Dear rps, Yes it is so,but …
Yes it is so,but here all the “modern scholars” debate on the basis of broken proofs ,as such in olden days people only used palm leaves and perishable proofs to document their history,truth is more a mystery and we have to believe even in the oral traditions, each oral tradittions cannot be a myth or moreover an exaggeration .Many people only has the tendency to take the kings reference or datum to refer to a cast of olden times..Ex kushans defeated the sakas (Scythian kings) so most say only kushan kings race was been found while kushan’s rule (whatever they might be)is no worth,and where the local population of scythians have might been migrated they think of ,after their kings defeat???? Even it does not say after invasions the kings killed the whole existing populations,They might have mixed or might have been degraded in the new kingdom(maybe),its all about the acceptance of the people of the new kingdom.I have also heard about a Bengali king to the rajputs (near rajasthan) ,that doesn’t make the kingdom bengali nor it makes the king a rajput.
I have gone through many of the comments people trying to “establish” a jewish heritage only,there were many jewish converted to Christian in Malabar (I am not saying about the knas) ,but that does not emphasise claims that “only” jewish people got converted.Even the “Aryan Pandits” (I will not use the word namboothiri as all will come with the later migration theories of namboodiri) were converted by St.Thomas.Even the buddist monks were sent to the TAMILAKAM from the Mauryan empire.So even the early buddist monks were not Dravidians,it is the Aryans.
Even I have seen non Christians saying that there were no namboothiris at that time so all St.Thomas Christianity is a fairy tale.Hence most of the people here gave least resistence and just tried to agree to thefact that all are now” Jewish converts”…as the prior is resisted with the namboothiri migration theories ,Also ,we can listen about an olden day usage of the word” Naanaar” by non Christians to denote the St.Thomas Nasranis which simply means “people from different castes in union”.
There was an the Aryan priestly privileged class long before the namboothiri migration one cannot deny.
It is like asking a question ??To which all parts of the country malayalees did migrate ??
The answer will be Delhi,Mumbai,Bangalore,Pune,Chennai, Kolkata…..Mass migration.
But do anyone know that even there are malayalee families in Satara,Kolhapur,Raigad (just giving an example) etc etc but not in a greater extent ,even they don’t have places for worship in these areas as the community is too small.
Later after 200 years no one will even know that even malayalee people lived in Satara,Kolhapur n in minor quantities.
But for cities like Mumbai ,Pune etc yes thay can trace their existence as there may be no of churches or temples and even more people for a proof.Think.
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