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geography of Rgvedic India (a physical geography of sapta Saindhava) by Monohar Lal Bhargava

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Published by Upper India Pub. House in Lucknow .
Written in English


  • Vedas -- Geography

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LC ClassificationsDS425 .B53
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5349M
LC Control Numbersa 65010226

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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Das, A. ioned: ble. The geography even of the Yajurveda is clearly an Uttar Pradesh centred geography. That the geography of the Rigveda is also the same has escaped the recognition of the scholars purely and simply because these scholars are so mesmerised by the Aryan invasion theory, and so obsessed with the vital need to locate the Rigveda in the northwest and. RIG-VEDIC INDIA yet, ptranoje and absurd as 3 would seem, it the Hindus to be the most ancient civilised people in the world, claim more ancient than even the pre-dynastic races of ancient E^ypt, the Sumerians of Chaldea, or the Assyrians of Nineveh. Such a claim, based as it is on mere tradition, and probably kept alive by national and not.   The Rig-Vedic Aryans had not yet established settlements in the southern India. The Sapta Saindhavas country of the Rig Vedic period was bounded by the Himalayas and Tibet in the east, Turkistan in the north, Afghanistan, in the west and the Aravallis in the south.

knowledge in Hindu eyes (Avari, ) and it manifests the language of the gods in human speech. The laws of the Vedas regulate the social, legal, domestic and religious customs of the Hindus to the present day. The Veda is intimately connected with Vedic ritual and its primary function is a one (Flood, ). Geography of India, our flagship titles is entering its 7e. This book is an established manual on the subject by Majid Husain and is a bestseller in the segment. It is now a widely read reference book that deals with the relevant features and topics of India’s geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner/5(). Hint of Vedic Geography and Spread of Hindu Kingdoms. Santanam did some research and shared with others publicly, underlying the fact that Vedic Hindus knowledge of geography is amazing. Most people know that the Vedas are books of hymns and not a book on history and geography of India. The geographical area eventually occupied by the Rig Vedic tribes is clearly indicated by the mention of certain rivers, mountains localities, tribes and kingdoms which permit of easy identification. The Rigveda mentions the following rivers: Kubha (modern Kabul), the Suvastu (Swat).

About the Book: In The Vedic People, well-known astrophysicist Rajesh Kochhar provides answers to these quintessential questions of ancient Indian history. Drawing upon and synthesizing data from a wide variety of fields-linguistics and literature, natural history, archaeology, history of technology, geomorphology and astronomy-Kochhar presents a bold hypothesis, which seeks to resolve several.   Vedic Hindus’ knowledge of geography is amazing. We know that the Vedas are books of hymns and not a book on history and geography of India. And yet we find names of scores of rivers, mountains and countries. It covers a vast area from Iran to the Vindhyas. They knew the seas on both sides of the Indian subcontinent.   Kochhar is mistaken when he claims that "India does not figure in the Avestan and Pahlevi literature at all" (p). The land of seven rivers, Hapta Hendu, mentioned in Videvdad 1, is none other than Sapta-Sindhu, northwestern India (confirmed e.g. by Gherardo Gnoli: De Zoroastre Mani, Paris , p), and not the Afghan Farah-rud as Kochhar Cited by: Singh, Upinder (), A History of Ancient and Early Mediaeval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century, Pearson Education India, ISBN ; Staal, Frits (), Discovering the Vedas: Origins, Mantras, Rituals, Insights, Penguin Books India, ISBN Geographical range: Indian subcontinent.