The story is all too known. Yayati summons his sons and asks them to give him their youth in lieu of the crown as a mollification of the curse Sukra gives him. All his sons reject and finally, Puru, the youngest, surrenders his youth. Sourced from Chapter 78, Bhumi Khanda of Padma Purana, below is what Yayati cursed Turu, his eldest son (and his descendents, logically the Turushkas). Look how similar it is to the definition of a person who doesn’t follow Hindu faith. This can be one of those attempts to rationalize the existence of all those non-Hindus and define them as inferior to the Hindu way of life. Was this based on the Huns and other Central Asian tribes at the time of Gupta Empire, was this based on Muslim Central Asian armies like that of Mahmud of Ghazni, who knows? 

अपध्वस्तस्त्वयाऽदेशो ममायं पापचेतन
तस्मात्पापी भव स्वत्वं सर्वधर्मबहिष्कृतः २०
शिखया त्वं विहीनश्च वेदशास्त्रविवर्जितः
सर्वाचारविहीनस्त्वं भविष्यसि न संशयः २१
ब्रह्मघ्नस्त्वं देवदुष्टः सुरापः सत्यवर्जितः
चंडकर्मप्रकर्ता त्वं भविष्यसि नराधमः २२
सुरालीनः क्षुधी पापी गोघ्नश्च त्वं भविष्यसि
दुश्चर्मा मुक्तकच्छश्च ब्रह्मद्वेष्टा निराकृतिः २३
परदाराभिगामी त्वं महाचंडः प्रलंपटः
सर्वभक्षश्च दुर्मेधाः सदात्वं च भविष्यसि २४
सगोत्रां रमसे नारीं सर्वधर्मप्रणाशकः
पुण्यज्ञानविहीनात्मा कुष्ठवांश्च भविष्यसि २५
तव पुत्राश्च पौत्राश्च भविष्यंति न संशयः
ईदृशाः सर्वपुण्यघ्ना म्लेच्छाः सुकलुषीकृताः २६

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