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What Can We Learn From The Vedic Scriptures? w/ Brannon Vrin Daavin Parker

Brannon Parker joins us on the "Mythicist Milwaukee Show"

Brannon Parker joins us to discuss how the Vedic scriptures have influnced many of the religions that came much later.

He also explains his involvement with protesting in Washington D.C. to provide much needed aid to the Yezidi people who were trapped on Mount Sinjar in Iraq.

Brannon aka Vrndavan attended Vedic Gurukula schools from the age of 4 to 14 years. He studied Sanskrit, Hindi, Vedic literature as well as English, Math, Indian History and the Vedic tradition of Cow protection in the USA, Canada and in Vrndavan, India. He also studied Political Science, World History and Japanese at Kapiolani Community College and Computer Network and Security Infrastructure and Electronics at North Seattle Community College.

Formerly initiated into Gaudiya Vaishnavism by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and Gayatri Mantram from Bhakti-Sundar Govinda Maharaj. He is dedicated to bringing the ideals of Prabhupad’s Vision beyond the confines of the organization and developing a full spectrum Vedic society that encompasses our entire human civilizationHas been researching and publicly presenting Vedic Historical and Cross-cultural connections since 1996.

His main focus has been on highlighting the similarities between the ancient cultures and civilizations around the world and defining their Vedic roots. Brannon stresses the importance of recognizing Hinduism as the world’s longest and most contiguous ancient culture stemming from the World’s ancient Vedic Civilization. He has written numerous essays on the subject and firmly states his opinion that Hinduism and Vedic knowledge and practices hold the key to solving many global problems on a social, economic, ecological, political, and religious level. Brannon dedicates his time to working with organizations that promote Vedic Dharma.

He is the author of “Orissa in the Crossfire-Kandhamal Burning”, and “The Serpent, the Eagle, the Lion and the Disc”.

What Can the Yezidi Learn From Native Americans?

Crispin Mcfall is Native American activist and founding member of Native American and Yezidi American Political and action committee.

Crispin’s work covers the colonization of the Americas and the genocide of native tribes and the genocidal nature of the church. He draws parallels to how the Yezidi community has experienced this type of treatment from the terrorist group known as ISIS or Islamic State in Iraq. 

Crispin joins us live on the Mythicist Milwaukee show to share his work and involvement on this topic and why it is so important. 

The Heritage of the Yezidis with Patrick Harrigan

Patrick Harrigan joins us again on the "Mythicist Milwaukee Show"to discuss the Yezidi religion and their heritage. 

Patrick is a comparative religious scholar, photographer, author and supporter of the Yezidi cause. He speaks German, Hindi-Urdu, Sanskrit, Nepali, Tamil, and Sinhala. He has a degree from the in religion and a post-graduate degree in South Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has written many articles that show case and explain the mythology around religious beliefs.

Patrick visited Washington DC to meet with the Baba Sheikh, spiritual leader of the Yezidi people following the latest assault by ISIS fighters against Yezidi shrines on Mount Sinjar per Baba Sheikh’s request.

Patrick shares his lifelong quest through many religious traditions and how he got involved with the plight of the Yezidis.

For more info on Patrick and his work: 

For Skanda - Murugan it is www.Murugan.org "Comprehensive website of the pan-Indian god Skanda or Murugan in Sanskrit and Tamil sources including photo galleries, research articles, and news"

For Ta'us Melek the Peacock Angel it is www.Peacock-Angel.org This is a brand new website that Patrick is just starting to develop.