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This website, called ACTA INDICA » THE ST THOMAS IN INDIA HISTORY SWINDLE, was created to save the many articles and essays that were originally posted on Hamsa.org (which is now suspended).
Acta Indica » The St. Thomas in India History Swindle website was created so that all issues pertaining to the St. Thomas in India controversy could be made available to the general public in India.
Making public the St. Thomas in India controversy is of primary importance to Indians because the secular Indian media, in collusion with the Roman Catholic Church, refuses to allow any discussion of the subject. In their view St. Thomas's alleged sojourn and martyrdom in India is a matter of faith pertaining to the Christian community. That may be true but the St. Thomas legend is also a major issue of Indian history with serious communal and political overtones.
Aside from the St. Thomas legend itself, which originates in the Acts of Thomas and has various renditions in India and Europe, the controversy concerns the vicious maligning of the Hindu community, making Hindus "apostle killers" in the same way that Jews are made "Christ killers" in Europe. Hindus are not only not apostle killers, they are the victims of an aggressive, empire-building Christian power who invaded Mylapore and destroyed the great Kapaleeswara Shiva Temple on the Mylapore sea beach. Santhome Cathedral in Chennai now stands on the site of the original Shiva temple.
The Acta Indica website has links to two online editions of The Myth of Saint Thomas and the Mylapore Shiva Temple by Ishwar Sharan, as well as numerous researched independent articles by important scholars like Sita Ram Goel and Koenraad Elst.
The Acta Indica website has links to all important St. Thomas in India resources.
Articles posted on Acta Indica are listed on Ishwar Sharan'sand on as soon as they are published.
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