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Vedic River Sarasvati and Hindu Civilization
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This book is a compilation of papers presented at a Conference on “Vedic River Sarasvati and Hindu Civilization” held at India International Centre, New Delhi from Oct. 24 to 26, 2008. Participants included ancient Indian history archaeology, space imaging, hydrology, meteorology, glaciology, seismology, ice-age geodynamics, sea-level changes, metallurgy and other earth-and life-science. Conference explores the validation of a consensus that the ancient civilization that emerged and prospered on the banks of Vedic River Sarasvati is the precursor to the civilization, establishing a continuum of human society and achievement. As a result of archaeological explorations since 1947, it became clear that over 80% of about 2600 archaeological sites were not on the banks of river Sindhu but on the banks of Vedic River Sarasvati mentioned in Rigveda in 72 rica-s. Underscoring the indigenous evolution of Hindu civilization on this river basin, theories propounded earlier about Aryan invasions/ migrations stand negated. Projects are ongoing to revive the river which provides an impetus for establishing National Water Grid.

Born 20 October 1939, Dr. S. Kalyanaraman is a life-member and regular participant of the World Association of Vedic Studies. He is the author of: (1) a multilingual comparative dictionary for over 25 ancient language of India, (2) 14-volumes on Vedic River Sarasvati, civilization and script, (3) Public Administration in Asia, 2 Vols. He has also edited two edition of Rama Setu – Scientific, Archaeological and Security Aspects. he is National President of Rameshwaram Rama Setu Protection Movement and Director, Sarasvati Research Centre of Akhila Bharatiya Itihasa Sankalana Yojana.

Foreword
The hoary and sacred River Sarasvati played a great role in the simple lives of the Vedic people of India of the recent centuries. It was indelibly associated with the collective consciousness of the community, the presursor of the later Hindu civilization. The great Vedas, the Vedic Sanskrit language and the culture symbols, practices and achievements have formed a continuum over thousands of years.

It is the fitness of things that erudite scholar from diverse fields of scientific knowledge and came together in a Conference recently to exchange their knowledge and insights on different aspects of what is rightly known as Sarasvati River Civilization. The papers read and the discussions in the Conference should remove any lingering doubt on the reality of the great River Sarasvati. I do hope that those who have been propagating that Sarasvati was only a mythological river, and persisting with the colonial myth of “Aryan invasion”, which has now turned into “Aryan migration”, will turn a new leaf.

It is a matter of great satisfaction that thanks to the effort in the State of Haryana, Sarasvati stands rejuvenated above the ground right into Rajasthan. Those who taken pride in their civilization identity will indeed be happy when the river finally joins the sea waters on the west of our country, after traversing through Gujarat. The ancient symbol will then once again acquire renewed significance in the memory and rituals of the people of the country.

I compliment and congratulate the organizers and sponsors of this Conference.

Preface
This compilation contains multi-disciplinary papers presented at the Conference held from Oct. 24 to 26, 2008 on ‘Vedic River Sarasvati and Hindu civilization’ based on researches and studies carried out during the last 50 years which throw a new light on the origins of civilization and accounts of remarkable culture continuum in India, exemplified by Hindu civilization as a linguistic area.

This work has to be read with a critical review of the work published in 2007 tracing, from a euro-centric indologist’s perspective, the roots of indo-European languages.

This presentation of an euro-centric view-point is intended to be a prelude to the presentation of an alternative view of the continuum of culture traditions, evolution of languages in ancient India, thus challenging the received wisdom of euro-centric origins of Hindu civilization (as exemplified by the much-debated Aryan invasion/migration theories).

Search for European homeland has engaged many scholar for over 200 years; a 2007 account of main facets of this scholarship appears in a book by DW Anthony, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Stepped Shaped the Modern World, Princeton University Press. A critiques of this book appears elsewhere in this compilation.

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Forewordv
Prefacevii
List of Contributorsxiii
Earth And Life-Science
1.River Piracy: Sarasvati that Disappeared – K.S. Valdiya3
2.Vedic Sarasvati: Scientific Signatures on its Origin from the Himalaya - V.M.K. Puri14
3.Peopling of India: Genetics Markers Speak out! - Gyaneshwer Choubey36
4.Sarasvati Drainnage System of Haryana – Satellite Based Study - A.K. Gupta, B.K. Bhadra and J.R. Sharma46
5.Ecological Issues in the End of the Indus-Sarasvati Civilization - Michel Danino65
6.The Saga of the Quest for the River Sarasvati - M.A. Jayashree, M.A. Narasimhan and Haribhau Vaze81
7.Use of Sarasvati Palaeo-Channels Reclamation of Water-Logged Areas of Punjab and Haryana – A Concept Note - R.N. Athavale88
8.The Sarasvati: The Mother of Indian Civilization - B.B. Lal95
9.Where Lived The Rgvedic Rishis, and Artisans, the Founders of Bharatiya Sanskriti? - Shivaji Singh118
10.Sarasvati River and Chronology: Simulations using Planetarium Software - B.N. Narahari Achar146
11.Chronology of Bharata: Reckoning Time - B.N. Narahari Achar170
12.A New Aspect of Sarasvati Civilization - T.P. Verma179
13.Mother Divinity: River Sarasvati, Hindu Civilization Traditions and Metaphors Created by Rsis and Artisans - S. Kalyanaraman196
14.Sarasvati Civilization: Past, Present and Future - Gauri Mahulikar230
15.Vedic Rites Flourished on the Banks of Sarasvati – A.K. Sharma236
16.GVC to IVC (Ganges Valley Civilization to Indus Valley Civilization to Sarasvati Valley Civilization) - K.V. Ramakrishna Rao247
17.Indus-Sarasvati Civilization: In Search of the Truth - Bhu Dev Sharma275
18.Sarasvati and Her Vedic Symbolism - Sampada Savardekar282
19.Democratic Assemblies in the Vedic Era - Shashi Tiwari294
20.The Incredible River, Sarasvati - A Journey from Myth to Reality - Rajesh Purohit303
21.Search for Himalayan Antecedents of the Sarasvati - C.R.B. Lalit310
22.A Search for Lost Civilization and a Lost River: A Letter to the Prime Minister of India - Jagmohan326
23.Sindhu-Sarasvati Traditions, Still Living with Us? Adiga S. Sundara340
24.Legacy of Sarasvati Sindhu Civilization - Ravindra Ramdas and Arun Nigudhar349
25.Civilization along the Sarasvati River – A Scientific Approach - A.R. Chaudhri356
Abstracts:
1.The Lost River Sarasvati: Geological Evidence - K.S. Valdiya381
2.Srasvati River – No More a Debatable Issue - Darshan Lal Jain383
Bibliography387
Index393
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This book is a compilation of papers presented at a Conference on “Vedic River Sarasvati and Hindu Civilization” held at India International Centre, New Delhi from Oct. 24 to 26, 2008. Participants included ancient Indian history archaeology, space imaging, hydrology, meteorology, glaciology, seismology, ice-age geodynamics, sea-level changes, metallurgy and other earth-and life-science. Conference explores the validation of a consensus that the ancient civilization that emerged and prospered on the banks of Vedic River Sarasvati is the precursor to the civilization, establishing a continuum of human society and achievement. As a result of archaeological explorations since 1947, it became clear that over 80% of about 2600 archaeological sites were not on the banks of river Sindhu but on the banks of Vedic River Sarasvati mentioned in Rigveda in 72 rica-s. Underscoring the indigenous evolution of Hindu civilization on this river basin, theories propounded earlier about Aryan invasions/ migrations stand negated. Projects are ongoing to revive the river which provides an impetus for establishing National Water Grid.

Born 20 October 1939, Dr. S. Kalyanaraman is a life-member and regular participant of the World Association of Vedic Studies. He is the author of: (1) a multilingual comparative dictionary for over 25 ancient language of India, (2) 14-volumes on Vedic River Sarasvati, civilization and script, (3) Public Administration in Asia, 2 Vols. He has also edited two edition of Rama Setu – Scientific, Archaeological and Security Aspects. he is National President of Rameshwaram Rama Setu Protection Movement and Director, Sarasvati Research Centre of Akhila Bharatiya Itihasa Sankalana Yojana.

Foreword
The hoary and sacred River Sarasvati played a great role in the simple lives of the Vedic people of India of the recent centuries. It was indelibly associated with the collective consciousness of the community, the presursor of the later Hindu civilization. The great Vedas, the Vedic Sanskrit language and the culture symbols, practices and achievements have formed a continuum over thousands of years.

It is the fitness of things that erudite scholar from diverse fields of scientific knowledge and came together in a Conference recently to exchange their knowledge and insights on different aspects of what is rightly known as Sarasvati River Civilization. The papers read and the discussions in the Conference should remove any lingering doubt on the reality of the great River Sarasvati. I do hope that those who have been propagating that Sarasvati was only a mythological river, and persisting with the colonial myth of “Aryan invasion”, which has now turned into “Aryan migration”, will turn a new leaf.

It is a matter of great satisfaction that thanks to the effort in the State of Haryana, Sarasvati stands rejuvenated above the ground right into Rajasthan. Those who taken pride in their civilization identity will indeed be happy when the river finally joins the sea waters on the west of our country, after traversing through Gujarat. The ancient symbol will then once again acquire renewed significance in the memory and rituals of the people of the country.

I compliment and congratulate the organizers and sponsors of this Conference.

Preface
This compilation contains multi-disciplinary papers presented at the Conference held from Oct. 24 to 26, 2008 on ‘Vedic River Sarasvati and Hindu civilization’ based on researches and studies carried out during the last 50 years which throw a new light on the origins of civilization and accounts of remarkable culture continuum in India, exemplified by Hindu civilization as a linguistic area.

This work has to be read with a critical review of the work published in 2007 tracing, from a euro-centric indologist’s perspective, the roots of indo-European languages.

This presentation of an euro-centric view-point is intended to be a prelude to the presentation of an alternative view of the continuum of culture traditions, evolution of languages in ancient India, thus challenging the received wisdom of euro-centric origins of Hindu civilization (as exemplified by the much-debated Aryan invasion/migration theories).

Search for European homeland has engaged many scholar for over 200 years; a 2007 account of main facets of this scholarship appears in a book by DW Anthony, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Stepped Shaped the Modern World, Princeton University Press. A critiques of this book appears elsewhere in this compilation.

Contents
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Forewordv
Prefacevii
List of Contributorsxiii
Earth And Life-Science
1.River Piracy: Sarasvati that Disappeared – K.S. Valdiya3
2.Vedic Sarasvati: Scientific Signatures on its Origin from the Himalaya - V.M.K. Puri14
3.Peopling of India: Genetics Markers Speak out! - Gyaneshwer Choubey36
4.Sarasvati Drainnage System of Haryana – Satellite Based Study - A.K. Gupta, B.K. Bhadra and J.R. Sharma46
5.Ecological Issues in the End of the Indus-Sarasvati Civilization - Michel Danino65
6.The Saga of the Quest for the River Sarasvati - M.A. Jayashree, M.A. Narasimhan and Haribhau Vaze81
7.Use of Sarasvati Palaeo-Channels Reclamation of Water-Logged Areas of Punjab and Haryana – A Concept Note - R.N. Athavale88
8.The Sarasvati: The Mother of Indian Civilization - B.B. Lal95
9.Where Lived The Rgvedic Rishis, and Artisans, the Founders of Bharatiya Sanskriti? - Shivaji Singh118
10.Sarasvati River and Chronology: Simulations using Planetarium Software - B.N. Narahari Achar146
11.Chronology of Bharata: Reckoning Time - B.N. Narahari Achar170
12.A New Aspect of Sarasvati Civilization - T.P. Verma179
13.Mother Divinity: River Sarasvati, Hindu Civilization Traditions and Metaphors Created by Rsis and Artisans - S. Kalyanaraman196
14.Sarasvati Civilization: Past, Present and Future - Gauri Mahulikar230
15.Vedic Rites Flourished on the Banks of Sarasvati – A.K. Sharma236
16.GVC to IVC (Ganges Valley Civilization to Indus Valley Civilization to Sarasvati Valley Civilization) - K.V. Ramakrishna Rao247
17.Indus-Sarasvati Civilization: In Search of the Truth - Bhu Dev Sharma275
18.Sarasvati and Her Vedic Symbolism - Sampada Savardekar282
19.Democratic Assemblies in the Vedic Era - Shashi Tiwari294
20.The Incredible River, Sarasvati - A Journey from Myth to Reality - Rajesh Purohit303
21.Search for Himalayan Antecedents of the Sarasvati - C.R.B. Lalit310
22.A Search for Lost Civilization and a Lost River: A Letter to the Prime Minister of India - Jagmohan326
23.Sindhu-Sarasvati Traditions, Still Living with Us? Adiga S. Sundara340
24.Legacy of Sarasvati Sindhu Civilization - Ravindra Ramdas and Arun Nigudhar349
25.Civilization along the Sarasvati River – A Scientific Approach - A.R. Chaudhri356
Abstracts:
1.The Lost River Sarasvati: Geological Evidence - K.S. Valdiya381
2.Srasvati River – No More a Debatable Issue - Darshan Lal Jain383
Bibliography387
Index393
 
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