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Old 04-05-2014, 08:13 PM
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That's because most hindu temples in the north were smashed by the invaders. They don't like kafirs.
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Location: Gatineau, QC, Canada
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Originally Posted by The Postman View Post
^ those tower like temples are more South Indian style, I think Hindu temples in the north tend to look different.
That one's from Uttarakhand, in the Himalaya foothills actually.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:21 PM
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When you notice that the eyes of the people are starting to get smaller, you know you are no longer in the Middle East but in Asia. Also you see a lot more facial hair and hooked noses in the Middle East than you do in Asia.
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Dangerous-Boy View Post
Middle east influence was terrible central asia, south asia, and to an extent southeast asia. Persia is still stuck in the dark under mullahs. Their own native religion, Zoroastrianism, is almost extinct. Women are forced to wear head scarves. Who the wants to live like that? This is the nation of the cyrus the great and xerxes who almost defeated the greeks and kept the romans at bay for century. They went totally backwards after the arab invasion of iran.
Afghanistan is still a hellhole thanks to the taliban. Zoroastrianism, buddhism, and hinduism are basically extinct has well. The taliban were particularly cruel to women and financed by the Saudis. They blew up the buddhist statues carved into the mountains. Lets not forget to mention they harbored Osama bin ladin. If the US didn't need revenge for Vietnam, they should have let the Soviets stay in the 80s.
You are never supposed to trust a commie but they are good at nuturing the mullahs.
Pakistan is basically known for exporting jihadis, sheltering Osama as well and is basically a theocratic state.
India is basically suffering from the middle eastern, central Asian invasions of the last 1000 years. There are still ideological differences that flare up. The descendents of the middle eastern and central asian invaders did not assimilate unlike the invaders before them. India is attacked by external and internal jihadis as well. The invaders were also trying to erase the Native indian cultural. urdu was just the beginning. If the mugals stayed in power, India would have ended up backwards like Iran with an arab culture.

This post is just so full of historical inaccuracies and clearly biased trash being peddled for the truth. I wouldn't surprised if you were an Indian in fact since you seem to be towing the same line as the Hindu extremists in India. Why do you fail to mention the state oppression that India is putting the Kashmiris through? And how a huge majority of the population wants to secede from India? Why are you killing Kashmiris? Why have you made over 8,000 disappear into thin air?

Pakistan a theocratic state? It is certainly not but clearly you are trying to paint a false picture here because it fits your agenda. Either that or you are really ignorant and shouldn't be posting.
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Old 04-08-2014, 03:39 PM
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I would say there is a noticeable difference once you go East of Bangladesh, Tajikistan, and India. As for Northward, I would say it changes noticeably once you go North of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan.
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