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Is Sri Lanka part of Lemuria?

posted Mar 20, 2019, 11:36 PM by Pavithra LH   [ updated Mar 21, 2019, 4:24 AM ]

 Is Sri Lanka part of Lemuria?

There are many maps and other records pointing to us indicating Sri Lanka was once a part of a great land mass in the past. In the ancient folklore and stories about King Ravana says that his ancestors were the kings and queens of that great land next to India.( So was it a seperate land governed by a diffent race?)

In some of the writings talks Indian Suras were not very happy about the power these people of that land held and plotted to kill those kings often. At that time these races (of Sri Lanka) were worhsiping the sun while the Indians worshiped Devas/ Gods. Then again in Indian famous Ramayanaya talks about Ravana being a demon king, but that does not seems to be the case according to Sri Lankans ancient writings. Writings says he was part of a Yakka Gothraya (race)  also some records mentioned him being part of  a race called Asura who were blue colored humans. 

Even in Ptolemy's map, Sri Lanka has been declared a big state. Today, Sri Lanka is a small country in the world. But when we look at these maps we can see Sri Lanka being part of larger country that expanded up to Madagascar and on the other side reaching up to Australia. The question is what happened to this land?

NASA satalite image of a supposed Adams bridge that Rama took to come to  Sri Lanka.

Is this the mythical  ‘lost continent’ of Lemuria, or is this another land mass and its story that has been lost to us.?

The term Lemuria has its origins in the latter part of the 19 th century. The English geologist Philip Sclater was puzzled by the presence of lemur fossils in Madagascar and India but not in mainland Africa and the Middle East. Thus, in his 1864 article entitled ‘The Mammals of Madagascar’, Sclater proposed that Madagascar and India were once part of a larger continent, and named this missing landmass ‘Lemuria’. Sclater’s theory was accepted by the scientific community of that period as the explanation of the way lemurs could have migrated from Madagascar to India or vice versa in ancient times. With the emergence of the modern concepts of continental drift and plate tectonics, however, Sclater’s proposition of a submerged continent was no longer tenable. Yet, the idea of a lost continent refused to die, and some still believe that Lemuria was an actual continent that existed in the past. 

Russian occulist Blavatsky envisioned her Lemuria as covering a vast area. In her own words it stretched from

    ...the foot of the Himalayas, which separated it from the inland sea rolling its waves over what is now Tibet, Mongolia, and the great desert of Schamo (Gobi); from Chittagong, westward to Hardwar, and eastward to Assam.

From thence, it stretched South across what is known to us as Southern India, Ceylon, and Sumatra; then embracing on its way, as we go South, Madagascar on its right hand and Australia and Tasmania on its left, it ran down to within a few degrees of the Antarctic Circle; when, from Australia, an inland region on the Mother Continent in those ages, it extended far into the Pacific Ocean...

I will be posting some articles related to this for us to explore others ideas.

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