaps his finger pointing to the sky might have the answer to that. Did he come from the sky, thousands of years ago? Let us go take a closer look and see if we can get any other information. Normally people do not climb up the rocks to get closer to this. Chaquira appears to have a helmet with a small protrusion on top, if this is not a transmitter or antenna, it could be a topknot. At the bottom, look at its legs, its wearing boots and both the legs are pointing in different directions. Talking about directions, Chaquira appears to be aligned facing the east, and this may have something to do with the sunrise.
And this is a brilliant location, on the other side you can see a valley, there are waterfalls, a river and there is nobody around, this is a fantastic location to carve this figure. Going back to why it is pointing up like that, you can clearly see that it is using its index finger pointing to the sky, while having a mischievous smile on its face. And this is not the only ancient figure like this. About 1700 miles away, there is a figure drawn on the Nazca desert, it is actually called El Astronauta or The Astronaut which is doing the exact same thing. Round eyes, and pointing to the sky. It is in the neighboring country of Peru, and there are several mysterious figures like this, called Nazca lines and you can only see them while you are flying from the air.
Did ancient astronauts visit our planet thousands of years ago? Is this why we see carvings like La Chaquira? Archeologists do not want to answer this question, but they also accept they do not know anything about this carving. Nobody knows why it has been called the Chaquira, but some locals say it is the God of the sky, the god of thunder and lightning. This is quite interesting because there is a Mayan God known as Chaac who is also the god of thunder and lightning and there is a Hindu god known as Sakka, more popularly known as Indra who is also the god of thunder and lighting. Is this a mere coincidence, or are they all talking about the same God? There are no other features on this carving so I can’t give you more details on that. But remember what I have told you in my other videos, usually, you will not find just one isolated carving or cave painting or any type of archeological find. You will find them in clusters. So I began looking at other rocks to see if I could find more carvings. I was disappointed I could not find a lot of them, but then, I noticed something quite intriguing. There is a strange carving directly behind La Chaquira. This is probably the first time this carving has been revealed online, because when I googled it, I could find absolutely nothing other than the la Chaquira carving. Here we can see a face wearing a helmet which has protruding antennas. Its other features are not clear, although it appears that it is also pointing up, to the sky. There is something very unique about this place, this is the only ancient site in Colombia where we have 2d carved figures on rocks, as opposed to full 3d statues. I have shown you plenty of full statues in Colombia in different videos, but here, we can just see carvings on the rock face.
At a distance, I could also find another carving which looks like some kind of an animal. This is probably a monkey or a bear. It is not perfect, and it has seen thousands of years of corrosion. This entire area must have hundreds of carvings hidden in the bushes and tall grass. In fact, this entire valley must have thousands of carvings and statues, waiting to be found.
Why did ancient builders make these strange carvings and figures thousands of years ago? More importantly, why did they leave them in places where it is nearly impossible to access them?
What do you think? Was la Chaquira an ancient astronaut who came down from the sky thousands of years ago? If not, what else could it be? Please let me know your thoughts in the comments section, I am Praveen Mohan, thanks a lot for watching, don’t forget to subscribe and also click on the bell button to get all the updates. Please give this video a thumbs up and do share it with your friends and I will talk to you soon. Bye!

Praveen Mohan

Is San Agustin Megalithic Site, a Hindu Temple? Ancient Aliens in Colombia

Hey guys, in the previous video I showed you how several ancient statues found in San Agustin archeological park, in Colombia, belonging to Hinduism. In this video, I am going to show you other statues.. like this one, and explain what they really are.

Let us take a good look at this statue. It is gigantic more than 10 feet tall, made of one solid block of stone and is rectangular in shape. The face is portrayed with fangs in its mouth and you can see it holding a small baby. What is the standard explanation for this statue?  Mainstream experts tell us they have no idea what this is, and some have even guessed that this represents a child-eating monster like deity. There are several statues found in this area, which look about the same. According to several experts , Pre-Colombian people who lived here thousands of years ago,

were primitive people who sacrificed children in order to please these monsters. These kind of demeaning explanations were given right from the start when the Spanish Conquistadors arrived in Colombia and the native culture seemed quite unexplainable them. Think about it, would human beings worship Child-eating monsters?

Let me tell you what is going on here. There is not only a face on the top of this statue, there is one on the bottom as well. Let us invert the statue and look at the face at the bottom. The face clearly depicts extreme pain. This woman is giving birth to a baby, this is why she is gritting her teeth and clenching her fist as tightly as possible, because of labor pain. This figure on top, the “Monster” is actually a doctor, who is helping the woman to deliver the baby. And sure enough, just like a modern day obstetrician, he is holding the baby upside down, this is standard medical practice, even today. How was I able to figure all this out?

Because this story is clearly recorded in ancient Indian texts. This God is known as Thayumanavar in Hinduism who helped women deliver healthy babies.  There are temples dedicated to him in India. For example there is a 6th century temple in a city called Tiruchy, where pregnant women still come from all over India to get this God’s blessings for smooth and easy delivery. In India, this God is typically shown holding a baby in his hands. This is an avatar of Lord Shiva, and in South India, ancient Shiva statues are portrayed with fangs, to show his ferocity. If you look at Kailasanathar temple which is 1300 years old, all Shiva statues are portrayed with fangs.

And this god, Thayumanavar is found carved with the same fangs, in many places around San Agustin in Colombia. This ancient site is called El Purutal and it has a statue where the original painting is still intact. The God looks quite fierce because of his fangs and is shown holding a baby. The Europeans who conquered the land and later unearthed these statues had no idea about these stories, and merely imagined that this was a monster who ate children. There is yet another detail on this statue which is quite fascinating. It has a crown made of several skulls, this is fantastic because we have seen the same details in many many Hindu carvings. I even showed you how some of the skulls had tiny hollows in them,  in a different video.

There is yet another form of Shiva which is also carved in San Agustin. Look at this statue: it is shown holding a severed head in one hand and a knife in the other hand.  These are specific avatars of Shiva called Bhairava, which are often shown with a severed head or a skull. Here is a typical ancient Bhairava statue from South India. Look at the severed head in one hand and a sword in the other hand. Now if you look carefully, you will notice a skull necklace worn by Shiva. Here is another statue of Bhairava also from South India, his sword has been broken,  but you can clearly see how he is holding a severed head and wearing a skull necklace and his face also shows fangs in his mouth. Now when the Bhairava cult moved to Nepal, look at how his iconography evolves. Bhairava looks much more fierce, again with a sword, multiple heads in one hand and a skull garland. When Hindus moved to Indonesia, watch what happens to Bhairava. It will be hard even for Indians to identify this as Bhairava, because it almost looks completely different, but it is Bhairava. Again, fangs in the mouth, sword has shortened into a knife and yes this is a half skull and he is wearing skull garland. Now, when Hindus move to Colombia, this is what happens. Same features, fangs in the mouth, severed head in one hand and a knife in the other.

The mainstream explanation of the ancient Colombian civilization again, is that this a God which demanded human sacrifices, and experts claim that the people who lived here sacrificed human beings, as a ritual for this evil god. But this is not what it is, humans never worship something evil. The important detail is that the head he is holding belongs to an evil person and the deity is basically the destroyer of evil. This is what Shiva does, he destroys evil doers. This is why these statues were worshipped, because humans believed the god would destroy evil doers.

Here is yet another statue of Bhairava in San Agustin, shown with fangs and is wearing a skull medallion in his neck. Again quite a common representation in India, I have worked with many Bhairava followers, in the past 5 years. So, this is the statue of Bhairava in San Agustin Archeological Park but there are some very interesting features here. He is flanked by 2 guardians or doorkeepers on either side and they are both holding weapons.

This is classic Hinduism where a central deity is guarded by 2 guardians called Dwarapalakas. Very common in Hindu temples, and yes they are always shown holding weapons to protect the main deity. Even more interesting, these guardians are protected by Nagas or reptilians on top. Remember I showed you in my previous video, how 2 headed reptilian figures were carved in San Agustin.

Let’s take a look at another statue at San Agustin. It shows Thayumanavar holding a baby, but his guardians are not human at all. They are both Nagas, snakes, you can clearly see the scales, the ribs of the snakes. What is really fascinating is that, in temples in India and Sri Lanka, the naga guardians are shown as partial humanoids. They are shown with hoods of the snake but they have human features as well. When the Hindus traveled to South East Asia, we can see a distinct change in style. Now, the Naga guardians began looking almost completely like snakes, sometimes even like dragons. However, when Hinduism reached Colombia, the style has changed even more. The Nagas don’t even look like snakes. We can only identify them by certain features like their ribs and hoods at the top. This change in style is the main reason, no one has identified these Gods as Hindu Gods. They look remarkably different from the Hindu Gods of India. Because India and Colombia are very distant countries, so the style in motifs has undergone an enormous change.

But we are overlooking an important detail. All the Naga gatekeepers I showed you in India and Asia were not placed side by side with the main deity. The Nagas were usually placed as gate keepers, before you entered the temple and saw the main deity. But in San Agustin, this is not the case. You can see the Nagas are placed side by side with the statue. But when I went into the Museum of San Agustin, I saw something quite interesting.  They have a display of all the old photos and they show how these structures originally looked. And sure enough, look at how this looked before the archeologists started to  “arrange” the statues at San Agustin. The Nagas were originally placed as gatekeepers, before you entered the chamber and saw the main deity. And it appears the temple would have had multiple chambers, just like regular Hindu temples and the Nagas were placed well before entering the temple.

So, think about everything I have shown you. Is this an evil monster or an ancient doctor delivering a baby? Is this a deity which needs human sacrifice or is he a destroyer of evil doers? And these guardian doorkeepers, especially the Naga doorkeepers – a mere coincidence between Colombian and Indian civilizations? Or was San Agustin Archeological Park, an ancient Hindu temple, built thousands of years ago?

Praveen Mohan

Ancient Hindu Temple Found in Colombia? San Agustin Archaeological Site

Hey guys, today I am going to show you a mysterious ancient site in a city called San Agustin in the country of Colombia, which is in South America. I am going to show you some solid evidence that this was built by Hindus who originally came from India. Yes, I do understand that India and Colombia are about 11,000 miles apart. But I hope you will watch till the end of the video and then decide if this site was built by Hindus or not.

Look at this statue in this site, here you can see an eagle like bird holding a snake in its beak and if you look carefully you can see that the snake is also held in the birds talons. While archeologists in Colombia are not able to explain why such a statue is carved here,  this is clearly explained both in Hindu scriptures and Hindu sculptures. This bird is called Garuda which has an eternal enmity with the serpent Naga. I want to show you several such carvings from Hindu temples. In temples of India, you can see that,  both Garuda and Naga are shown as partial humanoids. However, as Hinduism spread from India to south east Asia, the style slowly began to change. Watch what happened when it reached Vietnam. This scene is almost fully portrayed as a fight between 2 animals. They don’t look much like Hindu Gods anymore.  It just looks like a bird holding the snake in its beak and talons. Look at the similarity between these 2 statues. Is this a mere coincidence? Or did Hindus travel to Colombia and set up a site here?

Archeologists do not have any good explanations for this statue. They believe that the sculptor merely carved it because he would have seen an eagle catch a snake. Is it possible that this is the case? No, because if that is the case you would have found only one such statue, but there are several statues unearthed in this area with the same motif. This means this statue was important to the creators, it had some deep meaning. Here is a similar statue which has the same iconography, found at a different site, called El Purutal in Colombia. This shows the exact same features, a bird holding a snake in its beak and talons. Multiple statues with the same motif has been found in this area, in fact the city of San Agustin uses this statue as its unofficial logo and sells a ton of mementos with this motif, but without understanding the real meaning of it.  But how is it possible that Hindus came all the way from India to Colombia?

I will tell you how in just a minute, but let us look at this ancient  statue, which is also found in San Agustin, as soon as you see it, you notice something really bizarre. He has a human body and human hands, but has the trunk of an elephant. Look at how the long trunk goes all the way from the bottom up to his nose, he does not have a human nose, he has the trunk of an elephant and small eyes, like an elephant. Again, archeologists have no real explanation for this statue, but this is the Hindu God Ganesha. He is clearly portrayed as a deity with a human body and an elephant’s face. Look at the similarity, there is no question that this the Hindu God Ganesha. We can even see that both the figures are touching their trunks with their hands and even have helmets on their heads.

But is this really the Hindu God Ganesha? Or am I merely imagining things because of my personal bias towards Hinduism and India? Am I being just another Indian guy, claiming that all other cultures originated from India? No matter which country you are watching this from, We have all seen some guy like this, who believes that his religion or his country, is the best and was the starting point of the world’s civilization. If you look at my channel, I  have previously shown you many ancient sites outside India. I have shown you Peru, which is also in South America, I have shown you ancient sites in the United States, but I never claimed these were Hindu sites. I try consciously not to analyze things with personal bias. So am I the only person, who thinks this is the Hindu God Ganesha? Listen to the conversation I had, with a Colombian shopkeeper.

me: just for the record, this is what we are dealing with.

As you can see even a native Colombian thinks this is the Hindu God Ganesha, and there are many Colombians who think like this. Why? Simply because the statue looks like Ganesha!

But is it really possible for a Hindu culture to reach Colombia during ancient times? All archeologists and Historians agree that Hindus traveled widely out of India. From India, they went to Sri Lanka. They then went to Thailand and then built some of the greatest Hindu temples in Cambodia and Vietnam. We even see some fabulous Hindu sites in Malaya and Indonesia, so all experts agree that yes, Hindus built temples in all of SouthEast Asia. But did they stop there? Or did they travel as far as Colombia? If we do a careful research, we can see plenty of ancient sites which resemble Hindu temples in Australia, Micronesia, Polynesia and yes, they would have reached Colombia. This is why we see the elephant god in Colombia, there are no elephants in Colombia, or even the entire continent of South America by the way. Elephants are found only in Africa and Asia, so it would be impossible for somebody in Colombia to just randomly imagine something like this, during ancient times.

See San Agustin Archeological park is a very mysterious site. Nobody knows the original name of this site,  so they just named it after the city of San Agustin. There are about 500 statues in this park and this is why you see me wearing different outfits, because I have spent many days researching this site. Archeologists do not know who created these statues, how they were carved and why they were set up here.  Most mainstream experts agree that these statues are of unknown origin.  Is it possible that these statues are of Hindu Origin? Are we looking at the remnant of an ancient Hindu temple which existed here, thousands of years ago? If this is the case, who was the main god in this temple?

In this site, we can see many many cylindrical structures, placed all arouDonend. There are more than 30 of them. What are these? These are Lingams, seen in Hindu temples. Lingams are representations of Lord Shiva. But this is nothing, because there are more interesting details on them. Some cylinders at San Agustin have faces carved on them. These are a specific type of lingam called Mukalingam in Hinduism. San Agustin has many of these mukalingams. Some of them, are giant Mukalingams and there is no doubt that these were carved and were worshipped by Hindus in ancient times.

But there is yet another detail which is fascinating. In many lingams of South East Asia, Lingams are portrayed with a topknot, a bundle of hair on top of the lingam. In San Agustin, many lingams have this topknot. I mean this cannot be a mere coincidence, but there is yet another statue, which is now in the San Agustin Museum, which is simply mindboggling.

Here you can see a lingam but it is protected by a snake on top. This is EXACTLY what we call a ‘Nagalingam’ in Hinduism. Naga, the serpent God is shown protecting the lingam. I have shown you this type of lingam many many times on my channel. These kind of details cannot be coincidences, this is a Nagalingam, period.  This is also a mukalingam because it has a face, but look There is even a split in the middle to show that the snake has 2 bodies. The side view shows the 2 bodies of the snakes, joined together to protect the lingam, this is very very clear. and in Hindu temples, you have the same detail – multiple snakes joining together to protect the lingam.

So what do you think? Are the statues of Garuda, Ganesha and Lingam mere coincidences? Am I merely giving a biased perspective? or Was San Agustin, an ancient Hindu temple?

Praveen Mohan