Indians have had to deal with a lot of invaders. For centuries, it was a golden
treasure that everyone wanted to plunder. If it wasn't so precious, why would
Columbus risk life, and wrath of the Spanish king to try and find it ?
Remember, the journey to discover the New World began with people's desire to find a
new route to
Till the nineteenth century,
Throughout the millenniums of invasions and conquests, Indians have been tough enough to live through it and sometimes repel the invaders (Greeks, Huns etc), absorb them (Afghans, Iranians) or make good friends with them (British).
The most amazing thing is, Indian culture and religion have survived through it
all. In most parts of the world where such large scale invasions have taken place,
local culture has been obliterated. Christian zeal decimated the culture of
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